Ecology and Environment

Why Poorer Nations Aren’t Falling for Green-Washed Imperialism

The world’s wealthiest countries make a big show of fighting climate change without offering poorer countries the finances to switch to renewable energy. By Prabir Purkayastha Fighting global warming is not just about providing a path to net-zero carbon emissions…

Japan’s Upcoming Nuclear Waste Dump

Nuclear waste is an interminable curse that eternally haunts the future of civilization for hundreds/thousands of years. “The challenge of making nuclear power safer doesn’t end after the power has been generated. Nuclear fuel remains dangerously radioactive for thousands of…

Pangasinan green groups, advocates hold solidarity bike ride for the environment

“Padyak Para Sa Kalikasan, Padyak Para Sa Pangasinan!” December 5 Pangasinan, Philippines – Pangasinan green groups, in partnership with toxic watchdog, EcoWaste Coalition, held a bike ride for the environment. Dubbed as “Padyak Para sa Kalikasan,” 30 Pangasinense bikers joined…

Siberia: Gold mining is destroying the lands of the indigenous Shor people

In addition to being affected by open-pit coal mining, the Shors are impacted by gold mining companies that expropriate their land, pollute the environment and kill their flora and fauna. To make matters worse, the companies do not make financial…

Zara, one of the companies responsible for Amazon deforestation

Zara, a company of the Inditex group, appears in a report published this week on the responsibility of major clothing brands in the deforestation of the Amazon, a process that has intensified since the beginning of the decade. The Slow…

Burned-out Forests Are Not Re-Growing

Trees are not re-growing in burned-out forests. This strange occurrence is becoming more frequent as global warming turns verdant flora into flammable tinder, causing more and bigger wild forests fires. This article will examine the science behind the failure of…

EcoWaste Coalition Bats for Firecracker Ban to Keep Filipinos and Mother Earth Safe from Harm

1 December 2021. The EcoWaste Coalition highlighted the need to impose a nationwide ban on firecrackers as an essential measure to keep Filipinos safe from injuries and pollutants, as well as to discourage mass gatherings amid the looming threat of…

No to the “Maldesarrollo” and land development in Pampa de Ludden of Argentina

In the framework of the Open Encounter of New Humanism, called “The human being as a central value”, we reflect on “Maldesarrollo” or “Bad-Development”. The problem of land development in Pampa de Ludden in the Cordillera. By Claudia Rivero Maldesarrollo…

COP26 from “Bla Bla Bla” to a Global Eco Civil Rights Movement

By Alejandro JARA WEITZMANN Dear friends, dear all, For two weeks we have been immersed in one of the most delicate forums for the future of mankind, vibrating with glimpses of hope but also danger along the road of complex…

The “brigands” regroup in Basilicata

18 years after they stopped a radioactive waste dump coming to their region, locals find their land targeted once again By Linda Pentz Gunter The brigand songs hadn’t started yet, although there were faint early flickers and crackles coming from…

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