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Published on Oct 24, 2012
The Tar Sands Resistance March on Saturday, June 6th, 2015 drew more than 5,000 people to St. Paul, MN for the largest anti-tar sands march ever in the region. The march sent a clear message: keep toxic tar sands out of America's Heartland to protect our water, climate and communities.
Published on Jun 7, 2015 by IEN Earth
Testimony by Ronald Waromi, West Papua Interest Association and Bernhard Th.W. Kaisiep MS, President of West Papua Melanesia in Exile and Hon Niko Nawaikula, Head, Fiji Native Delegation to UN. Published on Apr 27, 2015
Note: Many Papuans now have access to mobile phones and the internet and are using this technology to coordinate their struggle for freedom and to communicate to the rest of the world. Many young people have left their villages to study at universities across West Papua and Indonesia and are interacting with Indonesians and the global community to gain support for their struggle for freedom. (source)
A look at what crosses the Steel Bridge (built in 1910) here in Portland, Oregon a few miles from my home. Is that crude oil in those tankers? As citizens we need to start asking questions that will make our leaders uncomfortable as they may not even be aware of where and when crude oil is moved through urban areas. Produced and written by Ruth Ann Barrett for her YouTube Channel, PDXDowntowner. Published on Apr 2, 2015
Stephanie Herrera is Executive Director of the Association for the Advancement of Sustainability (AASHE). She brings over 20 years of leadership and management experience coupled with a lifetime of experience and passion for sustainable development and social justice. Having grown up on a Superfund hazard site located in the Denver neighborhood of Globeville, she is engaged with the struggles of impoverished communities and their efforts to address their health and economic issues. Stephanie's grandparents inspired her by participating in the class action suit that led to the Superfund Site designation and, ultimately, site clean up.
Produced by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv with Barry Heidt of GeoSpirit.tv at the AASHE Conference 2014 in Portland, Oregon, October 28, 2014.
Ocean "dead zones" along the Washington and Oregon coasts are threatening critical U.S. fishing areas. These oxygen-depleted regions, that loose virtually all of their marine life in the summer, are expanding, and new ones are appearing in the Pacific Ocean. Oceanographer Jack Barth of Oregon State University says these new ocean dead zones are different from most of the 400+ others known around the world. While the majority of those are caused by excess nutrients in river runoffs, his research is the first to tie these new dead zones to climate change. With support from the National Science Foundation, Barth is also using an impressive new tool, an unmanned underwater glider that provides round the clock monitoring of these zones. Published September 9, 2012.
The neighborhood called Love Canal in Niagara Falls, New York, was neither the first nor the worst toxic waste dump, but it became a national story in the late 1970s thanks to the organizing efforts of Lois Gibbs, who fought to protect Love Canal's children, including her own, from the 20,000 tons of toxic waste in the ground.
This is an excerpt from American Masters: Fierce Green Fire, airing April 22 at 9 pm on PBS. Learn more at www.pbs.org/wnet/americanmasters. Published on Apr 2, 2014
A 90-minute version of the film is currently available via Netflix and iTunes and on DVD from First Run Features.
Dow Chemical, the same company that brought us Dursban, Napalm, and Agent Orange, is now in the food business and is pushing for an unprecedented government approval: genetically engineered (GE) versions of corn and soybeans that are designed to survive repeated dousing with 2,4-D, half of the highly toxic chemical mixture Agent Orange. Do you trust Dow Chemical with your food?
Find out more about Dow Chemical's sordid history and what you can do to stop their new genetically engineered "Agent Orange" crops at http://www.dow-watch.org
Published on Jan 30, 2014
Roz Savage, British ocean rower and environmental campaigner, talks about plastics in our oceans, plastic pollution being called a "man-made global catastrophe" in the context of her first-hand experience with the scale of the problem as she rowed, solo, from San Francisco to Hawaii on the first stage of her Pacific Ocean crossing. Meeting up with the two scientists on the Junk craft, they shared dinner and their research with Roz several hundred miles east of Hawaii. Bottom line is we need to use less of it. Each one of us can significantly reduce our use of plastic and make a positive difference in the world. More information about Roz at www.rozsavage.com. She was interviewed by Ruth Ann Barrett of EarthSayers.tv, voices of sustainability. Published on Jan 28, 2014
Steve Russell, VP Plastics Department, of ACC Plastics notes we all agree that plastics should be used wisely to begin with, reduced when possible, and recycled when finished. Goodwill among all the "sides" to this issue gives him confidence we will succeed.
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