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Free Documentary – Global Dimming, Geoengineering & Global Warming

This is a BBC documentary with an interesting paradox about manmade Global Warming. It’s about how unintentional increased reflectance of the sun, due to manmade pollution, has actually hidden the effects of increased carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. So whilst the planet has been warming due to greenhouse gasses, it’s actually been warming at a […]

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50 Ways To Conserve Water

“Unlike energy, water is a tangible resource; we can control its usage relatively easily. This is a good thing, given that climate change, population growth, and other factors are forcing our rivers to run dry and our lakes and water-table levels to drop. When it comes to making a difference, the seemingly small steps that […]

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Stop Shell Oil From Drilling The Russian Arctic

Thought Shell had paused its Arctic drilling plans? Think again. This summer they’re going back. This time with new buddy Gazprom, a Russian oil company with a long history of oil spills and cover ups. Share this video and sign the petition below to save the Arctic… CLICK HERE TO SIGN THE PETITION

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One Third Of U.S. Honeybee Colonies Died Last Winter, Threatening Food Supply…

More on the bee apocalypse… “Nearly one in three commercial honeybee colonies in the United States died or disappeared last winter, an unsustainable decline that threatens the nation’s food supply… Multiple factors — pesticides, fungicides, parasites, viruses and malnutrition — are believed to cause the losses, which were officially announced today by a consortium of […]

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World War Bee (Maybe) – Putin VS Obama

An impending bee apocalypse could lead to world war, according to Putin… The shocking minutes relating to President Putin’s meeting last month with US Secretary of State John Kerry reveal the Russian leaders “extreme outrage” over the Obama regimes continued protection of global seed and plant bio-genetic giants Syngenta and Monsanto in the face of […]

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Free Documentry – Gas Land

In May 2008, Josh Fox received a letter from a natural gas company offering to lease his family’s land in Milanville, Pennsylvania for $100,000 to drill for gas. Following the lease offer, he looked for information about natural gas drilling in the Marcellus Shale under large parts of Pennsylvania, New York, Ohio and West Virginia. […]

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Food Shortages Could Force World Into Vegetarianism

Water scarcity’s effect on food production means radical steps will be needed to feed population expected to reach 9bn by 2050. Leading water scientists have issued one of the sternest warnings yet about global food supplies, saying that the world’s population may have to switch almost completely to a vegetarian diet over the next 40 […]

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Human Activity Is Still Killing Right Whales

Human activity is still killing right whales, one of the most endangered animals in the ocean. An analysis of four decades of whale deaths shows that attempts to prevent them have not had a demonstrable impact. Only around 460 North Atlantic right whales (Eubalaena glacialis) are thought to be swimming the waters off the eastern […]

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