Monthly Archives: October 2010

25 Years of AIDS Awareness Posters

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The Secret Life of Cell Phones – A Project of INFORM, Inc.

Where do old cell phones and mobile devices go when you recycle them? Why should you take those phones out of your sock drawer and take them back? What toxins are in a typical cell phone? How much gold and … Continue reading

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E-Waste: Dumping on the Poor

Asia Society’s multimedia look at electronic waste shipped overseas and the toxic effect it has on places such as Guiyu, China–known as “trash town.” With an interview with Michael Zhao of the Center on US-China Relations at Asia Society.

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The Secret Life of Beef

INFORM’s The Secret Life of Beef video provides information about the environmental and health effects of beef production. For more information, go to  http://www.informinc.org.

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Schwarzenegger: “Stand Up Against The Oil Companies!”

Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger (R-CA) tells ABC’s Diane Sawyer that politicians who don’t “stand up against the oil companies” when it comes to climate and clean energy, and points to the fight to defeat Prop 23 and protect AB 32 as … Continue reading

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Vacuum Cleaners Crawl out of the Waters

Electrolux has revealed five unique vacuum cleaners that have been made from plastic waste collected from the world’s oceans. The event marks the next chapter and continuation of the Vac from the Sea initiative that aims to raise awareness around … Continue reading

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Gender Inequalities: Undesired by Walter Astrada

In India, all women must confront the cultural pressure to bear a son. The consequences of this preference is a disregard for the lives of women and girls. From birth until death they face a constant threat of violence. http://mediastorm.com/publication/undesired

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HIV-AIDS: Bloodline by Kristen Ashburn

BLOODLINE: AIDS and Family is Kristen Ashburn’s intimate look at the harsh reality of the AIDS pandemic in Africa. Her images remind us how tenuous our connection is to each other. In doing so, they show that what matters most … Continue reading

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Kingsley’s Crossing by Olivier Jobard

See the full project at http://www.mediastorm.org/0010.htm Kingsley is a 23-year-old lifeguard from the impoverished town of Limbe, Cameroon. Longing for a better life in Europe, he embarks on a harrowing journey that takes him halfway across Africa. Photojournalist Olivier Jobard documents … Continue reading

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Airsick: Industrial Devolution – Images of Global Warming

Twenty days. Twenty thousand still images. A single message. Toronto Star photographer Lucas Oleniuk captures the issue of global warming in a video created entirely by using still images.

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