Category Archives: Environmentalism

Reforestation anti-desertification in Los Monegros Desert Zaragoza Spain with Groasis

Groasis Ecological Water Saving Technology Published on 9 Dec 2017 Find more info at http://www.groasis.com . The Monegros Desert is a desert in the North of Zaragoza – Spain. The soil consists of 50% stones and 50% dry sand, the … Continue reading

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One Man’s Mission to Revive the Last Redwood Forests | Short Film Showcase

National Geographic Published on 28 May 2016 David Milarch’s near-death experience inspired a personal quest: to archive the genetics of the world’s largest trees before they’re gone. This short film from The Story Group documents his effort to save the … Continue reading

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“The Secret Smoker” – of Greater #Manchester and its #climate problem… by Claire Stocks — manchester climate monthly

Claire Stocks, who wrote a great account of her time in London with Extinction Rebellion, has produced a short story/metaphorical exploration of GM Climate policy. It’s here Meanwhile, there’s this old cartoon that is sadly still all-too-relevant… via “The Secret Smoker” … Continue reading

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The Biggest Lie About Climate Change

AsapSCIENCE Published on 14 Mar 2019 You were lied to about climate change. Listen to our podcast Sidenote! https://youtu.be/GQVKvU25Ojk CLIMATE PROTEST INFO: US: https://www.youthclimatestrikeus.org/… GLOBAL: https://www.fridaysforfuture.org/even…

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Mr. Trash Wheel: An Anthropomorphic Debris-Eating Mechanism Located in Baltimore Harbor

Mr. Trash Wheel, a floating mechanism with large round eyes affixed to its hood, was installed on a tributary leading to the Baltimore Harbor in 2014. Since then, the trash-scooping object has intercepted 638,594 plastic bags, 1,000,000 styrofoam containers, 150 … Continue reading

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Turning Plastic Trash Into Cash in Haiti

Soda and soap bottles don’t belong in the sea, but it’s too often where they end up. In fact, experts estimate that an entire garbage truck worth of plastic hits our oceans every minute—the vast majority of it coming from … Continue reading

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How a 16-Year-Old Is Leading a Global Climate Movement

For hundreds of thousands of young people around the world, Greta Thunberg is an icon. In August 2018, dismayed by adults’ lack of action on the global climate crisis, the teenager sat herself down in front of the Swedish Parliament, … Continue reading

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What Happened to the Aral Sea? | Travel to Uzbekistan’s Worst Disaster

What happened to the Aral Sea? Once the fourth largest inland body of water in the world, it’s now nearly gone, leaving shipwrecks in the desert, lives destroyed and poisonous dust clouds spreading across the globe. Join Alex the Vagabond … Continue reading

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Dutchman ends ‘world’s longest electric car trip’ in Australia

A Dutchman completed an epic 95,000 kilometre (59,000 mile) journey by electric car in Sydney Sunday in a bid to prove the viability of such vehicles in tackling climate change. Source: Dutchman ends ‘world’s longest electric car trip’ in Australia

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How sustainable are bioplastics? – Physics World

At face value, taxing consumption of materials derived from petrochemicals and subsidizing production of bioplastics both sound like they’d encourage sustainable consumption. But applying these policies to meet a hypothetical 5% target for bioplastics use reveals a different story, according … Continue reading

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