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November 2015

Slave labor practices behind seafood sourced from Thailand


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Source: Slave labor practices behind seafood sourced from Thailand

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‘Green Thumbs Up’ – The world marches for climate change


In over 2,000 marches and protests in 150 countries around the world this weekend, hundreds of thousands of people joined in demanding that world leaders take urgent action on climate change.

Source: ‘Green Thumbs Up’ – The world marches for climate change

Japan’s 166,000 tons of nuclear waste still waiting to be buried


In a survey conducted last month by the Kyodo News survey, none of the 47 prefectures showed much interest in hosting a nuclear waste dump site, with 14 saying “absolutely no.”

Source: Japan’s 166,000 tons of nuclear waste still waiting to be buried

India Coca-Cola plant blamed for water scarcity, asked to leave


Eighteen village councils in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh, India are demanding that the local Coca-Cola plant be prohibited from extracting groundwater, claiming that overuse has led to a scarcity of water in the area.

Source: India Coca-Cola plant blamed for water scarcity, asked to leave

Op-Ed: Sustainability – What is it and how does it apply to us?


Sustainable and sustainability are words we hear and read about almost every day. And with so many products and activities being labeled as “green” or “sustainable,” the term has become nothing more than a lot of hot air.

Source: Op-Ed: Sustainability – What is it and how does it apply to us?

EPA asks court to withdraw approval for Dow’s ‘Enlist Duo’


In a surprise move on Tuesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) went to court to ask that the registration of Dow AgroSciences’ herbicide, Enlist Duo be vacated, citing potentially significant environmental risks.

Source: EPA asks court to withdraw approval for Dow’s ‘Enlist Duo’

Weird purple slime choking Norway’s fjords – What is it?


Fisherman in northern Norway first noticed the strange-looking purple slime in late August of this year. At first, there were large clots of the slimy stuff, but now, it has collected in a 200 meter (219 yards) wide belt around Lyngen Fjord.

Source: Weird purple slime choking Norway’s fjords – What is it?

Global warming: Report suggests we reduce our consumption of meat


One of the world’s most influential think-tanks has co-authored a report with the University of Glasgow that takes on livestock production and its impact on global warming, as well as our over-consumption of meat.

Source: Global warming: Report suggests we reduce our consumption of meat

Start-up company wants to bring you back to life after you die


For many people, cheating death is either an abomination or perhaps, an inevitable consequence of our ever-expanding use of technology. One start-up company has announced their plans to cheat death and reinvent the afterlife.

Source: Start-up company wants to bring you back to life after you die

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