The Great Barrier Reef will suffer irreparable damage by 2030 unless radical action is taken to reduce carbon emissions and the impact of industrialization, a report compiled by WWF has warned. Part of this year’s Earth Hour Initiative, the report – entitled Lights Out For The Reef – warns that port expansion projects and further… Read More “Game Over” for the Great Barrier Reef?
The circular economy is a concept that is still largely unknown under this term and as it’s been something I’ve been trying to work within , mainly because I aspire to work under those principles when I own my own company one day, I will help spread it. As such I will explain what it… Read More The Circular Economy
I am a student of Environmental Economics. When I tell people this, I can almost see them conjuring images of natural beauty being destroyed and me fighting to protect it with tooth and nail. That is not me; I am not an activist, nor a protectionist nor conservationist. I believe that all those things are… Read More Reshaping Cities
On the 3rd of February tens of thousands of Canadian activists held overnight vigils in over 270 towns and cities nationwide against the construction of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline. Organized by opposition groups such as CREDO, Rainforest Action Network, the Sierra Club, #IdleNoMore, and 350.org, demonstrators gathered to urge President Obama to reject… Read More People or Profit? Tar Sands, the First Nations, and the Struggle for Canada’s Oil Reserves
Greenpeace activists staged a demonstration in front of Budapest’s landmark Liberty Statue 10 days ago, to protest against the expansion of the Paks nuclear power plant. Under the agreement that was settled by the Hungarian Prime Minister, Viktor Orban, with Moscow a few weeks ago, the Hungarian government will receive a thirty-year loan of 10… Read More Hungary and the nuclear option: going backward or looking ahead?
Too slow is the aid sent to the survivors of the Philippines affected by Typhoon Haiyan, and help in many areas has not yet arrived. Valerie Amos, Under-Secretary General of the United Nations for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator, hopes that in the next 48 hours intervention will be more timely. “The situation is… Read More S.O.S.
If you were about to cook meat for your meal, maybe it is better to postpone the viewing of this video. But probably it won’t have any effect on you, apart from the 2 seconds surprise and disgust reaction, so click play and sink into this 6-minute speechless clip. The video is directed by Ron… Read More Mass consumption for inhumane production.