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The 2020 US Elections Now Have A Candidate For Climate Action
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The 2020 US Elections Now Have A Candidate For Climate Action

Washington Governor Jay Inslee is running for president and adding his name to a long list of candidates. But he's vowing to run a different kind of campaign: It's all about climate change. Inslee fired his shot on Friday morning and posted a video on social media highlighting a long career as an advocate for taking action against climate change.

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Vaca Muerta: 24-hour blockade of the toxic oil dump

After 24 hours, Greenpeace continues to block the toxic and illegal landfill in Vaca Muerta. There are more than 40 activists at the Treater S.A plant, in Neuquén, who are calling for the closure of this illegal dump in which oil companies such as Shell, Total and YPF dump polluting waste. The population of Añelo, the nearby agricultural fields and the Neuquén River could be exposed to contamination due to the irregularities of the installation.
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How to clean your bathroom naturally

When you clean your bathroom, in addition to cleaning the sanitary ware you use daily, the floor and even the walls, it is also important to clean the shower or bath screen that protects against splashes and spills of water when you shower or bathe. Can I clean the bathroom screen? The bathroom screen is an element that, in addition to fulfilling the mission of preventing water from spilling out of the shower or bathtub when you are showering, has a decorative function since it can be the most sparkling element of the bathroom and sometimes the protagonist.
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Fashion for conservation. Lacoste traded its crocodile for endangered species

Lacoste has decided to innovate in the market, this time for a noble cause, to make visible species in danger of extinction. To do this, in alliance with the International Union for the Conservation of Nature (IUCN), it launched a special edition of its classic polo shirts (1,775) and instead of the emblematic crocodile, there are ten species in danger of extinction.
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March 15: “Young people are going to change the destiny of humanity” Join us

Exclusive: Students Issue Open Letter Ahead Of Global Action Day March 15, When Youth Are Expected To Strike In 50 Nations. Teenage Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Speaks At Four School Strikes In One Week: Video They are in schools around the world to demand action against climate change have issued an open letter without commitments that says: "We are going to change the destiny of humanity, whether we like it or not.
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Giant tortoises were born in Galapagos after 100 years

The intense conservation efforts of the Galapagos giant tortoises are paying off. After 100 years, the first hatchlings began to be born. "I am surprised that the turtles have given us the opportunity to correct our mistakes after so long," was the comment of researcher James Gibbs, who had the privilege of observing a small group of baby turtles on Pinzón Island, one of the Galapagos Islands.
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Fracking suspended after three earthquakes in a row

The authorities of Rongxian, in the Sichuan province, ordered the temporary cessation of operations with the use of fracking after three earthquakes with magnitudes ranging from 4.6 to 4.9 shook the town located in southwest China on February 24 and 25. The phenomena left at least two dead, 12 injured, 13,360 victims, 10,911 homes with partial and total damage, as well as breakdowns in five water reserves.
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This Mexican city is forced to drink Coca-Cola instead of water

Why is Coca-Cola allowed to bottle 300,000 gallons of water per day in a city that does not have enough clean tap water for its residents to drink? Water shortage. What does it mean to you? Not watering the lawn? Shortened showers? Carry bottled water? For the residents of San Cristóbal de las Casas, Mexico, it means drinking Coca-Cola, almost exclusively.
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Mismanagement of species due to the construction of a hydroelectric plant in Ivirizu

To build the 120-meter-high dam on the Ivirizu River, in the Carrasco National Park, 250 hectares of the 622,600 that the protected area has must be deforested; The dam will occupy 100 hectares. Since the entry of machinery for the execution of the hydroelectric megaproject, located 118 kilometers from the city of Cochabamba, 6,000 reptiles and amphibians, and more than 3,000 specimens of flora, have been "relocated".
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Don't buy pet food made in China

China does not have clear safety regulations or control for the production of pet food in the country. The Asian country already has serious problems of contamination of food intended for humans given the deterioration of the environment. Pet food is no exception and also does not have care or regulations for its preparation.
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The oil industry and geoengineering

The fossil fuel industry (oil, gas, coal) has always been at the forefront of denying climate change: they are its main culprits and thus try to divert attention from their responsibility. A remarkable research report, Combustible al fuego (Fuel to fire), published this week by the International Center for Environmental Law (CIEL), also shows that for decades they have promoted the technological manipulation of the climate, that is, , geoengineering.
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Hydrocarbons, pesticides and microplastics drown the Gulf of Mexico

Hydrocarbons, pesticides and microplastics are the main pollutants in the Gulf of Mexico, affecting the functioning of important ecosystems such as corals, mangroves, wetlands and seagrasses, as well as commercial fisheries and the economy of riparian inhabitants. Biological pollutants also contribute to this situation. microbiological, metals, metalloids and biphenyls, warned Alfonso Vázquez Botello, researcher at the Institute of Sea Sciences and Limnology (ICMyL) of the UNAM.
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Drones that generate wind power

A new technology is launched for the generation of energy through the wind. Giant drones or kites connected by a cable to a generator can produce wind energy. Engineers from the Carlos III University of Madrid created a simulator to evaluate the efficiency of these new airborne power generation systems.
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Lithium miners expelled by Kollas communities

The original communities of the Salinas Grandes Basin and the Guayatayoc Lagoon, areas considered "sacred territory of the original peoples", stood firm for three days to prevent mining companies from continuing with their lithium search tasks. A historic achievementThe mining companies TO.
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March 3, World Wildlife Day

The Incalculable Value of Wildlife Wild animals and wild plants, in addition to their intrinsic value, contribute to the ecological, genetic, social, economic, scientific, educational, cultural, recreational and aesthetic aspects of human well-being and sustainable development. World Day de la Vida Silvestre gives us the opportunity to celebrate the beauty and variety of wild flora and fauna, as well as to raise awareness about the multitude of benefits that the conservation of these life forms has for humanity.
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Real estate business in the only Albúfera de Argentina, Biosphere Reserve

The Self-convened Neighbors of Mar Chiquita speak of “environmental tragedy”. They are on alert to defend the “Mar Chiquito” Atlantic Park Biosphere Reserve of the UNESCO MaB (Man and the Biosphere) program, and all the different layers of Reserve that protect that space. “In the area of ​​the MaB Reserve, which we share with enormous biodiversity and contains the only lagoon in the country, work began in 2011 to implement what began to be sold as the“ Lagos del Mar Nautical District ”, carrying out soil movements that affected both to the lagoon mirror as to the wetland where it intends to be built ", detailed the members of" Autoconvocados de Mar Chiquita.
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