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earthday 2013

A short post for this year’s Earth Day. The bad news according to Environment California  There are 100 million tons of trash in the North Pacific Gyre. In some parts of the Pacific, plastic outweighs plankton six to one. The … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2012 – The earth can’t wait much longer

Today is the 42nd Earth Day celebration.  In their “A Billion Acts of Green” campaign Earth Day Network want a billion people to sign up to do something small, but sustainable in our own lives to improve the planet’s health. … Continue reading

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April 22 is Earth Day: Stop the killings!

Students pose for the photo with a globe during a campaign to mark the World Earth Day in a middle school in Dexing, Jiangxi province April 19, 2011. Credit: Reuters/China Daily . Did you know April 22 is Earth Day? … Continue reading

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1 Earth Day challenge – Stop buying plastic bottles of water

On this 40th anniversary of Earth Day, I challenge you to stop buying plastic bottles of water.  90 per cent of all rubbish floating in the oceans is believed to be plastic. “Charles Moore, an American oceanographer discovered the “Pacific Ocean … Continue reading

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help save Alaska’s Bristol Bay

photo credit and article . Did you know that the British mining giant, Anglo American, and its Canadian partner, Northern Dynasty Minerals, are planning to build one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines – Pebble Mine – in the watershed … Continue reading

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