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The Great Green wall Grows and Grows (in Paris too)

The Great Green wall Grows and Grows (in Paris too)

Posted Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:44:32 GMT by JW.Dowey

What’s up this week in the Paris Climate Change Conference? We heard less than we wanted last week, but when we’ve got down to the nitty-gritty, there’s some hope for great improvement. Here’s one example from both Africa and the Americas. Although afforestation is hardly a headline these days, desertification certainly is and we want to be sure the Great Green Wall across Africa is working. There is certainly money flooding in and trees being planted, but let’s see more photographs and people actually on the ground there!

The Great Green wall Grows and Grows (in Paris too)

The World Waits, Wonders and Warms.

The World Waits, Wonders and Warms.

Posted Sat, 28 Nov 2015 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Well, we can wait, and wonder, but will we warm to the conclusion of this conference. Everything, as usual, is against us, but the Earth has to win eventually. The alternative is even worse than miserable terrorists.

The World Waits, Wonders and Warms.

Rainforest fragments and species that need them!

Rainforest fragments and species that need them!

Posted Mon, 04 May 2015 11:09:54 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The future is talked about, the climate is changing, but when will we finally stop the rot. Forests are essential but from Japanese furniture to cardboard and toilet paper, they are still being used illogically and incomprehensibly by people who all know better. The time has come to prevent the disappearance of these trees and all the animals that live in, on and around them. This is a desperate time for us and all the other species around forests.

Rainforest fragments and species that need them!

Water on Earth is becoming rare.

Water on Earth is becoming rare.

Posted Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:17:31 GMT by JW Dowey

The consideration of all factors in your environment is a policy that escapes most politicians, many scientists and even you. Water is inescapable, becoming more scarce and highly useful for normal life. Just ask a Martian. When we look back on the 21st century, and not the 20th as we do here, it is certain that water will be seen as one of the most critical losses from our societies, from the African deserts, to the American groundwater crises; from Manila’s complex water privatisation to simple pollution by nuclear, chemical and fuelling industries.

Water on Earth is becoming rare.

Public participation and environmental monitoring compared

Public participation and environmental monitoring compared

Posted Tue, 31 Mar 2015 03:31:02 GMT by Paul Robinson

There is little we can do to stop large corporations and various forms of government from riding roughshod over our communities' best interests. Or is there?!

Public participation and environmental monitoring compared

Scenes of Reason:climate change and video information

Scenes of Reason:climate change and video information

Posted Fri, 27 Mar 2015 03:55:48 GMT by Dave Armstrong

When they speak about environmental issues on news programmes, you rarely get such direct information as these youngsters provide here.

Scenes of Reason:climate change and video information

Gorillas or oil: the Virunga question

Gorillas or oil: the Virunga question

Posted Mon, 16 Mar 2015 10:20:34 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Do you choose the gorillas and the rest of the unbelievable wildlife in this most magnificent of African National Parks, or the petrol in your car? I know which alternative to chuck out of the forest, never to see the light of day again.

Gorillas or oil: the Virunga question

Human epoch or just invasive hominid species?

Human epoch or just invasive hominid species?

Posted Thu, 12 Mar 2015 09:51:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

When we raped the Americas and dug up coal industriously for the first time, chopped down forests for ships and swapped lives for lifestyle, was that the beginning of something? Kings Philip, Louis and James began the Anthropocene, according to the latest thinking. Personally, I prefer even the ‘60s to that!

Human epoch or just invasive hominid species?

Report on a better Aral Sea

Report on a better Aral Sea

Posted Fri, 06 Mar 2015 10:17:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

The literal solution needed within the Aral Sea area is fresh water. While full regeneration is impossible, fish can indeed swim in this current desert and people can breathe dustless air once more, as money floods into projects that truly help, from energy to health and wildlife.

Report on a better Aral Sea

Mekong is almost a stagnant pond!

Mekong is almost a stagnant pond!

Posted Sun, 22 Feb 2015 18:21:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The regulation of unilateral decisions on hydroelectric power reminds all of us that the water around us really does not belong to us. It belongs just as much to the fish and the water cycle that supplies us with the precious stuff!

Mekong is almost a stagnant pond!

The Environment: Another Casualty of the International Drug Trade

The Environment: Another Casualty of the International Drug Trade

Posted Sat, 14 Feb 2015 09:47:00 GMT by Daniel Faris

Carbon emissions are rarely counted from marijuana smokers, but they are sizeable, apparently. The manifold problems of cocaine are a lot more serious, of course, as described well here by Daniel Faris.

