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New Interactive Map of geoengineering projects in the world
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New Interactive Map of geoengineering projects in the world

An interactive map of the ETC Group and the Boell Foundation shows where geoengineering is being deployed This interactive geoengineering map, prepared by the ETC Group and the Boell Foundation is an attempt to denounce the global state of geoengineering, showing the scope of the research and experimentation.

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The roots of lasting peace are intertwined with the earth

This 2018 was a worrying year for all those who want a stable, prosperous and healthy planet. Scientists reiterated to us how urgent efforts are to mitigate climate change. We also observe how Brazil became part of the growing number of countries led by ultra-nationalist and xenophobic leaders.
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Ecocide: when a psychological disorder becomes normal

For me, the most symbolic and significant political fight (among many) that is taking place in the United States in recent times has been the fight to stop the Dakota Access pipeline near the Standing Rock Reservation. This conflict is significant because it exemplifies a condition that I call "ecopsychopathy."
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Indigenous people, first victims of the new government in Brazil

"We have already been decimated, protected and victims of the integrationist policy of governments and the National State," recalled indigenous leaders, to reject the proposals and measures of the new Brazilian government on indigenous peoples. In an open letter to President Jair Bolsonaro, leaders of The Aruak Baniwa and Apurinã peoples, who live in the basins of the Negro and Purus rivers, in the northwestern Amazon region of Brazil, protested against the decree that now submits indigenous lands to the Ministry of Agriculture, manager of interests contrary to those of the inhabitants original.
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Hospital de Colombia uses medicinal plants to treat its patients

Nowadays, many people are medicated or self-medicate with generic drugs that, over time, have their side effects. But the same, he continues to maintain the traditions and entrust his health to natural remedies. At the Nazareth Hospital in the Sumapaz Zone in Cundinamarca, more than 2,500 patients are treated with what nature provides.
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5 signs of chronic vitamin deficiency in women

A vitamin deficiency is bad news for anyone's system. It can cause a variety of illnesses and make you feel unwell, tired, or unusual. Basically, not getting enough vitamins can lead to less than ideal daily performance.A balanced diet is crucial for body health.
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Education for sustainable development, a step towards the future

"An intelligent person solves problems, a wise person avoids them" - AlbertEinstein Since ancient times, planet Earth has represented a source of life for human beings, providing everything it has needed to develop. This is how man has exploited, and continues to do so, the elements provided by the environment, in the last three generations the unconscious and limitless exploitation of both renewable and non-renewable natural resources has manifested itself.
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Mega-mining in the country of the rights of nature

Conflict, collective health and psychosocial harm in women. The article analyzes the health situation and psychosocial harm of women, children and girls in the Tsuntsuim community, affected by the San Carlos Panantza metal mega-mining project, considered one of the five priority of the National Government of Ecuador, a country whose Constitution recognizes nature as a subject of rights.
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They smell good! the world's first sunglasses made of coffee

Every year, it is obvious that people are more and more eager for a green life. And this is reflected in the products people choose to spend their money on. It's no wonder, then, that product developers are getting more and more creative in finding ways to bring sustainable yet practical products to market.
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What would happen if the big cities disappeared?

What would happen if suddenly, on the entire planet, all the big cities disappeared? Along with the megacities, the traffic jams would disappear, there would be no more crowds on the trains or on the buses. Soaring buildings would stop bothering the clouds, their ultra-fast elevators would also disappear There would be no more subways, no emergency villas, no shopping, no large canopies as illuminated as a theater stage We would see the sky again, if it were still there once dispel smog.
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If we continue like this, soon the Earth will be uninhabitable

There are things from this crazy time in the history of mankind, to which no matter how much we give them we will never finish understanding. Strange things happen in this world, the problem is that there are so many that one is already anesthetizing and He gets used to it until something that should make us shiver seems normal, habitual, or even worse, we don't even see it.
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10 easy ways to reduce your use of plastics in 2019

'Peel off the cling film and switch to soap': 10 Easy Ways to Reduce Your Use of Plastics in 2019 Sandra Laville explains why we can't recycle our way out of the plastics problem and suggests ways to reduce its footprint Plastic has become perhaps the most demonized material of the past 12 months, as the scale of pollution in the oceans becomes increasingly apparent.
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We need a profound change to avoid human extinction

Very few want to acknowledge it; very few want to deal with the origin of this threat: humanity may disappear in this century through consumerism, violence and predation that is exacerbated throughout the world; it may disappear because of the dangers inherent in modern technologies, because of global warming and because of the globalization of ecological disaster.
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They investigate how orcas locate and hunt their prey

A study investigated how orcas orcas orient and locate their prey for hunting and thus determine if it is a behavior that cetaceans learn or if it is innate. Researchers from the Loro Parque Zoo and the University of Southern Denmark provided information on the echolocation of orcas, which would help to better understand and protect these animals with more reliable risk assessments on the impact of noise, its possible consequences, and even age estimates, based on sound recordings.
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Mining destroys the forests of the Mesoamerican Biological Corridor

Satellite images registered between September and November 2018 show the progress of deforestation in the area of ​​influence of a project operated by the company Minera Panamá. The Environmental Incidence Center (Ciam) of Panama, an environmental non-governmental organization, alleges that the company operates under an illegal contract and there is a ruling from the Supreme Court of Justice issued that year that proves them right.
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Pangolin, little-known mammal, but considered the most trafficked in the world

You have probably never heard of the pangolin, the only mammal that has scales and a tongue as long as its body. Today, this particular living being is in danger of extinction because of the human being.The pangolin is a mammal with an elongated body, with the head, back and tail protected by hard and pointed scales that can bristle, mainly when they make a ball to protect against a threat.
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