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Let's Ban the Bead! - The Story of Stuff Project. No matter where you live, there are ways to take action to protect our waterways and put a stop to polluting plastic microbeads!

Let's Ban the Bead! - The Story of Stuff Project

Let us know where you’re based and we’ll connect you with the action that’ll have the most impact to help ban the bead. Take action now to get these billions of tiny plastic particles out of our Stuff, out of our waterways, and out of our waterways! Do you live in the US? Select your state: This 2-minute short takes on plastic microbeads—the nasty little bits of plastic that companies have been putting in everything from body washes and hand soaps to toothpaste and make up. Take Action Now! Credits This microbeads short was written by Michael O’Heaney, Stiv Wilson, Allison Cook, Erica Priggen and Ruben DeLuna and produced by Free Range Studios. PETA shatters Jane Birkin’s glossy Birkin bag fantasy. Now, she wants out. This 2007 photo taken in New York shows an employee holding a crocodile-skin Hermes Birkin bag during a private opening of the new Hermes store on Wall Street.

PETA shatters Jane Birkin’s glossy Birkin bag fantasy. Now, she wants out.

(Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images file) The most coveted Birkin bags, sold by luxury French retailer Hermès, cost more than most Americans make in a year. Selling at retail for well over $100,000 a pop, at least for certain versions, the Birkin bag and the wait lists for acquiring one represent what you cannot have — maybe even if you are rich. Some of the bags are also made of crocodile skin. What does it take to create one, polished handbag? Last month, the organization released an investigation featuring undercover video recorded at a crocodile factory in Zimbabwe, where PETA says Hermès sources some of its crocodile skin. [Hermès doesn’t make it easy for you to buy its stuff.

This file photo taken on June 4, 2015 at the Tuileries gardens in Paris shows British actress and singer Jane Birkin. California's Drought Is So Bad Some People Are Painting Their Lawns Green. Hs. Maailmassa on ruokaa kuin roskaa – neljänneksen säästö hävikissä ravitsisi kaikki aliravitut Samalla kun lähes 800 miljoonaa ihmistä ei saa riittävästi ravintoa, maailmassa heitetään vuosittain noin 1,3 miljardia tonnia ruokaa roskiin.

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Aliravitsemus ja nälkä tappavat joka päivä lähes 8 500 alle viisivuotiasta lasta, arvioi YK. Ruokahävikin suuruudesta kertoo se, että neljänneksellä hävikistä ruokkisi kaikki maailman aliravitut ihmiset. YK:n laskelma on kuitenkin teoreettinen, sillä esimerkiksi länsimaissa pilaantuvaa ruokaa ei saada toimitettua nälkäänäkeville. YK selvittää, että jopa kolmannes maailman ruokatuotannosta päätyy roskiin. Susan Savage-Rumbaugh: The gentle genius of bonobos. Sivilisaatiomme voi romahtaa parissa vuosikymmenessä – mitä siitä jää muistomerkiksi? - Riku Rantalan kolumnit - Matka - Helsingin Sanomat. Sivilisaatiomme voi romahtaa parissa vuosikymmenessä – mitä siitä jää muistomerkiksi?

Sivilisaatiomme voi romahtaa parissa vuosikymmenessä – mitä siitä jää muistomerkiksi? - Riku Rantalan kolumnit - Matka - Helsingin Sanomat

Matkoillani en yleensä perusta monumenteista – ihmiset ja elämän syke ovat rakennelmia kiinnostavampia. Mutta jos lempinähtävyys on pakko valita, valitsen Angkorin temppelirauniot Kambodžassa. New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina - where is it now? Today marks the ten year anniversary of Hurricane Katrina making landfall on the Louisiana coast, wreaking havoc throughout the gulf and notoriously causing a breach of the levees which were supposed to protect New Orleans.

New Orleans ten years after Hurricane Katrina - where is it now?

I won’t sit here and hypothesize on whether that breach was intentional or whether officials were at least complicit, instead I want to focus on where New Orleans is now, and where it should be. A few weeks ago I went to New Orleans to volunteer with lowernine.org on rebuilding houses in the lower ninth ward. I was only able to stay a week unfortunately, but it’s amazing how much work can be done on a house in a week’s time. I have to be clear here - while I was born in New Orleans we moved away before I can remember it and this was my first time back since then, so I don’t claim to be any kind of an expert on New Orleans, the culture or its history.

I am simply reporting on what I saw and did on this single brief trip and letting you come to your own conclusions. Dear Future Generations: Sorry. 21 Photos Of Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization. You might have to plant the flowers in your backyard to see some green action, but plants will grow from just about anywhere if you give them enough time.

21 Photos Of Nature Winning The Battle Against Civilization

If you abandoned your home today and returned many years later, you might find trees growing right out of your bedroom walls, and plants the size of beanstalks shooting straight up out of your floorboards. Plants are incredibly resilient, and can grow from the most unlikely places so long as they have a source of sun and water. These man-made objects, buildings, and entire cities are no match for the rapid growth of plant life. Check out these unbelievable photos of nature wining the battle against civilization. The Bicycle Tree This bicycle now permanently belongs to a tree on Vashion Island in Washington. The After Life of a 160-Year-Old Railway Located in Paris, this old railway was long ago abandoned, allowing the beauty of nature to grow and prosper in place of humans.

Abandoned Shopping Mall Abandoned Ferris Wheel. Funland - Téléchargements mobiles. Nature Is Speaking. They Brought Wolves To Yellowstone, But They Had No Idea This Would Be The Result. Names of Animals, Babies and Groups- EnchantedLearning.com. Tomorrow’s world: A guide to the next 150 years.