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Illegal abortion chemical used to distress denim in Mexico
Factories in Mexico dedicated to “distressing” jeans in the trend for worn and faded denim are releasing chemicals into the soil and damaging crops and water supplies. The Tehuacán valley in central Mexico, once known as the “city of health” for its mi
The Ice Climbers
Image via: Alpe-Bohinje Climbing any vertical or overhanging cliff demands nerves of steel as well as a natural head for heights, but turn a rock face into an ice formation and you’re en
Greenpeace hijack power plant!
Greenpeace, the environmental campaign group, have hijacked a power station in Kent. Their takeover was spurred by the prime minister’s decision to approve the UK’s first coal plant in over three decades. At the dead of night, fifty Greenpeacers l
Next Ice Age Delayed by Burning of Fossil Fuels
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Community Spirit: how a music festival survived environmental disaster
On July 20th 2007, the UK was hit by the worst flooding in over half a century. This poignant film is the story of the Truck music festival in Steventon, Oxfordshire: a much-loved event run by the local community to raise funds for good causes. The festiv
Illegal Gold Diggers Cut Water Supply to 15 Thousand People
In the most remote corners of Guyana near the Brazilian border, there has been a mini gold-rush – oh…and diamond rush. Roads are left half-excavated. Deep trenches are scattered near the border. Yes, it turns out that the gold diggers have not only
Run! Fire Next to Nuclear Reactor!
On Wednesday we reported that the world’s largest nuclear plant sat on top of an active geological fault line, the one that caused Monday’s earthquake. Well another day, another nuclear horror sto
The Real Nosferatu – scientists claim that fruit bats are the cause of the deadly viruses Marburg and Ebola.
We’ve all seen it in horror movies, the archetypal black bat, who suddenly morphs into human form, retaining its sharp teeth, lunging for and infecting its victim. The truth unfortunately, is just as horrifying. Scientists claim that a specific type of
São Paulo No Logo
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