Deforestation in Papua New Guinea

Exclusive: Impact of forest loss on communities and ecosystems revealed in series of images and footage collected by environmental campaigners Global Witness following report on illegal logging in the South Pacific nation


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Polluted water popsicles

Popsicles Made From 100 Different Polluted Water Sources Grab World’s Attention

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Kinder Morgan pipeline opposition

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‘Shocking images’ reveal death of 10,000 hectares of mangroves across Northern Australia

Key points:

  • A mangrove expert says it is the most extreme “dieback” he has ever seen
  • The mangrove death occurred across a 700km stretch of NT and QLD
  • An expert believes it is linked to climate change


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Methane Gas Leak in California

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Borneo is Burning

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A Bunch of Depressing News about the Oil Leak

BP Gives Unlimited Behind-the-Scenes Access to One Woman, Who Says BP’s Response is Fake: Clean-Up Equipment Taken Away as Soon as Officials Leave

BP is accused of destroying the wildlife and coastline of America, but if you look back into history you find that BP did something even worse to America.

They gave the world Ayatollah Khomeini.

AP Photographer Charlie Riedel just filed the following images of seabirds caught in the oil slick on a beach on Louisiana’s East Grand Terre Island.

And finally, what would kind of area would the oil slick cover in different parts of the world?

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Ever Seen 36 Dolphins Stranded in an Oil Slick?

Then today’s your unlucky, depressing day:

Horrible, just horrible.

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Oil is likely spilling at 10x the rate reported by BP

From NPR:

The Coast Guard has estimated the flow of oil into the Gulf of Mexico at 5,000 barrels a day. But a scientist analyzing a newly released video of the leak says it’s at least 10 times that amount. That means the oil spilling into the Gulf has already far exceeded the amount lost in the Exxon Valdez accident. NPR science correspondent Richard Harris talks to Michele Norris about the new estimate.

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Gulf Oil Leak Pictures

Independent Scientists and Engineers Need Access to This Video!
It has become clear that BP has been monitoring the gushing oil leaks in the Gulf of Mexico almost from the start, and that if they wanted to they could release video to show people what is really going on. But so far they have kept tight control over access to the video feeds and all that we could get our hands on are those still images showing the leak (notice the depth on the left: 4957.5 feet!).

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