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Naomi Klein: “we are not who we were told we were” | ROAR Magazine

On the eve of the publication of her new book, Naomi Klein talks about the things that give her hope in a world that can sometimes feel very bleak.Naomi Klein rose to international acclaim in 1999 by explaining how big…

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▶ Degrowth 2014 – Opening Session – Naomi Klein – YouTube

▶ Degrowth 2014 – Opening Session – Naomi Klein – YouTube.

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Sustainability is destroying the Earth | Deep Green Resistance New York

Don’t talk to me about sustainability.  You want to question my lifestyle, my impact, my ecological footprint?  There is a monster standing over us, with a footprint so large it can trample a whole planet underfoot, without noticing or caring. …

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BBC News – Deep sea mining ‘gold rush’ moves closer

…. Extinction risk And Prof Paul Tyler, also a biologist, of the National Oceanography Centre, warned that unique species would be at risk. “If you wipe out that area by mining, those animals have to do one of two things:…

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KarmaTube: Beth Terry – Living Plastic Free

The average American generates about 100 pounds of plastic waste a year. So did Beth Terry, until she read an article about plastic pollution in the oceans and saw a photograph of a dead albatross chick carcass filled with plastic…

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Move over God, the biotech companies are here | Climate Connections

Note: God Move Over, indeed.  Proselytizing abounds at the Tree Biotech 2013 conference here in Asheville.  Due to massive protests throughout the week, the conference has been dominated by discussion on how to convert the GMO-skeptical public to “believe” in the…

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Dams and the Anthropocene

Dams and the Anthropocene. …. But why should we care about the proliferation of large dams? This is a good question, to which there are lots of good, yet conflicting answers. It is interesting to me that these issues are…

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TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Van Jones “Environmental Justice” | anakegoodall

TEDxGreatPacificGarbagePatch – Van Jones “Environmental Justice” | anakegoodall. We care about giving plastic a second chance yet we don’t do the same for people?  

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Biodiversity, water and natural resource management – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

Biodiversity, water and natural resource management – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. “Price it right, use it well”. From the perspective of market logic, this is the only feasible solution to the looming shortages of fresh water on the…

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PERI: : Economics, The Environment and Our Common Wealth

PERI: : Economics, The Environment and Our Common Wealth. This important book is definitely on my ‘order this week’  list

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