Daily Archives: June 7, 2010

Dove Onslaught(er)

A Greenpeace video showing the impact of using palm oil from forest destruction.

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Angry Kid: Greenpeace Video

This is a shocking video attempting to make people to wake up and realize the crimes they commit against their own future, their children’s future.

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Climate Change: Greenpeace Human Life Commercial

A dramatisation of what just happened during the time of one human life.

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You Are My Sunshine

A provocative but funny add from Greenpeace promoting energy efficient light bulbs: If you think the sun shines out of your arse – try using an energy saving light-bulb instead!

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Stink of scandal from South Africa’s ‘giraffe stadium’

“My home is one of the closest ones to the new stadium. It is so close to it that when there is a match there I feel like I am also inside the stadium. I was happy when I heard … Continue reading

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MTV Switch anti-‘greenwash’ video

‘Green Song’ video for MTV Switch, the network’s youth-targeted initiative to battle climate change, in which a character attacks ‘greenwashing’, showing that green-branded products do not necessarily help cut global warming. Created by 180 Amsterdam:

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Imagining Life Without Oil, and Being Ready

In bleak times, there is a boom in doom. Americans have long been fascinated by disaster scenarios, from the population explosion to the cold war to global warming. These days the doomers, as Mrs. Wilkerson jokingly calls herself and likeminded others, … Continue reading

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After Suicides, Scrutiny of China’s Grim Factories

The body of a 19-year-old worker named Ma Xiangqian was found in front of his high-rise dormitory at 4:30 a.m. Police investigators concluded that he had leapt from a high floor, and they ruled it a suicide. His family, including his … Continue reading

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UN urges global move to meat and dairy-free diet

Lesser consumption of animal products is necessary to save the world from the worst impacts of climate change, UN report says: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/02/un-report-meat-free-diet

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China’s ‘cancer villages’ reveal dark side of economic boom

Polluting factories in rural communities are forming a deadly toxic cocktail for villagers, leading to surging rates of cancer: http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2010/jun/07/china-cancer-villages-industrial-pollution

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