Amazon Blaze: Is it Worse than in Previous Years?
Poisoned Earth is a documentary about soil degradation and its effects on our life. The creation of the film was supported by the Hungarian Media Patronage Programme of the Media Council. Man has been farming for 11,000 years and has been plowing for about two and a half thousand years. By 1950, the world’s arable […]
Greenpeace Protest Plastic Pollution With Lifesize Whales In Budapest
Vast tracts of forest in Brazil and elsewhere in the world have also been burning this year, and the extent of the fires has sparked outrage around the world. Siberia, one of the coldest places on Earth, is on fire. The Amazon, one of the wettest places on Earth, is on fire. Fires are burning […]
Dumping Plastic Waste
Greenpeace activists assembled life-sized sculptures of two whales emerging from a sea of plastic waste in front of Hungarian Parliament. The large whales, made out of paper, were assembled to raise awareness about disposable plastic waste pollution in the different seas. As local Greenpeace activists said, We expect the Hungarian government to ban single-use plastic […]
It is unbelievable, but western governments are dumping millions of tonnes of plastic waste on developing countries with paradise coastlines instead of recycling it! We have all seen shocking pictures of paradise beaches choked with plastic waste. But I bet none of us knew the plastic could be from Europe, the US, and Canada. Right […]
Humanity Has Wiped out 60% of Animal Populations
Follow the water, and you can understand much of humanity’s past and future. Water makes up about 70% of the human body, and covers 70% of Earth’s surface. Importantly, however, the 70% figure for the Earth grants scant solace to our ecological crisis. Seawater—salty—accounts for 97.5% of all that water on Earth. A further 1.75% […]
End of the Year Festivals = Ecological Disasters?
According to world’s leading scientists the huge loss is a tragedy in itself but also threatens the survival of human civilization. Humanity has wiped out 60% of mammals, birds, fish and reptiles since 1970, leading the world’s foremost experts to warn that the annihilation of wildlife is now an emergency that threatens civilisation. The new estimate […]
The Only Way Out
Some useful ideas so that Christmas and New Year’s festivals would not become ecological disasters.
The Ocean without Fish
Bill Gates writes in his latest blog post  that it is not enough to switch to renewable energy sources in order to stabilize the climate change process.
Primeval Forests Disappearing Faster and Faster
Overfishing could leave the oceans empty in our lifetime. The appetite of the industrial fishing industry is creating an ocean without fish, they are wiping out fish faster than they can reproduce – and shockingly, companies worldwide receive taxpayer subsidies to over-harvest our seas. But industry will not give up their tax-payer handouts easily – so activists have a plan […]
Annually, more than 87,000 square kilometres of the world’s forests disappeared from 2014 to 2016. This is a 20 percent faster devastation than in the previous ten years.