Image of The oceans now contain 5 trillion pieces of floating plastic
The oceans now contain 5 trillion pieces of floating plastic
A major new study of the world’s oceans has reached a shocking conclusion: Thanks to humans, there are now over 5 trillion pieces of plastic, weighing more than 250,000 tons, floating in water around the world. With a global population of about 7.2 billion, that’s nearly 700 pieces per person. [Read More]
Image of Humans are turning the Earth into a 'lonely and very dangerous planet', ecologist warns - Science - News - The Independent
Humans are turning the Earth into a 'lonely and very dangerous planet', ecologist warns - Science - News - The Independent
Humans are turning the world into a “lonely planet” depleted of its rich biodiversity, and there could soon come a point when the mass extinction of species turns into an irreversible spiral of decline, according to a leading ecologist. [Read More]
Image of ‘Widespread methane leakage’ coming from hundreds of vents off East Coast ocean floor - The Washington Post
‘Widespread methane leakage’ coming from hundreds of vents off East Coast ocean floor - The Washington Post
Of all the global warming gasses, methane is one of the very worst. Pound for pound, the Environmental Protection Agency says its effect on global warming is 20 times greater than that of carbon dioxide. And though its lifetime in the atmosphere is substantially shorter than carbon dioxide, it’s “more efficient at trapping radiation.” [Read More]
The Land of Fires - Documentary
This horrific descent to hell has happened because for decades, parts of Campania have been used for illegal dumping, burning and disposal of toxic waste under the management of the local mafia, the Camorra. [Read More]
Image of The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: We Are Literally Filling Up The Pacific Ocean With Plastic
The Great Pacific Garbage Patch: We Are Literally Filling Up The Pacific Ocean With Plastic
We are starting to see that there are very serious consequences for filling up our oceans with massive amounts of plastic that never biodegrades. In fact, this is one of the greatest environmental disasters of all time and yet you rarely hear it talked about. Virtually every molecule of plastic ever created still exists somewhere, and we all use things made out of plastic every single day. [Read More]
Image of ‘Worst Fears Confirmed’ As Only 24 Syrian Refugees Resettled In Britain, Say Campaigners
‘Worst Fears Confirmed’ As Only 24 Syrian Refugees Resettled In Britain, Say Campaigners
The government has conceded only 24 Syrian refugees have arrived in Britain as part of its resettlement programme for Syria, the Vulnerable Persons Relocation scheme. [Read More]
Image of 50 seriously disturbing places (PHOTOS)
50 seriously disturbing places (PHOTOS)
The earth is dotted with magical landscapes and fairytale destinations but it's also home to eerie places that seem like the stuff of nightmares (or very, very strange dreams). From a forest of creepy, crooked trees to an island inhabited by thousands of venomous snakes, here are 50 destinations for the brave... [Read More]
Image of Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: Report Claims That US Has Contingency Deal With Brazil, Australia
Yellowstone Volcano Eruption: Report Claims That US Has Contingency Deal With Brazil, Australia
If the Yellowstone supervolcano erupts then millions of U.S. citizens could end up in Brazil, Australia, or Argentina. That’s according to the South African news website Praag, which said that the African National Congress was offered $10 billion a year for 10 years if it would build temporary housing for Americans in case of an eruption. [Read More]
Image of Humans Litter Found In Deepest Ocean, Marine Trash Is Everywhere
Humans Litter Found In Deepest Ocean, Marine Trash Is Everywhere
A new paper published on the journal PLOS ONE alerts that even in the deepest ocean depths you can find bottles, plastic bags, fishing nets and other types of human litter. Experts from the Consolidated Research Group on Marine Geosciences of the University of Barcelona (UB), led by Professor Miquel Canals, participated in the seafloor survey. [Read More]
Image of Life in one of the darkest, most polluted cities in the world
Life in one of the darkest, most polluted cities in the world
Photographer Elena Chernyshova captures life in Norilsk, Russia, the world's northernmost city. VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN PICTURES WITH TEXT... [Read More]
Image of Sun Unleashes Major Solar Flare (Video) | Space.com
Sun Unleashes Major Solar Flare (Video) | Space.com
The sun erupted with a massive X1.3 solar flare late Thursday (April 24), triggering a temporary communications blackout on some parts of Earth. See video of the solar flare here. [Read More]
Image of Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world | Talk Video | TED.com
Louie Schwartzberg: Hidden miracles of the natural world | Talk Video | TED.com
We live in a world of unseeable beauty, so subtle and delicate that it is imperceptible to the human eye. To bring this invisible world to light, filmmaker Louie Schwartzberg bends the boundaries of time and space with high-speed cameras, time lapses and microscopes. At TED2014, he shares highlights from his latest project, a 3D film titled "Mysteries of the Unseen World," which slows down, speeds... [Read More]
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Tap of Fire: Fracking in Texas risks gas in drinking water - YouTube
A cozy countryside getaway from the city hustle - an idea ruined for some Americans by the negative effects of a fracking boom. In places like Texas the ground drilling technology has become a proven way to boost corporate profits. But as Gayane Chichyakyan finds out, its the landowners who pay the price. [Read More]
Jessica Ernst Exposes Drilling and Fracking Crimes in Alberta - YouTube
This You Tube is a compilation of segments from a 90 minute talk. The full version will be available soon. Jessica Ernst worked for over three decades as an environmental biologist doing research and independent consulting for the Alberta petroleum industry. One of her main clients was the EnCana Company, which began large-scale fracking in the region of her home community of Rosebud Alberta in... [Read More]
Image of Volcanoes All Over The Ring Of Fire Are Erupting Right Now – Is The U.S. Next?
Volcanoes All Over The Ring Of Fire Are Erupting Right Now – Is The U.S. Next?
All of a sudden, the Ring of Fire is starting to tremble violently. Last month, we had a whole bunch of major earthquakes along the Ring of Fire, and this month volcanoes all over the Ring of Fire are erupting. Of course there has always been seismic activity within this giant band that stretches around the Pacific Ocean. After all, approximately 75 percent of all volcanoes are located in the R... [Read More]
Image of Chemical plant to wipe small Louisiana town off the map
Chemical plant to wipe small Louisiana town off the map
(NaturalNews) For over a decade, residents of the small town of Mossville, Louisiana, have been reporting numerous cases of premature death, disease and cancer. A new plot by a large chemical plant looks to finish them off, paying 80 percent or more of the residents to leave the town, which could nearly wipe Mossville off the map. [Read More]
Image of PressTV - False flag scandal rocks Turkey
PressTV - False flag scandal rocks Turkey
The leaked audio file revealed that Turkey was not looking to provoke an attack on Syria but launch the attack itself, writes Dr. Kevin Barrett. [Read More]
Image of Turkish Political and Military Leaders ADMIT to Planning False Flag Terror to Justify a War with Syria
Turkish Political and Military Leaders ADMIT to Planning False Flag Terror to Justify a War with Syria
As we noted here, Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan had blocked Twitter access to his nation ahead of what was rumored to be a “spectacular” leak before this weekend’s elections. Then this morning, amid a mad scramble, he reportedly (despite the nation’s court ruling the bans illegal) blocked YouTube access. [Read More]
Image of PressTV - Putin puts fear of God in New World Order: Barrett
PressTV - Putin puts fear of God in New World Order: Barrett
A political analyst says Russian president is standing up against West aggression, putting fear of God in New World Order. [Read More]
Image of PressTV - Britons stage anti-fracking protest in Manchester
PressTV - Britons stage anti-fracking protest in Manchester
Hundreds of Britons have demonstrated in the city of Manchester to protest against the controversial practice of fracking to extract oil and gas. [Read More]