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NZSearch - Find NZ Web Sites in our Search NZ Web Directory. KiwiBattler. Environmental Activism. Response: No, Greens must not cosy up to capitalism. They must resist it. In your interview with Mark Lynas he describes his conversion to "an environmental movement that is happy with capitalism", and urges greens to join him (Have the greens lost their way?
, 2 July). "Is the green movement a leftwing, anti-capitalist movement? " your article asks. Human Rights. Humantrafficking. Human Trafficking. Human trafficking is a crime that often goes underreported due to its covert nature, various misconceptions about its definition, and a lack of awareness about its indicators on the local level.
The materials below outline general information about human trafficking and include documents that discuss basic background information, past trafficking cases, potential red flags and other relevant resources to better comprehend the complexity of this crime. These materials aim to raise awareness about human trafficking and educate individuals and communities about and how to recognize this crime and play an active role in the anti-human trafficking movement...
Materials Included Below: Slavery – Not For Sale: End Human Trafficking and Slavery. Human trafficking online, human rights policies, Human Trafficking Search. Human Trafficking & Slavery. HumanTrafficking.org: A Web Resource for Combating Human Trafficking in the East Asia Pacific Region. Japan crisis: 10 worst nuclear disasters in history. Top 5 Worst Nuclear Disasters. Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster - Surviving Disaster (BBC Documentary series) - Part 1 Short-Term and Long-Term Health Risks of Nuclear-Power-Plant Accidents. The Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Byelorussia Short-Term and Long-Term Health Risks of Nuclear-Power-Plant Accidents John P. Christodouleas, M.D., M.P.H., Robert D. Long Term Effects on Humans. Long after the acute effects of radiation have subsided, radiation damage continues to produce a wide range of physical problems.
These effects- including leukemia, cancer, and many others- appear two, three, even ten years later. Blood Disorders According to Japanese data, there was an increase in anemia among persons exposed to the bomb. Environmental Issues. Save the Planet. Green organisations. Deforestation « “Pakistan is located at the junction of the world’s three largest mountain ranges— Karakorum, Himalayas and Hindu Kush.
The region has a total coverage area of 3500 sq.km and Pakistan hosts 8 out of 14 highest peaks of the world. A large part of the area remains covered by piles of snow round the year. Scientists and climate advocators call the region the Third Pole outside of the polar region. Endangered Rainforest Animals. Indonesian rainforest Sumatra forests destroyed Extinctions Tribal People The WE News Archives. Open mouth.
Scientists working with the conservation group WWF have discovered 30 species of orchid previously unknown to science in the forests of Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is a separate country from Indonesia, but part of the large island of New Guinea. Forces Behind the Loss of Tropical Rainforests. Forests in Indonesia's concession areas being rapidly destroyed (04/10/2014) Forest clearing within areas zoned for timber, logging, oil palm, and mining accounted for nearly 45 percent of deforestation in Indonesia between 2000 and 2010, finds a new study that examined forest loss within industrial concessions.
Next big idea in forest conservation? Empowering everyone to watch over forests (04/10/2014) Nigel Sizer has worked on the forefront of global forest issues for decades. Currently, he is the Global Director of the World Resource Institute's (WRI) Forests Program, whose projects include the Global Forest Watch, the Forest Legality Alliance, and the Global Restoration Initiative. These programs work with governments, businesses, and civil society with the aim of sustaining forests for generations to come. Bear Bile Farming. Moon Bears Caged for 10 Years for their Bile Each day, hundreds of bears are surgically mutilated for their gall bile on bear farms in China.
See: Cruelty In Chinese Bear Bile Farms - The Worst Outrage In the 21st Century? Surgery Carried Out By Farm Owners. On most farms, surgery to enable bile extraction is carried out by farm owners with no veterinary training. The Bear Bile Business Jackie Chan PSA on Bear Bile Farming Dancing Bears Chinas Cruel Act Called Bear Bile Farming Tiger bones, bear bile, and pangolin scales – Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre. Traditional Chinese medicine exploits animal ingredients from hundreds of species, ranging from ground-up rhino horns and tiger bones to whole dried carcasses of more obscure genera like geckos and sea horses.
Here we take a closer look at three of the most notoriously overtaxed animal groups in traditional Chinese medicine, broken down from data on illegal confiscations in the U.S., China and Vietnam. In general, these data represent only a small subset of the total illegal trade in each country. Tigers Credit:RNuwer Killing or using the parts of critically endangered tigers is illegal in China and Vietnam, but tigers still find their way into the black market each year. Amazon Rainforest. "In the end we will conserve only what we love.
We will love only what we understand. We will understand only what we are taught. " The Amazon Rainforest - The Evils of Deforestation Palm Oil and Rainforest Deforestation. Can carbon credits from REDD compete with palm oil?