The Environment: Another Casualty of the International Drug Trade

Fossil divestments trend is killing coal.

Fossil divestments trend is killing coal.

Posted Fri, 06 Feb 2015 09:55:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

How will governments approach the UN Paris Summit on 30th November, as campaigns worldwide build into asset-threatening divestment of funds and we all begin to accept this has to be the end of fossil fuels. Or it will be the end of the Earth as we know it as far as temperatures are concerned!

Fossil divestments trend is killing coal.

Is it penguin or human? Important MPA Antarctic swim-bid.

Is it penguin or human? Important MPA Antarctic swim-bid.

Posted Tue, 03 Feb 2015 16:20:01 GMT by Paul Robinson

Many levers have been tried in establishing conservation aims. This series of really cold swims will test to see if the Antarctic can be maintained as a pollution and overfishing-free zone. That is certainly the way it should remain, but greed can always be counted as a major factor in human affairs.

Is it penguin or human? Important MPA Antarctic swim-bid.

Wind reps. are full of hot air! (fossilised)

Wind reps. are full of hot air! (fossilised)

Posted Thu, 22 Jan 2015 20:47:07 GMT by Paul Robinson

How sure are you that your nation is following the best energy advice from the recognised experts? Lobbying has spread recently to become a load of cobblers! (lies)

Wind reps. are full of hot air! (fossilised)

J’aime la belle Paris, mais sacre bleu!

J’aime la belle Paris, mais sacre bleu!

Posted Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:14:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Are we picking on Paris? No, this is a simple look at the lively discussion surrounding wood fires and vehicular transport in a typical city these days. Two people arguing about their responsibilities towards their capital and its people. This is the way we need to approach city life - by reason, not by dictate.

J’aime la belle Paris, mais sacre bleu!

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December.

Posted Tue, 02 Dec 2014 18:55:00 GMT by JW Dowey

How much can we use the disabled to usher in new technology and to fill a great gap in society? To fulfil their hopes and improve economies in every nation, many more people can be employed despite any negative attitudes. The result will be a fairer society and less stress for all of us who fear disease or accident that could, at the moment, end our working lives.

International Day of Persons with Disabilities, 3rd December.

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Carbon emissions down, but carbon dioxide levels still rampant!

Posted Tue, 22 Nov 2016 10:15:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Giant Antarctic marine reserve: international compromise or sham?

Posted Mon, 31 Oct 2016 10:00:00 GMT by JW Dowey

Carnivores good for hunters or farmers or just plain dangerous?

Posted Wed, 26 Oct 2016 11:56:23 GMT by JW Dowey

GODAN: Worldwide Hunger indicates Help Needed!

Posted Wed, 14 Sep 2016 18:25:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Indonesia acts on palm plantations and pollution

Posted Mon, 02 May 2016 09:40:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Crops for Every Corn - or Sauerkraut!

Posted Fri, 22 Jan 2016 12:11:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The Great Green wall Grows and Grows (in Paris too)

Posted Mon, 07 Dec 2015 09:44:32 GMT by JW.Dowey

The World Waits, Wonders and Warms.

Posted Sat, 28 Nov 2015 09:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Rainforest fragments and species that need them!

Posted Mon, 04 May 2015 11:09:54 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Water on Earth is becoming rare.

Posted Wed, 15 Apr 2015 09:17:31 GMT by JW Dowey

World Teachers' Day 2013

Posted Sat, 05 Oct 2013 04:01:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

Orangs threatened again in Sumatra

Posted Fri, 11 Apr 2014 09:45:01 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Mankind needs to do more with less, says new UN report

Posted Thu, 12 May 2011 17:30:00 GMT by Martin Leggett

Does Ireland's Green Party's defeat signal a turning tide?

Posted Tue, 01 Mar 2011 19:08:03 GMT by Martin Leggett

International Human Solidarity Day - 20th December

Posted Thu, 20 Dec 2012 16:10:00 GMT by Michael Evans

J’aime la belle Paris, mais sacre bleu!

Posted Tue, 09 Dec 2014 17:14:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Climate change and the USA

Posted Tue, 10 Jan 2012 22:29:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Calls for 2011 to be watershed year for Europe's fishing industry

Posted Thu, 13 Jan 2011 16:45:09 GMT by David Hewitt

'Don't take ax to Amazon laws' say Brazilian public

Posted Mon, 20 Jun 2011 14:35:01 GMT by Martin Leggett

International Literacy Day - 8th September

Posted Wed, 05 Sep 2012 14:31:39 GMT by Michael Evans