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brazilmine Environmental

The Mine Disaster That Is Being Called The #BrazilianFukushima

We all recall the events in Fukushima from 2011, when a nuclear disaster at the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant occurred after a category 9 earthquake triggered a tsunami, which in turn destroyed three of the plant’s six nuclear reactors. Now, over five years removed from the catastrophic event, we are still actively facing the consequences […]
rainforestclear Environmental

World’s Most Diverse Rainforests Are Cleared For Breakfast Cereals, Margarine & Shampoo

– 2 Million Hectares Burnt For Palm Oil Plantations With little over three weeks before the Paris climate conference it seems there is little coverage and discussion around the forest fires which have been burning relentlessly throughout Indonesia in the mainstream press. Since July, Indonesia has lost over 2 million hectares of unspoilt forests and peatlands due to the […]
buddhist Environmental

1 Billion Buddhists Urge For Action On Climate Change

Buddhist Leaders Unite Fifteen of the world’s most senior Buddhists have issued a landmark call to political leaders to adopt an effective climate change agreement at the UN negotiations in Paris starting 30 November. This urgent call for action on climate change, from leaders representing over a billion Buddhists worldwide, is unprecedented. The Buddhist Climate […]
NuclearNation Environmental

“Nuclear Nation” Shows Fukushima’s Human Face

In one of the largest environmental catastrophes in the history of mankind, the Fukushima Nuclear Power Plant suffered a meltdown of three of its reactors on April 19, 2011. The area surrounding the plant was immediately rendered uninhabitable, and radiation released during the incident was detected thousands of miles away. Making the effects of this […]
gothamgreen Environmental

3 Friends Built A Greenhouse On A Roof & Got 625 Tons Of Produce!

A Globalized Food System The current industrial agricultural model has benefited human populations (above all else) over the last century, taking the human population from approximately 1.6 billion people in the early 1900’s to over 7 billion people on 31st of October 2011. The widespread clearance of land across all continents for agriculture, combined with the use of […]
girlphone Environmental

Environmentally-Friendly Phone Apps To Help You Live Green

Interested in green living? Then you’ll be happy to know that there are numerous apps available that will make living an eco-friendly lifestyle easier. Whether you’re looking to change your eating habits or you’re just searching for the most eco-friendly lightbulbs, there’s an app for that. Check out the following environmentally-friendly apps that will help […]
permablitzbop2 Environmental

Have You Thought About Permablitzing Your Yard?

What is a Permablitz? The term permablitz is a contraction of permaculture and blitz, where a blitz simply means a focused effort to get something done. Permablitzes are always free, public events, with free workshops and shared food, where you get some exercise and have a good time. To be defined as a permablitz each […]