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Minamata Disease Continues Devastation After 60 Years
Offbeat  (tags: environment, destruction, water, Minamata, Japan, minamata disease, habitatdestruction )

Naoko
- 71 days ago - the-japan-news.com
First diagnosed in people who consumed seafood contaminated by methylmercury discharged from Chisso Corp.'s Minamata plant. The disease damages the central nervous system, causing such symptoms as sensory disturbance and visual field constriction.
Hawking: Humans at Risk of Lethal 'Own Goal'
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, Nuclear war, global warming, genetically-engineered viruses, destruction, mankind )

Ray
- 189 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Humanity is at risk from a series of dangers of our own making, according to Prof Stephen Hawking.
Rallies Call for Climate Change Action Ahead of Paris Summit
Offbeat  (tags: Demonstrations, Rallies, climate-change, environment, destruction )

Ray
- 239 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Demonstrations are getting under way worldwide to demand action to stop climate change on the eve of the UN summit in Paris.
When Concrete Buildings Drive People Mad
Offbeat  (tags: buildings, Post-war architecture, destruction, historic building )

Ray
- 264 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Post-war architecture is loved by some and loathed by many. A series of battles is taking place across the UK over whether to preserve certain concrete buildings. Which ones have divided opinion the most?
If the Ocean Dies, We Die!
Offbeat  (tags: interesting, humans, news, society, world, climate-change, animals, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, endangered, globalwarming, habitat, nature, oceans, protection, wildlife, culture, education, ethics, government, AnimalWelfare, conser )

BackSoon
- 294 days ago - ecowatch.com
"Paul Watson" If the ocean dies, we all die. Why? A few people have asked me to explain just why it is that humanity will die if the ocean dies.
For Some Yellowstone Bison, the Roaming Ends at the Slaughterhouse
Offbeat  (tags: AnimalWelfare, animalrights, animalwelfare, conservation, cruelty, death, endangered, environment, ethics, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, rescued, sadness, slaughter, suffering, wildanimals, wildlife, animals, destruction, conservation, environm )

ELIZABETH
- 337 days ago - washingtonpost.com
YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. âEUR" Even for a park with a history of unhappy encounters between people and wildlife, 2015 is shaping up as an eventful year for Yellowstone and its bison.
Schools in Uganda Are Getting Bulldozed So Foreign Developers Can Build Stores
Offbeat  (tags: destruction, humans, protection, world, children, corruption, education, humans, news, sadness, world, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, ethics, HumanRights, humanrights, humans, interesting, corruption, world, society, prevention, protection, risks, society, stu )

ELIZABETH
- 340 days ago - takepart.com
With dozens of campuses destroyed, the government has launched an investigation into shady-seeming land grabs by real estate investors.
Project Katrina
Offbeat  (tags: climate, climate-change, climatechange, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, GoodNews, green, habitat, habitatdestruction, humans, nature, water, weather, americans, environment, GoodNews, humans, interesting )

ELIZABETH
- 341 days ago - takepart.com
TakePart introduces you to âEURoeProject Katrina: 10 Years of Resilience in New Orleans
Lake Nipissing Fish Crisis Prompts Protest Rally
Offbeat  (tags: animals, conservation, destruction, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, green, oceans, water, wildlife, world, protection, nature, humans, abuse, corruption, crime, environment, dishonesty, law, sadness, conservation, endangered, environ )

ELIZABETH
- 349 days ago - baytoday.ca
Dead fish from gill netting being tossed back into the lake or dumped on land. Poaching and gill nets threatened the lake.
Where Is All the Aid Money for Nepal Going? Open Data Could Help Lift the Veil
Offbeat  (tags: ethics, Refugees&Relief, middle-east, news, corruption, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, crime, world, destruction, world )

ELIZABETH
- 351 days ago - takepart.com
The OpenNepal site looks to make donations transparent by publicly tracking how much money NGOs and agencies receive.
Warming 'Worst Case' Must Be Considered Say Experts
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, destruction, animals, globalwarming, endangered, CO2emissions, nature, healthconditions, conservation, pollution, wildlife, environment, trees, weather, water, oceans )

Ray
- 377 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Climate change may lead to crop failures and food shortages later this century,Climate change risks should be assessed in the same way as threats to national security or public health according to a new report.
Climate Change Plans Require Urgent Action, Government Warned
Offbeat  (tags: globalwarming, climate-change, environment, destruction, pollution, conservation, animals, endangered, Sustainabililty, water, trees )

Ray
- 392 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The UK must take urgent action to prepare for the impact of climate change, the government has been warned.
Pope Francis Encyclical Calls for End to Fossil Fuels
Offbeat  (tags: fossil fuels, Environment, destruction, ecosystem., Earth )

Ray
- 403 days ago - bbc.co.uk
The Pope calls for a radical change in behaviour to save the planet for future generations,The Pope has issued an encyclical, calling for fossil fuels to be "progressively replaced without delay".
India's Slum Children Push Politicians To Provide Clean Water, Toilets
Offbeat  (tags: government, children, goodnews, India, slum, clean water, water, healthconditions, destruction )

Naoko
- 425 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Struggling Indian kids have heard their government's promises, but they haven't seen much action - so they're taking matters into their own little hands.
 

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