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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 )

BMutiny
- 47 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
- 141 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
- 163 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
- 367 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
- 378 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 )

BMutiny
- 414 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
- 625 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
- 716 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
- 863 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
- 892 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.
E-Hell on Earth: Where the West's Electronics Go to Die
World  (tags: africa, children, electronics, pollution, poison, poverty, corruption )

Judith
- 980 days ago - gizmodo.com
While American consumers clamor for the latest and greatest in consumer electronics, our older digital devices are inundating and poisoning a generation of children in Ghana.
Global Frackdown Day of Action - October 19, 2013
World  (tags: Global Frackdown Day of Action, World wide event, fracking, global initiative, pollution, environmental, stop the destruction )

Dandelion
- 987 days ago - globalfrackdown.org
One day of Action, one United World-Wide effort. Find an event or create your own. Learn about the global initiative to ban fracking.
Idle No More Movement Held Protests Across Canada and USA for Treaty Rights
World  (tags: Idle No More, Protest, conservation, climate, globalwarming, ecosystems, destruction, pollution, humans, habitat, animals, water, nature, activists, arts, rights, world, sadness, dishonesty, ethics, culture, abuse, society, humanrights, freedoms )

Roxy
- 994 days ago - huffingtonpost.ca
Idle No More organizers said more than 50 events were taking place in Canada, the U.S. and in other countries. One of the largest was at the B.C. legislature over proposed pipeline projects to which First Nations communities have been lining up in action
Costa Rica Must Defend Its Citizens and Protected Lands, Says U.N. Expert
World  (tags: climate, climate-change, conservation, environment, ecosystems, endangered, globalwarming, greenhousegases, habitatdestruction, habitat, wildlife, world, Sustainabililty, trees, water, protection, nature, pollution, humans, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES )

JL
- 1057 days ago - ticotimes.net
U.N. expert John Knox said that "criminal threats strike at the heart" of Costa Rica's long history of civilian environmentalism.
 

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