Wednesday, May 26, 2021

Dutch Court Rules Shell Must Cut Emissions 45% by 2030

 







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This is Exciting News!!! A Dutch court has ruled that Shell Oil must cut its emissions by 45% by 2030! This opens the door for future cases. Earlier in the year, a Dutch & UK court ruled Nigerians can sue them for environmental damage! Check out this piece for more details.

Monday, May 24, 2021

Fungus on Cicada Makes them Sex Crazed

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This is a fascinating piece on a fungus about 5% of Cicada get that causes their abdomen & genitalia to fall off but also make them sex crazy! It does not say though if this fungus is invasive or being caused by Climate Change...I'll have to ask some questions...but it is interesting. 

 

Sunday, May 23, 2021

Just Transitions Into Our Future


 






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This is an interesting piece on "Just Transitions" into our Future & how Colorado is achieving it. 

Denmark Mink COVID


 






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This is just so sad all around! This piece discusses how it was illegal to cull the entire Mink population (17M!) and now they have to exhume 4M that were buried because it may be contaminating their drinking water! Sigh!! 

Saturday, May 22, 2021

GRETA: For Nature


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Greta does an AWESOME job in this video! Check it out!

Thursday, May 20, 2021

Recycle Playhouse into Doghouse


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I think this is an AWESOME way to Recycle these plastic Playhouses!!! Might be great to even get one at a garage sale to make and give as a gift! :-)

Wednesday, May 19, 2021

The Problem with Palm Oil Plantations


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This is a interesting video which shows the destruction palm oil plantations have on the Amazon forest and the health of the indigenous people who live there. Mongabay has been investigating the companies, especially those with "Sustainable" status. 

Plastic Waste Makers Index


 




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This Plastic Waste Makers Index is AWESOME...the website! Check it out and see the top 20 and 100  companies making 90% of the single use plastic from virgin oil! They also show the banks who finance them!!! 

Saturday, May 1, 2021

Turning Your Blue Mind On


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Check out Dr. Nichols on the Weather Channel! :-)

The Story of Plastic

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Here is the newest video from The Story of Stuff.org.