See Ecocide Writ Large: NASA Photo Shows Humungous Philippine Coal Mine From Space

April 12, 2010 by  
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photo: NASA ( click to see large ) Polly Higgins has been getting more press pushing for ‘ Ecocide ‘ to be enshrined as an international crime, and now a new photo from NASA really shows what Higgins is talking about: The wholesale destruction of Semirara Island in the Philippines by the Panian Coalfield…. Read the full story on TreeHugger

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Leaked Confidential Document Reveals Obama’s Climate Strategy

April 12, 2010 by  
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Photo via the Guardian The Guardian has obtained a confidential document accidentally left on a hotel computer in Europe by a member of the Obama administration. The British newspaper says it “reveals the US government’s increasingly controversial strategy in the global UN climate talks.” They’ve reproduced the entire document online–but what does the classified paper reveal about US plans for brokering a climate agreement on the international stage

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Americans No Greener In Past Decade, Environmental Activism Declining: New Gallup Poll

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images: Gallup I’m going to try not to overly dip into despair in this next one, but the results of a new Gallup Poll on changes in green behavior in the United States over the past decade aren’t overly encouraging, particularly when it comes to political action.

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Hybrid Robot’s Microbial Fuel Cell Transforms Polluted Water Into Vegetation

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Photo: Gilberto Esparza What if an army of mobile robots could transform polluted water into plant life? Tracing a fine line between robot and plant, art project and self-sustaining mini-ecosystem machine, Mexican artist Gilberto Esparza’s hybrid creation “Nomadic Plants” (Plantas Nomadas) is a quirky contraption that actively seeks polluted water to feed the vegetation and microorganisms living symbiotically inside its body….

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