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MIDWAY : a short film by Chris Jordan

MIDWAY : a short film by Chris Jordan
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Delhi, India Has Banned All Plastic. Yes, ALL Plastic. - Jane Goodall's Good for All News Every year, roughly 8.8 million metric tons of plastic — the entire amount of plastic we humans produced in 1961 — is swept into the ocean with the devastating future of strangling sea life and polluting plankton. Nearly 60% of that plastic littering the seawater comes from a single country: India. Trailing after China and the United States, India is the largest polluter in the world and is home to 13 out of the top 20 most polluted cities. Thus, the city of Delhi has decided to take a strong and bold action by banning all disposable plastic including a ban on disposable plastic cutlery, cups, and bags, this piece of legislation was passed by India’s National Green Tribunal in December. The ban came into effect at the beginning of the new year. Due to its chemical properties, plastic never fully breaks down. So, what’s the next step?

Facts & Figures 2013 Explore Research » Cancer Facts & Figures » Cancer Facts & Figures » Cancer Facts & Figures 2013 Share this Page Close Push escape to close share window. Share on emailShare on facebookShare on google_plusone_shareShare on twitterMore Sharing Services Print Share Save Start of content Your Local Offices Cancer Facts & Figures 2013 This annual report provides the estimated numbers of new cancer cases and deaths in 2013 as well as current cancer incidence, mortality, and survival statistics and information on cancer symptoms, risk factors, early detection, and treatment. DOWNLOAD Cancer Facts & Figures 2013 [PDF version, 1,250 KB] Additional resources: Explore Research Prêt à jeter Mardi 24 janvier 2012 à 20h35 Un produit usé = un produit vendu ! Dans les années 1920, des industriels américains ont trouvé la formule magique pour soutenir la consommation : l’obsolescence programmée. Fini les bas en nylon qui résistent à tout et les ampoules qui durent cent ans, un bon produit est un produit jetable. © Article Z Insolite :Prêt à jeter raconte également l’histoire de la Centennial Light. Dans une société où la croissance est tirée par la consommation, les produits durables sont une catastrophe ! Pour rentabiliser les machines et soutenir la consommation, on a contraint les ingénieurs à réduire la durée de vie des produits. "À l'époque, le développement durable n'était pas au centre des préoccupations", rappelle Warner Philips, arrière-petit-fils des fondateurs de la marque du même nom.

Dramatisk uppskrivning av Kinas växthusgaser Utan kommentar har Kinas statistikbyrå skrivit upp sin kolförbrukning med 17 procent. Ökningen motsvarar en miljard ton koldioxid, ungefär lika mycket som hela Nordens och Tysklands industrier tillsammans genererar per år. – Massor av länder kommer naturligtvis reagera och fråga sig hur mycket man kan lita på Kina. Det kommer försvåra möjligheten till att göra system för utsläppshandel mellan Kina och andra länder eftersom det förutsätter en noggrann koll på hur mycket utsläpp respektive land har, säger Christian Azar, professor i energi och miljö vid Chalmers tekniska högskola. Han säger att kinesisk statistik har haft trovärdighetsproblem i alla tider, det gäller såväl kolförbrukning som bnp och andra relevanta uppgifter för miljöstudier. Kinas uppskrivning liknar många andra länders minskningsambitioner, vilket komplicerar många delar av klimatfrågan. – Det här kommer att få stora konsekvenser, att Kina eldat så mycket mer kol än vad vi trott. – Det har orsakat mycket förvirring.

Are You Polluting Our Waterways with Plastic Microbeads? « Annmarie Gianni Skin CareAnnmarie Gianni Skin Care Have you used those body washes that have little exfoliating beads in them? Did you ever check to see what those beads are made of? If you did, were you able to figure it out from the label? Turns out that in many products, those little natural-looking beads are anything but natural—and thousands of them are now polluting our lakes and streams. Those little exfoliating microbeads in your body wash could be tiny pieces of plastic that will wash down the drain to pollute our waterways. Microbeads in Personal Care Products a Concern According to recent news reports, tiny bits of plastic from body washes and other products are polluting the great lakes. The problem is that these little balls of plastic are less than a millimeter across in size, so they’re too small be be caught by water treatment plants. “We’re plasticizing our water,” said Sherri Mason, principal investigator for the study. Plastics May be Contaminated with Other Toxins Johnson & JohnsonUnileverThe Body Shop

The Story of Bottled Water The Story of Bottled Water, released on March 22, 2010 (World Water Day), employs the Story of Stuff style to tell the story of manufactured demand—how you get Americans to buy more than half a billion bottles of water every week when it already flows virtually free from the tap. Over five minutes, the film explores the bottled water industry’s attacks on tap water and its use of seductive, environmental-themed advertising to cover up the mountains of plastic waste it produces. The film concludes with a call for viewers to make a personal commitment to avoid bottled water and support public investment in clean, available tap water for all. Credits The Story of Bottled Water was co-created and released by The Story of Stuff Project and a coalition of partners, including Corporate Accountability International, Food & Water Watch, Polaris Institute, Pacific Institute and Environmental Working Group. The movie was produced by Free Range Studios. Show full list of credits

JTED: About Eco-Machines An Eco-Machine™, can be a tank based system traditionally housed within a greenhouse or a combination of exterior constructed wetlands with Aquatic Cells inside of a greenhouse . The system often includes an anaerobic pre-treatment component, flow equalization, aerobic tanks as the primary treatment approach followed by a final polishing step, either utilizing Ecological Fluidized Beds or a small constructed wetland. The size requirements are entirely dependent on the waste flow, usually determined during our preliminary engineering phase and site visit. The Eco-Machine™ is a beautiful water garden that can be designed to provide advanced treatment. The Eco-Machine functions similarly to a facultative pond with both aerobic and anoxic treatment zones, only instead of a body of water, the process occurs within individual tanks, creating independent treatment zones. A robust ecosystem is created in the Eco-Machine between the plants, microbial species and distinct treatment zones.

Un second rapport d'analyse sonne l'alarme sur la composition des filaments aéroportés Dépistage DTD-GC/MS systématique sur un (1) échantillon de filaments aéroportés. Madame, La prestation analytique que vous nous avez confié sur un échantillon de «filaments aéroportés» est terminée. Les résultats obtenus sont présentés -en résumé et en détail- dans le rapport analytique ci-dessous. Cette prestation analytique fait suite à celle réalisée précédemment sur quatre (4) échantillons de «filaments aéroportés» prélevés à l'initiative de plusieurs particuliers en divers lieux répartis dans la France entière. Dans le cas présent, l'échantillon provient de la région de Saint Martin de Crau, a été prélevé à la demande de votre adhérente Séverine Laxenaire par les soins de l'étude Bruno, huissier sis à Arles, qui nous l'a transmis le 14 novembre 2013 par colis postal. Au même titre que celle liée au trafic automobile, la pollution atmosphérique induite par le transport aérien -- doit être étudiée, surveillée, et réglementée.

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