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Turning Waste Into Building Blocks of the Future City
Offbeat  (tags: Science, Environment, Technology, Architecture, Building Tomorrow, Pollution, Sustainability )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.com
Modern cities create vast quantities of waste. But rather than causing a crisis, could these overflowing landfills help create urban landscapes of the future? In the third of Building Tomorrow's expert viewpoints,
Air Pollution 'Causing Deadly Public Health Crisis'
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, CO2emissions, environment, public health crisis' )

Ray
- 13 days ago - bbc.co.uk
New schools, care homes and hospitals should be built far away from major roads because of the dangers of air pollution, a report by MPs says.
Beijing Marathon Smog Takes Health Out of Exercise
Offbeat  (tags: CO2emissions, climate, destruction, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, government, healthconditions, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, world, environment, health, humans, news, safety, society, sports, world, asia, chin )

Jessica
- 57 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Smog in Beijing is so bad that marathon runners were wearing gas masks last week. It's one of the smoggiest cities in the world. 30,000 athletes were registered to run. Some dropped out, some quit early, and some wore masks.
Go Aboard A Fleet Of Military Ghost Ships Decaying Off The Coast Of San Francisco - Pictures
Offbeat  (tags: americans, design, environment, government, health, humans, oceans, odd, photos, pictures, pollution, protection, world )

Caree
- 68 days ago - msn.com
Since 1946, the United States' government has maintained fleets of various "mothballed" ships, which can be readied and used in case of a crisis. Today, 10 ships remain, rusting in the California sun, leaving toxic chemicals in the water. Because of this,
Save the Wild Tigers of Vietnam - ForceChange
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, forests, animals, government, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, wildlife, trees, world, globalwarming, pollution, activists, culture, death, education, environment, ethics, government )

Wendy
- 100 days ago - forcechange.com
Please sign this petition to urge the Prime Minister Tan Dung Nguyen and the Vietnamese government to strengthen their enforcement of banning illegal trading and poaching while also preserving the remaining forests, loss of which is the biggest threat
ERADICATING ECOCIDE GLOBAL INITIATIVE
Offbeat  (tags: animals, climate, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, environment, forests, globalwarming, government, green, habitat, nature, oceans, politics, pollution, protection, radia-active, Sustainabililty, trees, water, wildlife, world, cr )

Annamaria
- 277 days ago - eradicatingecocide.com
END ECOCIDE IN EUROPE has become a global initiative, the whole world can now support the initiative and sign Eradicating Ecocide Global Initiative. PLEASE SIGN AND SHARE
Thirteen Indigenous Grandmothers Speak: Is It Time for Us to Join Them?
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, pollution, activists, americans, culture, education, freedoms, government, environment, ethics, economy, politics, interesting, humanrights, corporate, dishonesty, ethics, finance, SustainableDevelopment, sustainabledevelopment, conservati )

Michael
- 384 days ago - opednews.com
The name of the game was Monopoly and it was played out in the "real world" as well as in the board game of the same name. Thus, today, we have just a few corporations left competing on the "Board of Life." And just like the game, the prize is ownership.
Walkers Wisconsin! Half a Million$$ To POACHERS!
Offbeat  (tags: Governor Walker, GOP, environment, crime, animals, bizarre, interesting, news, off-beat, americans, protection, wildlife, dogs, ethics, business, environment, destruction, Corruption, DNR!, humans, protection, pollution )

Roxy
- 470 days ago - jsonline.com
Scott Walker cancels $500,000 grant to sportsmen's group with GOP tieThe decision was announced only hours after the Journal Sentinel asked state officials about a 2005 case in which the president was cited for hunting with an improper license.
4 Ways Disposable Wipes Are Causing Problems
Offbeat  (tags: ecosystems, climate, conservation, environment, pollution, protection, oceans, nature, habitat, humans, wildlife, world, water, NewTechnology, technology, consumers, safety, shopping, babies, children, recycling )

Kelly
- 516 days ago - care2.com
Chances are pretty high that you have a tub of disposable disinfecting wipes somewhere in your house. Maybe it's sitting on the toilet, skulking in the kitchen or waiting in the go bag you keep by the door so you always have some on hand.
Take Action: Support the 2013 Walk for Our Grandchildren
Offbeat  (tags: climate-change, climate, CO2emissions, climatechange, environment, energy, greenhousegases, globalwarming, globalwarming, politics, healthconditions, pollution, protection )

JL
- 527 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Why am I, a North Carolinian, walking 100 miles from Camp David to the White House? So that President Obama will say "No to Keystone XL!" for my grandchildren, who are not yet born, and for everyone's grandchildren.
Citizen Army Lobbies Congress for Clean Air
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, protection, politics, healthconditions, humans, congress, propaganda, usa, ethics, unusual, safety, society, protection, interesting, goodnews, americans )

JL
- 577 days ago - earthjustice.org
Ambassadors from every state arrive en masse to buttonhole congress reps
ACTION NEEDED Update #1 Stop Dunkin' Donuts From Using Styrofoam
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, wildlife, conservation, ecosystems, habitatdestruction, destruction, endangered, environment, protection, world, money, business, politics, safety, prevention, treatment, animalwelfare, animalcruelty, animaladvocates, endangered, sadness, suffe )

Kelly
- 578 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Today I propose that we all tweet to Dunkin' Donuts (@dunkindonuts) urging them to phase out their Styrofoam cups. We can make a difference!
Bizarre or Brilliant? Recycling Projects So Offbeat, We Can't Tell (PHOTOS)
Offbeat  (tags: pollution, recycling, sustainable, society, off-beat, unusual, protection, odd, pictures, photos, environment )

JL
- 578 days ago - takepart.com
Reusing is always noble, but sometimes it's tricky to gauge the results.
Video:Service Warriors: Students Collect More Than 1,300 Pieces of Trash
Offbeat  (tags: conservation, environment, GoodNews, nature, humans, oceans, pollution, protection, Sustainabililty, water, wildlife, society, culture, interesting, children )

JL
- 594 days ago - blog.oceanconservancy.org
Cleaning up the ocean starts in your own backyard! Watch this video and see how local students are working with Ocean Conservancy to help keep our ocean healthy.
 

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