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5th February 2016

Our Friday Updates are ready..This week we find out some fascinating facts about animal agriculture and the effect it has on the environment. We take a glance at the over population of many parts of the world happening now. Another very imortant topic we included is fish farming ,is sustainable fishing a reality or a corporate slogan to mask the serious depletion and over fishing of many of the oceans species? Also we look at the future of wind farms and how our oceans could be seeing a lot more wind turbines in the future. If you would like to find out more of what we do you can visit our website at sci.ngo Enjoy our articles and spread some peace around this weekend.
World's top carbon reserves that must be kept in the ground
Seaspiracy : What you should know about fish, the ocean and more
Nestlé admits child slavery in Thailand
If you care about the environment you care about your diet
10 powerful images that show how overpopulated the world is

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

 

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