Category Archives: Environment and Ecology

Inequality, Injustice, Sustainability and the Free World Charter

In some previous postings I talked already about certain systems which cost our society a lot of money and work-hours but could be avoided. In Belgium the system of having Mutualities or health-insurance companies and Labour unions paying out money … Continue reading

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The Lion King – Circle of Life

Adding to Circle Of Life Surprise in NYC Subway: Remembering the original, you may also find since 1995, The Lion King WWW Archive, the premier site for information, multimedia, and online services for fans of Disney’s The Lion King. The 20th … Continue reading

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Hasankeyf: A City On The Edge Of Disappearing

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Originally posted on rabirius:
Those of you who read my blog on a regular basis probably wondered why I didn’t post a lot in June. The reason was that I was traveling. Among other places, my journey took me to…

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Subcutaneous power for humanity 4 Not crossing borders of friendship

Friend-zone Fadi Afram asks: Is friendship possible between a man and a woman? Can a heterosexual have a best friend from the opposite-sex? What is the definition of “friend-zone”? These are questions that have been asked throughout the ages but … Continue reading

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Flanders nature reserve

When you pass Flanders in Belgium on the national roads you are like driving in one big city. There does not seem to come an end at the endless ribbon development. According to environment minister Joke Schauvliege Flanders gained 1,200 … Continue reading

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Environment in 2013

In February a meteor exploded over the Russian city of Chelyabinsk, injuring 1,491 people and damaging over 4,300 buildings. It was the most powerful meteor to strike Earth’s atmosphere in over a century. It is a classic element having floods … Continue reading

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Stopping emissions will not stop the warming of our planet

Facts of the pollution level today Record carbon emissions have lifted the Earth’s temperature about 0.8 degrees Celsius since the industrial revolution, and the planet is on a path to exceed the UN-endorsed maximum of 2 degrees Celsius (3.6 degrees … Continue reading

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A map of the 90 corporations responsible for 63% of global carbon emissions since 1854

Originally posted on Quartz:
As the UN Climate Change Conference winds down today in Warsaw, an acrimonious dispute stands in the way of an accord on reducing global carbon emissions. Developing nations insist that industrial countries, which grew rich by…

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Postponing once more

Postponing until 2015 Facts for nature The last decennia we could see a growing amount of deforestation and forest degradation, through agricultural expansion, conversion to pastureland, infrastructure development, to grow more economical productive goods not for healthy consumption but for … Continue reading

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Waste and recycling

Europeans support taking a variety of actions for environmental reasons, and they are increasingly changing their behaviour for environmental reasons. EU citizens believe the actions that would have the greatest impact on solving environmental problems are recycling and minimizing waste … Continue reading

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