Posts Tagged ‘ pollution ’

Four Ways the Coronavirus Is Changing the Planet – The Atlantic

“Fournet is thinking now of North Pacific humpback whales, who have begun to move northward this month and will soon be swimming with newborn calves in southeast Alaska, a region also popular with cruise ships for views of local wildlife. “This will be the quietest entry that humpback whales have had in southeastern Alaska in decades,” Fournet said. “Nature is taking a breath when the rest of us are holding ours.” Marina Koren

Widespread social-distancing measures have produced some jarring effects across land, air, and sea.

Source: Four Ways the Coronavirus Is Changing the Planet – The Atlantic

Coronavirus Lockdown May Save More Lives By Preventing Pollution Than By Preventing Infection

An empty street is seen in Beijing in February, 2020. China’s effort to contain the deadly … [+] AFP VIA GETTY IMAGES

The coronavirus lockdown may save more lives from pollution reduction than are lost to the virus itself, said François Gemenne, director of The Hugo Observatory.

Source: Coronavirus Lockdown May Save More Lives By Preventing Pollution Than By Preventing Infection

Cleaning trash from rivers before it reaches the ocean

 

. . . BUT how does it affect fish??

Source: Cleaning trash from rivers before it reaches the ocean

E.P.A. Plans to Curtail the Ability of Communities to Oppose Pollution Permits – The New York Times

Air Ink – 

– MIT created with ink made from air pollution

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A Darker Shade of Green: REDD Alert and the Future of Forests – YouTube

 

Source: WATCH: REDD Alert For False Climate Solution in California |

India court gives sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers human status – BBC News

The Ganges and Yamuna rivers are worshipped by millions, but they are also heavily polluted    GETTY IMAGES

A court says legal protection will help in conserving the heavily polluted Ganges and Yamuna rivers.

Source: India court gives sacred Ganges and Yamuna rivers human status – BBC News

Hair – Air

World Water Day / Windybee’s Blog

World Water Day | Windybee’s Blog.

Idle No Enbridge No More / Occupy & Decolonize Vancouver

Idle No Enbridge No More | Occupy & Decolonize Vancouver.