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Citarum River

If you have time I’d suggest looking at this 25-minute video: it really shows just what we are up against with the industrial-consumer world. Pretty much everything that could be…

Poisoning Hawai’i

This one seems pretty dire, and all the usual suspects involved. 🙁 I noticed too that this is one more aspect of colonial behaviour. Hawai’i and Puerto Rico are supposedly…

They still don’t get it …!

Very interesting article but they never consider consuming less in the first place? http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/jun/27/recycling-unprofitable-oil-china-dollar

Air pollution: a conundrum?

Two links here: Santiago largely shut down because of air pollution (it’s location exacerbates the smog problem); then a major discussion on gobal health. It highlights the problem of fossil…

Air pollution as a killer!

An in depth and thoughtful assessment of air pollution in cities. http://www.theguardian.com/global/2015/jun/20/britain-london-pollution-air-quality-health

At last! A hint of truth about hot air!

This short article touches on why we cannot achieve much in our world. The two most vocal powers are determined to do as little as possible. But why? Simple! It…

A jungle village on Bougainville, 2005 - Lloyd Jones, AAP


: Another disturbing happening. Not good news for those us familiar with these processes, especially Rio Tinto and Abbott. Business first. Does anyone have direct knowledge of the place? http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2015/may/20/australias-interest-in-bougainvilles-independence-is-far-from-locals-wishes

China's last Beijing coal power plant - David Gray, Reuters

China: rapid progress with air pollution

: Two interesting articles here. China has always been capable of long-term planning, and more recently with creating rapid change (e.g. building a new city a month). So if these…

Ortolan bunting - Roger Tidman, Corbis

Europe’s birds

: Early warning here. I imagine the report itself, once released, will be illuminating. There are several other links off the Guardian article below. http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/may/14/a-third-of-europes-birds-under-threat-says-most-comprehensive-study-yet

Gregory Boyce chairman, Peabody Energy - Aaron M. Sprecher, Getty Images

Vested interests vs. climate change

: This is what these times are actually about: just who is in charge of our globalised world? http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/apr/29/fossil-fuel-companies-defy-warnings-on-burning-reserves

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