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Wetland is a water bank

Wetland is a water bankWetlands help to cope with floodings and other extreme weather events.
World Wetlands Day: 2th February 2017.
More info & material in English, Spanish and French.
Cartoon in Spanish:Cartoon in French:Cartoon in Arabic:Cartoon in Greek:

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Endangered Ministry of the Environment

Endangered Ministry of the EnvironmentNew Prime Minister of Finland, Juha Sipilä aims to finish the Ministry of the Environment. Environmental issues would be relocated to the Ministry of Agriculture and Forestry and then it would be renamed as the Ministry of Natural Resources. At the same time the resources for the environmental supervision would be scaled down radically. The […]

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Fossil corps and the carbon bubble trouble

Carbon bubble trouble and coal divestment To save the climate, we have to leave about 80% of the known fossil fuel reserves, coal, oil, gas and peat, unused.
The first Global Divestment Day 13th–14th February 2015.
Big oil has also noticed the action day, and produced their own hilarious animated video about this warm relationship.

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Fossils in the tar

Tar pit fossils - Harper and ObamaSome background info:
The Rancho La Brea Tar Pits – “One of the world’s most famous fossil localities, recognized for having the largest and most diverse assemblage of extinct Ice Age plants and animals in the world.”
Alberta Tar Sands – A destructive fossil fuel exploration project, that will produce dirty oil, toxic waste and huge CO2 […]

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Risky Arctic oil rush

Polar Bear and Arctic oil ExplorationShell and other oil companies want to drill oil in the melting Arctic. It is a risky business for the nature and the climate.
BBC News 4 February 2013: Concerns raised over ‘useless’ Arctic oil spill plan

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