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‘Doomsday glacier’ in Antarctica melting due to warm water channels, scientists discover

‘I was shocked – it brought home how much how much this system has been damaged,’ says British Antarctica Survey scientist on break up of ice shelf

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Trump administration allows companies to break pollution laws during coronavirus pandemic

Extraordinary move signals to US companies that they will not face any sanctions for polluting the air or water

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'The river is our home': Bangladeshi boatmen mourn their receding waters

Decreased water flows caused by neighbours, especially India, are damaging the livelihoods of river communities

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'Moria is a hell': new arrivals describe life in a Greek refugee camp

Originally intended to hold 3,000 people, 19,000 now live at the Moria refugee camp – with no electricity, scant water and, for many, no shelter at...

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Lab-grown food will soon destroy farming – and save the planet

Scientists are replacing crops and livestock with food made in factories from microbes and water. It may save humanity’s bacon, says Guardian colum...

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Water, Profit and First Nation Rights to Water | Q&A

"Corruption and capitalism has killed our rivers." Bruce Shillingsworth calls for Australia to wake up, and stop profiting on water.

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Facebook · 7 Jan

Water Thieves Steal 80,000 Gallons in Australia As Our Mad Max-Style Future Becomes Reality

Thieves stole roughly 80,000 gallons of water in a region of Australia that’s suffering from one of the worst droughts in the history of the countr...

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Earther · 20 Dec 2019

Too hot for humans? First Nations people fear becoming Australia's first climate refugees

As the big dry bites and temperature records tumble, Aboriginal people in Alice Springs say global heating threatens their culture and very survival

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The Guardian · 18 Dec 2019

CRISPR, gravity waves, water on Mars: A decade of discoveries

From finding the building blocks for life on Mars to breakthroughs in gene editing and the rise of artificial intelligence, here are six major scie...

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phys.org · 17 Dec 2019

1.9 billion people at risk from mountain water shortages, study shows

Rising demand and climate crisis threaten entire mountain ecosystem, say scientists

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The Guardian · 10 Dec 2019

Climate change making it harder to produce viable seeds, scientists say

Global hunger and malnutrition are on the rise, as are temperatures and water shortages. Humanity must adapt crops to the changing climate by breed...

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The Independent · 1 Dec 2019

Indian states must provide clean air and water or pay damages, supreme court rules

Judges give state governments six weeks to explain why they should not be held accountable for pollution failures

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The Guardian · 26 Nov 2019

The climate crisis is forcing us to drastically rethink our toilets

With the UK expected to suffer from water shortages by 2050, toilet manufacturers are turning to low-water alternatives. But do people really want ...

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WIRED UK · 24 Nov 2019

Sydney Is Running out of Water as Bushfires Rage

Sydney's water shortage is a mounting problem as wildfires are predicted to gain in strength and intensity this weekend.

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EcoWatch · 16 Nov 2019

GroCycle Mushroom Farm Tour [Inside Our Low Tech Mushroom Farm]

Come take a look inside the GroCycle farm in this short mushroom farm tour. We show you around our: 1) Mixing & Inoculation Room 2) Mushroom Inc...

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YouTube · 6 Nov 2019

Blue spaces: why time spent near water is the secret of happiness

Coastal environments have been shown to improve our health, body and mind. So should doctors start issuing nature-based prescriptions?

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The Guardian · 3 Nov 2019

Australia's rivers are running dry. This is how it's impacting on locals

Australia's Darling River is running dry, its most severe drought in a century. From inedible fish to tap water causing skin irritations, it's havi...

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Venezuela's water system is collapsing as a million people exposed to contaminated supply

The brick shack on the outskirts of Venezuela’s capital is crowded with tubs, jugs and buckets. The water they hold must last the family of eight f...

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The Independent · 21 Oct 2019

More plastic water bottles being sold in UK than ever before

There are more plastic water bottles being sold in the UK than ever – and robust growth is expected for brands using alternative materials despite ...

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The Independent · 20 Oct 2019

The Politics of Waking Up: Why We're Hooked on Our Own Self Destruction

We like to believe that we are autonomous, but advertising has hijacked our human needs so totally that we are destroying our planet.

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Emerge · 16 Oct 2019

'Critical': parts of regional NSW set to run out of water by November

WaterNSW warns without significant rain, Macquarie River will run dry, wiping out supply to Dubbo, Cobar, Nyngan and Narromine

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The Guardian · 16 Sep 2019

Hundreds of fish lie dead on dried-up bed of once-beautiful British river ‘because of climate change’

A picturesque small river in the Chilterns has dried up, leaving hundreds of fish and shrimp dead, with experts and local action groups blaming cli...

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The Independent · 16 Sep 2019

It's raining plastic: microscopic fibers fall from the sky in Rocky Mountains

Discovery raises new questions about the amount of plastic waste permeating the air, water, and soil virtually everywhere on Earth

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The Guardian · 18 Aug 2019

NASA worked out how to make food out of thin air - and it could feed billions

The Finnish company, Solar Foods, has designed a high-protein powder made from CO2, water and electricity.

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Satellite data shows shrinking reservoirs that may spark major water crisis globally

It is not just Chennai, India's fifth largest city. Satellite data shows shrinking reservoirs that may spark major water crisis globally.

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Geospatial World · 2 Jul 2019

Microplastics found in water, food and air the equivalent of eating a "credit card a week"

The London Economic | Microplastics found in water, food and air the equivalent of eating a “credit card a week” |

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'There is no water. Why should people stay here?'

Some 500 million Indians are hit by drought - and lack of water is forcing many to leave their villages.

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BBC News · 15 Jun 2019

Indian villages lie empty as drought forces thousands to flee

Sick and elderly left to fend for themselves with no end in sight to water crisis

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The Guardian · 15 Jun 2019

People eat at least 50,000 plastic particles a year, study finds

Health effects of ingestion of microplastics via food, water and breathing still unknown

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The Guardian · 6 Jun 2019

'Social Breakdown and Outright Chaos': Civilization Headed for Collapse by 2050, New Climate Report Warns

"A high-end 2050 scenario finds a world in social breakdown and outright chaos. But a short window of opportunity exists for an emergency, global m...

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EcoWatch · 5 Jun 2019

Fast Fashion Is the Second Dirtiest Industry in the World, Next to Big Oil

By Glynis Sweeny“The clothing industry is the second largest polluter in the world ... second only to oil," the recipient of an environmental award...

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EcoWatch · 3 Jun 2019

Costa Rica Aims To Be the World’s First Plastic- and Carbon-Free Country by 2021

As climate change accelerates and the oceans fill up with plastic, Costa Rica sets the bar for environmental action with a pledge to be carbon-neut...

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Culture Trip · 13 May 2019

James Balog on The Human Element

On this week’s episode, Ayana interviews world-renowned photographer James Balog on his newest film, The Human Element, which explores how elements...

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Spotify · 12 May 2019

The Spaceship Earth - Episode 19 - Dan Burgess - River Rambles Part 1

A spontaneous ramble from the banks of the River Dart in Devon. Recorded mid April, this is a short reflection after spending 48hrs in the Devon la...

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Spotify · 11 May 2019

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Seaqueen by Boe Huntress Buy the song here https://boehuntress.bandcamp.com/ Video from 'CALDERA' by Evan Viera http://evanviera.com Song mixed and...

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YouTube · 6 May 2019

John Seed on Deep Ecological Identity/98

John Seed & Friends What could our reality look like if we had not grown up in a socie...

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