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No One Can Escape the Toxic 'Biosphere of War' in Gaza
World  (tags: Middle East, Israel, Palestine, warfare, pollution, contaminants, humanitarian disasters )

Freya
- 27 days ago - alternet.org
The environmental effects of war can be felt for years.
It's 50 Years Since Climate Change Was First Seen. Now Time Is Running Out
World  (tags: global warming, climate change, pollution, weather )

Freya
- 66 days ago - theguardian.com
Making up for years of delay and denial will not be easy, nor will it be cheap. Climate polluters must be held accountable.
Demand a NAFTA Replacement That Puts People and Planet Before Corporate Profits!
World  (tags: trade, commerce, treaties, agreements, greed, jobs, pollution, petitions )

Freya
- 101 days ago - petitions.signforgood.com
Our nation's trade agreements should support good jobs and a safe environment - not corporations that offshore jobs and pollute our air, water and climate. But right now, the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA) is a disaster for our communities.
Photographer Snaps Photo He Wishes Didn't Exist
World  (tags: plastic pollution, seahorse clings to q-tip, oceans, pollution, plastic, environment )

Philippa
- 251 days ago - msn.com
A California-based nature photographer, nominated for wildlife photographer of year, wishes the photo he's nominated for "didn't exist."  Justin Hofman's photo of a tiny seahorse clinging to a pink plastic cotton swab highlights plastic pollution.
ChampsElysees Is Going Car-Free the First Sunday of Each Month / MNN - Mother Nature Network
World  (tags: Paris, champs elysees, car-free, pollution, arch de triomph, tourists, walkability )

Barbara
- 744 days ago - mnn.com
This was the first day of an ongoing plan to dedicate the first Sunday of every month to making parts of Paris car-free, in an effort to reduce pollution and promote the city's walkability. Buses, Taxis still allowed, however. Other cities considering it.
How to Make Filthy Water Drinkable
World  (tags: science, news, discovery, children, Water, Ted, Talk, humans, ethics, pollution, protection, nature, wildlife, AnimalWelfare, protection, habitat, suffering )

Mari
- 838 days ago - ted.com
TED Talk Filmed July 2009 at TEDGlobal 2009 Michael Pritchard: How to make filthy water drinkable
The Great Frack Forward
World  (tags: China, coal, Economy, Environment, Fracking, health concerns, pollution, Video, water contamination )

Lynn
- 860 days ago - politicsplus.org
China is fracking to feed the economy and deal with pollution. Not surprisingly, the Chinese are running into the same problems as everywhere else, problems that threaten its very survival.
Heading for a World Apocalypse?
World  (tags: overpopulation, conflict, consumerism, environment, sustainability, pollution )

Freya
- 1064 days ago - churchandstate.org.uk
Conditions that could lead to a planetary apocalypse are developing in many categories that are seen by experts from many disciplines as requiring urgent improvement. Population growth is outpacing planetary resources, affecting global health and...
Subsidies at 16 Times Carbon Prices Stymie Pollution Curbs
World  (tags: IEA, Energy, pollution, carbon emissions, carbon price, government, UnitedNations )

Roger
- 1075 days ago - bloomberg.com
Subsidies for fossil fuels are overwhelming efforts to curb pollution, the International Energy Agency said.Tax-breaks, subsidized fuel prices and other government support amount to an incentive to pollute worth $115 per metric ton of carbon-dioxide, the
Bye Bye Plastic Bags Bali
World  (tags: Bali, plastic bags, plastic bag ban, pollution, plastic pollution, beaches, sealife, beauty, ugliness, schoolkids activism )

Barbara
- 1110 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
Bali is our home and covered by waste of Plastic. We want to stop this. We want to collect 1 million signatures to urge the government to create and activate a law that forbids the use of plastic bags on Bali. From two schoolkids ages 12 and 13,
Make Ecocide An International Crime Against Peace
World  (tags: crime, ecocide, ethics, government, HumanRights, environment, pollution, society, world )

Kathy
- 1322 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
To world leaders: "As concerned citizens of a fragile planet, we call on you to back an international law of Ecocide. We call on you to make ecocide the 5th International Crime Against Peace. Life on Earth as it is now cannot survive if we continue to...
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Tell Holland America Cruise Lines to Stop Supporting the Grind Slaughter of Cetaceans in the Faroes!
World  (tags: slaughter, killed, killing, suffering, sadness, wildlife, protection, endangered, extinction, conservation, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, environment, whales, activists, violence, sadness, media, internet, government, conservation, ecosyste )

Kelly
- 1412 days ago - change.org
The Faroe Islands are home to an extremely barbaric cetacean drive hunt, called the Grindadráp/Grind. During a Grind, hundreds of pilot whales and other cetaceans are driven into fjords, and pulled up onto kill beaches,
Denmark Is About To Set Even More Ambitious Climate Goals Than All Of Europe
World  (tags: government, politics, world, climate change, greenhouse gases, global warming, Denmark, goodnews, environment, pollution )

Michael
- 1560 days ago - thinkprogress.org
Agreement in Denmark's parliament this week cleared the way for passage of climate targets that would outstrip the recent goals set by the European Union.
China Starts Televising the Sunrise on Giant TV Screens Because Beijing Is So Clouded in Smog (TEXT,PHOTOS and SHORT VIDEO)
World  (tags: Beijing, smog, humans, world, air quality, pollution, health, society, children, government, news )

Carrie
- 1589 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
The air took on an acrid odor, and many of the city's commuters wore industrial strength face masks as they hurried to work. 'I couldn't see the tall buildings across the street this morning,' I often cough, and my nose is always irritated.
 

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