Environment

Solar Technology Can Be Improved With Recycled Blu-Ray Discs!

Solar Technology Can Be Improved With Recycled Blu-Ray Discs!

Recently, we have been publishing a series of stories about the rapid growth of the solar energy industry, as well as the rapid decline in price for solar products. Now, new research released this week has revealed another way that this technology can be made even more efficient. A study recently published by Northwestern University in a new edition […]

Brazil Government Says Amazon Is Improving Vastly But Independent Researchers Disagree

Brazil Government Says Amazon Is Improving Vastly But Independent Researchers Disagree

According to Izabella Teixeira, Brazil’s environment minister, the deforestation rate in the Amazon rain forest has decreased by 18 percent over the past year. At a press conference on Wednesday the minister announced that about 4,848 square kilometers or 1,870 square miles of the Amazon rain forest was lost between August 2013 and July 2014. Those figured are […]

Sioux Tribal President Declares Keystone XL Pipeline An “Act Of War”

Sioux Tribal President Declares Keystone XL Pipeline An “Act Of War”

This week, in Rosebud South Dakota, the Rosebud Sioux Tribal President made an official announcement, stating that the Rosebud Sioux Tribe considers the laying of the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline through their lands to be an “act of war.” The announcement comes just hours after the U.S. House of Representatives voted for the completion of […]

Watch How Governments Attack Protesters To Defend Corporate Oil Giants

Shocking footage emerged today of the Spanish navy protecting an oil tanker in the Canary islands, where Greenpeace were protesting drilling in the area. One girl, a 23 year-old Italian, fell overboard when the navy´s speedboat rammed their dinghy at speed. She can be heard screaming as she falls overboard and breaks her leg in […]

Harley-Davidson Challenges Bikers To Plant 50 Million Trees Worldwide

Harley-Davidson Challenges Bikers To Plant 50 Million Trees Worldwide

A group called “The Nature Conservancy” has teamed up with Harley-Davidson for a new program called Renew the Ride, which hopes to plant 50 million trees worldwide in the next ten years. According to a press release published this week, Harley-Davidson has challenged its owners and dealers to dedicate time, donations and organizational efforts to […]

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