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Banish the flip-flop!

Plastic shoes are lethal – for those making them as well as for those wearing them, and even after they’ve been discarded.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Toxic waste

The West has been using Africa to dump its toxic waste and unwantables for years and continues, despite it having being illegal since 1992.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Green Gold

With the Climate Campin the UK now underway, it is a good moment to reflect on some of thestakes involved in climate change activism. For many people, climatechange is an abstract 'environmental' issue with little impact on theirlives – but there are many people on the front lines who often face alife and death struggle. Such was the story of Sajida Khan, who'sbattle was not with climate change per se, but with some of its so-called 'solutions'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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BP: is the party over?

20 April is the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental catastrophe in the US. It's far from over, and the oil giant continues gambling with our planet.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Reclaim The Power revs up in West Sussex

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on why supporting the upcoming camp at Balcombe can make or break the rush for unconventional energy.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Dow’s toxic waste heads for Mumbai

Environmentalists protest authorities’ shoddy disposal of hazardous waste from Bhopal. Jack Laurenson reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Risking fjords for profit? Norway’s dirty mining story

The Nordic country is about to turn some of its unspoilt landscape into dirty waste disposal units, reports Tina Andersen.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Pirates! Oil companies are stoking hysteria to line their pockets

Oil and shipping companies have ways of getting you, the public, to pay for protecting their profits Emma Hughes explains.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Trading fjords for profit

Tina Andersen decries Norway’s decision to open up its fjords to mining projects.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Doesn’t David Hockney see the irony?

The landscape-loving artist’s latest exhibition is sponsored by BNP Paribas, whose money is destroying environments around the world, says David Hill.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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