No fish, no corals and no dolphins. That’s what the future will look like if the increasing of the ocean’s acidification continues.
Ocean’s chemistry is seriously in danger thanks to man-made climate change. “Ocean acidification is associated with several massive extinctions of marine life in that period of Earth’s history, and now presents a growing threat”, timesunion reports. Continue reading →
Children are dying in Nigeria thanks to one of the most valuable thing on Earth: gold.
Zamfara, a state in the North of Nigeria has a lot of gold. But the price to get it out is high. Lead poisoning in the area has already killed at least 500 children. Many more are struggling for their survival. Continue reading →
How bad is your bank doing as far as global warming is concerned? Are they full of empty promises or full of promising actions?
The question is: “private banks are the first to claim to fight climate change – but do they put their money where their mouth is?”. A group of NGOs know offers us an answer – or better, a rating of the dirtiest banks out there.
If your money is with one of the big banks, you can already start worrying now; it’s likely yours might be within the ranking you are about to see. Continue reading →
Remember the documentary Crude? Let’s find out how the story of the Amazon people against Chevron continued.
For those who are not familiar with the case: Chevron (early known as Texaco) used horrific practices to extract oil in Ecuador. For over three decades, their presence in the Ecuadorian Amazon has brought Continue reading →
I am definitely a freak. Disposable stuff freaks me out. Whenever I get to a party or a get-together I don’t really know what to do.
Of course I’m not allergic to plastic. Rather, I simply cannot stand the idea of something being used just that one time. At the parties we eat on disposable plates with disposable cutlery and drink from disposable glases. My – and I’m sure also your – grandparents would probably cry seeing that kind of waste.
But really, isn’t the disposable lifestyle just about what is common today? Continue reading →