The (Death of) Aral Sea
Something to Think About
Probably many of you have heard this story… Once upon a time there was a wonderful lake in the border region of Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan and Turkmenistan. The lake was fed by two abundant streams, the Amu Darya from south and the Syr Darya from east. The lake’s area was 68,000 square kilometres and it was […]
The California Drought in Pictures
Something to think about – Mother nature is speaking. “I’ve always been an environmentalist, but my life changed the day I had children. I realized that I wasn’t doing enough to protect the planet. People need nature and of course I want my children to have the best possible opportunity in life. I also realized […]
Will That Be Enough? The Paris Climate Change Conference (COP 21)
This short footage showing the drastic environmental changes in the state of California, USA would usually go into the No comment! category, and it would unquestionably strengthen our understanding that there is a lot to do if we really want to protect and help our environment regenerate. You may also see the latest chart on U.S. […]
NASA’s Ocean Garbage Islands Simulation
From November 30 to December 11, 2015, the Paris Climate Change conference (COP 21) meeting in Paris was a unique historical event, a critical opportunity for world leaders and decision makers to make the right choice. All political leaders had to bear in mind that they might broker an agreement; but our planet is not […]
Will Leading Consumers Seize The New Opportunity at Next Climate Summit?
NASA’s Scientific Visualization Studio created a computer simulation to show how five major ‘garbage islands’ are accumulated in the oceans around the world in the past decades.
Days of the Earth…
In this film you may watch the video message sent by United Nations Secretary General, Ban Ki-moon to Hungary.
What Really Happens to Your Plastic When You Throw it Away?
The days of the Earth are numbered. We have overloaded our planet. About this is the message of the recently released photo book on environment protection, which has gathered the most dramatic photos on the relationship between man and his environment taken in recent decades. We may see the symptoms caused by excessive industrialization that are irreversible […]
Have you ever wondered what happens to plastic when you throw it away?
The Ocean Cleanup Project
The Story of Solutions is another ‘story’ of Annie Leonard and her team which explores how we can move our economy in a more sustainable and just direction, starting with orienting ourselves toward a new goal.
The issue here is similar to our last post: by using PET bottles and other plastic materials humanity is making a strong impact on nature by polluting its environment.