(03/30/2009) Reducing emissions from deforestation and degradation (REDD) is increasingly seen as a compelling way to conserve tropical forests while simultaneously helping mitigate climate change, preserving biodiversity, and providing sustainable livelihoods for rural people. But to become a reality REDD still faces a number of challenges, not least of which is economic competition from other forms of land use. In Indonesia and Malaysia, the biggest competitor is likely oil palm, which is presently one of the most profitable forms of land use. Oil palm is also spreading to other tropical forest areas including the Brazilian Amazon. Rainbow Warrior ordered out of Indonesia - rainforest destruction allowed to stay. (Watch 'Saving Sumatra') Being a part of a Greenpeace ship tour is never boring. Generally, you expect the unexpected, and then you're surprised.
Orangutan Crisis – Sumatran Orangutan Society. Sumatran Orangutans - on the edge of extinction The Sumatran orangutan is classified as Critically Endangered by the IUCN, the World Conservation Union. There are now only around 6,600 remaining in the wild. Orangutans were found in forests across Sumatra but now only survive in two provinces: North Sumatra and Aceh. Indonesian Government Complicit in Rainforest Destruction: Report. Indonesian Government Complicit in Rainforest Destruction: Report Stephen Schaber | May 31, 2011 The Indonesian government is facilitating the destruction of protected forests, according to a cable news report aired on Tuesday. “[Logging and mining companies are] legally destroying the forests since government officials simply gave them a license to do so,” Al Jazeera correspondent Step Vassen says in the special report.
Al Jazeera bases its findings on discussions with environmentalist organizations and footage captured secretly in Kalimantan of a coal mining company operating in a protected forest area. Rainforest Advocates. Air Pollution Recycling Facts - A Recycling Revolution. The following list of recycling facts are among some of the most thought provoking that I have found. These recycling facts have been compiled from various sources including the National Recycling Coalition, the Environmental Protection Agency, and Earth911.org.
While I make every effort to provide accurate information, I make no warranty or guarantee that the facts presented here are exact. Recycling 101. Dirty Energy. Big Oil. Tar Sands: Counting the Cost. The Harm the Tar Sands Will Do. Realities of a Tar Sands Oil Spill, One Year Later.
Sand Dollars: Will Tar-Sands Oil Undermine U.S. Alternative-Energy Development? James Hansen: Obama's Canada trip defines our critical carbon moment. Oil sands polluting Canadian river system: study. Great Bear Rainforest. Alberta’s Tar Sands Nighmare: Environmental Catastrophe Looms. What the frack? US natural gas drilling method contaminates water. Our Environment l. Ecology. Dolphin slaughter turns sea red as Japan hunting season returns. Dolphin Massacre Bretcarr. Dolphin Slaughter in Japan - Advocacy For Animals. Dolphins and Whales. Bs1999bs's favorite websites. Frack and ruin: the rise of hydraulic fracturing. Scientific Study Links Flammable Drinking Water to Fracking. Fracking Linked To Methane In Flammable Drinking Water For First Time In Scientific Study. Olivia Newton-John attacks gas industry. Hydraulic Fracturing for Natural Gas Pollutes Water Wells.
Outgoing Woodside boss against 'coal seam fracking' On Fracking and Human Folly - Environment. Alberta woman blames natural gas fracking for flaming well water. Scientific Study Links Flammable Drinking Water to Fracking. Fluids From Hydraulic Fracturing Killed Trees, Study Says. European Union report says ban fracking. All about Fracking in NZ. Activists sick of 'spin' over fracking. Gas 'fracking' alarm sounded. ‘Fracking’ for oil possible on the Coast. ‘No’ to fracking on East Coast.
Otago Daily Times Online News Keep Up to Date Local, National New Zealand & International News. GASLAND Trailer 2010 Pittsburgh’s drinking water is radioactive, thanks to fracking. Only question is, how much? NY Times Report: Fracked Water Thousands of Times More Dangerous Than They're Telling Us. 'Fracking' threatens WA water resources. Study links flammable tap water to fracking. Controversial ''fracking'' technique threatens Sydney's water. Methane on Tap: Study Links Pollution to Gas Drilling.
Fracking Has Injected Millions of Gallons of Toxins into US Soil. Mass Bird & Fish Deaths Caused by Hydraulic Fracking & Earthquakes? Werner's Cairns blog: Fracking – the ominous new word in the English language. Flammable Methane in Drinking Water Near Fracking Wells, Study Finds. Editorial: The Facts About Fracking. Fracking can release cancer chemicals, experts warn. Fracked gas is only cheap because extractors do not clean up after themselves. China risks cost of fracking to exploit shale gas. Ncerned-about-the-use-of-fracking-in-nz.asx (video/x-ms-asf Object) Banks & Money & Uni's unordered.