Entries from June 2009

Bluefin Tuna Extinction and Mitsubishi

June 3rd, 2009 · No Comments

Japan’s sprawling Mitsubishi conglomerate has cornered a 40 per cent share of the world market in bluefin tuna, one of the world’s most endangered fish. A corporation within the £170bn Mitsubishi empire is importing thousands of tonnes of the fish from Europe into Tokyo’s premium fish markets, despite stocks plummeting towards extinction in the Mediterranean. […]

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Tags: Animal Rights · Resource Extraction

Valley of the Drums

June 2nd, 2009 · No Comments

The Valley of the Drums is a 23-acre toxic waste site in northern Bullitt County, Kentucky, near Louisville, named after the waste-containing drums strewn across the area. It is known as one of the primary motivations for the passage of the Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act, or Superfund Act of 1980. While the widely publicized Love Canal disaster is often credited as reason the […]

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Tags: Pollution

Awful Pictures of Pollution

June 1st, 2009 · No Comments

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Tags: Pollution