World’s top carbon reserves that must be kept in the ground to prevent climate chaos
Just days after scientists named 2015 the hottest year on record, top environmental groups Greenpeace, Sierra Club and 350.org have released a new report, Keep It In the Ground, identifying the top climate threats facing the planet. The report examines the fossil fuel reserves around the world that, if developed, would push the globe past 1.5C and then 2C of warming, the threshold beyond which the effects of climate change would make the Earth unlivable.Read more here
Seaspiracy : What you should know about fish, the ocean and more
An eye opening video about our impact on the oceans of the world. Through our diet and lifestyle. What happens from fisheries all the way to our fridges and what is left behind the aftermath of our consumption of fish.Watch the video here
Nestlé admits child slavery in Thailand while fighting child labour lawsuit in Ivory Coast
It’s hard to think of an issue that you would less like your company to be associated with than modern slavery. Yet last November Nestlé, the world’s largest foodmaker and one of the most recognisable household brands, went public with the news it had found forced labour in its supply chains in Thailand and that its customers were buying products tainted with the blood and sweat of poor, unpaid and abused migrant workers.Read more here
If you care about climate you care about your diet.
The alarming impact of animal agriculture is steadily rising as more and more people choose meat without considering the implications. It may not be the most popular topic of the day but the truth is hard to silence. Do we really need to eat meat every day? Here we look at the facts about animal agriculture and our environment.Read more here
10 powerful images that show how over populated the world actually is
Overdevelopment, Overpopulation, Overshoot (OVER) is not your usual coffee table book. It contains more than 300 pages of powerful images shot by photographers around the world and "crystallizes the ecological and social tragedies of humanity's ballooning numbers and consumption.Read more here
4 Ways to get people to care about our oceans
The oceans are a gorgeous, rich and diverse ecosystem that have inspired and supported humanity for millennia. But they are now under attack from us.Read more here
8 billion solar project in Morocco
The first phase of the largest solar power project in North Africa was connected to Morocco’s grid on Wednesday.Read more here
11 facts about factory farm
Large scale animal farming has a devestating impact on the environment. We look at the uncomfortable truth. Read more here
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