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Our oceans, our responsibility

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3 mentions2 months ago
For some people the oceans may seem vast - to me they are my garden and my home. For the last three decades I have spent most of my life ...

Every Decade the Amount of Plastic We Produce Doubles! Learn How to Stop This NOW

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7 mentions2 months ago
Not a day goes by in our life that we don’t interact with plastic. This material is in objects that many of us cannot go a day without, such as ...

Arid land to a fertile Eden: permaculture lessons from Portugal

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12 mentions1 month ago
The land undulates upwards into gentle hills, cradling nooks of fertile terraces growing sweetcorn, sunflowers and tomatoes, before rolling down into tranquil lakes. It looks like a natural Edenic paradise ...

New bill aims to cut protection to 1M hectares of Brazilian rainforest

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4 mentions1 month ago
A proposal under review by the Brazilian government aims to shrink four protected areas in the Amazon and eliminate another area entirely, Greenpeace says. If approved, the bid would put ...

China solar, wind to attract $780 billion investment by 2030

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24 mentions7 days ago
SHANGHAI China's wind and solar sectors could attract as much as 5.4 trillion yuan ($782 billion) in investment between 2016 and 2030 as the country tries to meet its renewable ...

Our Oceans Are Garbage

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18 mentions1 month ago
Photos by authorThis post originally appeared on VICE Canada.When you're driving down the West Coast Highway on Vancouver Island, it's hard not to be in awe of the surrounding natural ...

Invisible plastic particles from textiles and tyres a major source of ocean pollution

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8 mentions2 months ago
Wed, 22 Feb 2017 Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans ...

How Plastic Bottles Benefit ExxonMobil

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19 mentions2 weeks ago
America has a dangerous and deadly addiction to plastic. If recent trends in New York State are any indication, it’s not going away anytime soon, thanks in part to multi-million-dollar ...

Online database maps ocean pollution and its effect on animals

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12 mentions2 weeks ago
A group of German scientists has compiled findings from 1,267 studies in an effort to make information accessible to the public. There is no away. Garbage trucks do not make ...

Our Oceans Are A Human Casualty

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8 mentions6 days ago
My son pondered the ocean: Its life, its force, its energy, its vastness, and its beauty. Sadly, climate change and human interference could change all that. As I sat behind ...

London's Newest Sculpture Is Seabirds Vomiting Plastic

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29 mentions3 weeks ago
In the near future, taking a dip in the ocean could be more like thrashing in the ball pit at McDonald’s. A conservative estimate puts more than 5 trillion pieces ...

Wind power records set in Scotland and India

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15 mentions2 weeks ago
Scottish wind turbines sent more than 1.2 million megawatt hours of electricity to the National Grid in March, according to new analysis of data from WeatherEnergy by WWF Scotland. In ...

5 Chinese “artivists” that took on China’s air pollution

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2 mentions1 week ago
With avenues of protest and online discussion strictly controlled, artists in China are finding increasingly creative ways to voice their frustration at their cities’ appalling air pollution. It's easy to ...

The Brazilian Government Is Voting to Deforest Even More of the Amazon Rainforest

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5 mentions2 months ago
When Spanish conquistadores first trundled upon the edges of the Amazon rainforest, they believed they were glimpsing a virgin landscape, untouched by man, apparently not paying much attention to the ...

Tunisia bans disposable plastic shopping bags

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24 mentions3 weeks ago
In an effort to reduce plastic waste, shoppers will no longer be able to get single-use bags at supermarkets. If you happen to be shopping for groceries in Tunisia, you ...

Supermarkets are being urged to create plastic-free aisles to help save our oceans

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9 mentions2 months ago
It's durable, flexible and keeps our food fresh; for a long time, plastic seemed like the perfect product. This was until we realised that we can never actually get rid ...

Communities in Mexico step up to protect a disappearing forest

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3 mentions1 month ago
On a Saturday afternoon in January, Julia Carabias, one of Mexico’s most respected biologists, was making herself useful – putting a fresh coat of blue paint on the walls of ...

Japan accelerates wind power development as govt support pays off: study

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17 mentions2 months ago
TOKYO With a month to go this fiscal year, Japan's installation of new wind power capacity in 2016-17 is set to come in almost double that of the previous 12 ...

Brazil halves environment budget amid rising Amazon deforestation

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16 mentions2 weeks ago
The Brazilian government is cutting its environment ministry budget by 51% as part of a bid to limit the country’s spiralling deficit. The cuts come as deforestation rates are rising,

Solar Power Now Least Expensive Source Of Electricity In 60 Countries −

6 mentions3 weeks ago
March 5th, 2017 by Steve HanleySolar power is now the least expensive source of electricity in 60 countries around the world, according to Bloomberg New Energy Finance. Why is that ...

Comment: What’s behind China’s renewable energy surge?

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7 mentions2 weeks ago
China’s wind and solar industry is projected to expand fivefold by 2030, displacing fossil energy sources by the equivalent of 300 million tonnes of standard coal and saving enough water ...

IRENA: Solar Outpaced Wind During Banner Year For Renewables

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6 mentions3 weeks ago
Adding to the list of studies highlighting the immense growth of renewables last year, the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) has released a new report that finds global renewable energy ...