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Gold mining the Amazon: Deforestation 2.0 [w/videos]

Rainforest exploitation is a concept we have been sadly used to for years. Images of deforestation have long been a common sight in tropical countries, as illegal logging of trees and ever increasing pressure from agriculture keep claiming thousands of … Continue reading

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Photo of the week (1st Oct 2013)

This is a new section of the blog, photography. It’s a great passion of mine, so it will be a different and meaningful way to express myself, rather than just by writing. Photos posted here will be related to the … Continue reading

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Can we save Canada’s wilderness from human exploitation? [w/video]

Canada’s hidden natural treasures are under threat. Tar sands developments in the Alberta region are already causing a devastating impact on the local environment, which many of us will have already witnessed through dramatic pictures of barren landscapes and polluted … Continue reading

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Let’s name storms after climate change deniers! [w/video]

What if we named the most devastating storms caused by climate change after climate skeptics? This is exactly what folks at ClimateNameChange.org have done! Since 1954, the World Meteorological Organization has been naming extreme storms after people. But we propose … Continue reading

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Biggest ice island in years breaks off Greenland’s glacier

The biggest block of arctic freshwater ice since 1962 has broken off Petermann glacier, in Greenland. Andreas Muenchow, a researcher from University of Delaware, reported that an “ice island” four times the size of Manhattan was born in the early … Continue reading

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Oil: the pulse of our society

All hail oil! Make no mistake, whatever progress humanity has managed to pull in the last 50 years or so is due to the abundance and widespread availability of black gold. No such things as mass transport, building, Information Technology, … Continue reading

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BP posts $17bn loss, CEO Tony Hayward quits

Tony Hayward, Chief Executive Officer of BP is to be replaced by Bob Dudley, the U.S. executive managing the company’s response to the spill in the Gulf of Mexico. “I believe that it is not possible for the company to … Continue reading

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Home – A must-see documentary by Yann-Arthus Bertrand

A masterpiece in its kind, “Home” by Yann-Arthus Bertrand was released on June 5th, 2009 for Earth Day. Play the full movie on youtube: << Home >>

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