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Whale Meat Consumption Rising in South Korea

Korean Greens Say Government Should Crack Down on Bycatch

Donghae, Republic of Korea — The Bangudae petroglyphs are engraved on rocks said to be thousands of years old. They include scenes of whales and boats and people wielding nets and spears. Some people claim this is proof that whaling in Korea…
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by: GuestBlogger – June 23, 2011

Philadelphia Urban Gardeners Struggle with Land Tenure Issues

By Johanna Hoffman

It’s an early summer afternoon and West Philadelphia’s Mill Creek Farm is a bustle of activity. Co-founders Johanna Rosen and Jade Walker pick asparagus sprigs thicker than a human thumb while volunteer farmers work on verdant arugula patches and neighbors pop in…
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by: GuestBlogger – May 27, 2011

Poland’s Rush to Exploit Natural Gas Reserves Unchecked by Greens

By Dave McGuire

Earlier this year, Maja and her husband Maciej were driving along the two-lane road that runs past a village called Neistkowo where they own a plot of land. It was night, so they were surprised to see an orange sky up ahead.…
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by: GuestBlogger – May 26, 2011

Why I’m Suing the Government of United States

Brower Youth Award winner Alec Loorz on his suit to protect the climate

I am 16 years old. This morning I filed a lawsuit against the United States of America, for allowing money to be more powerful than the survival of my generation, and for making decisions that threaten our right to a safe and…
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by: GuestBlogger – May 4, 2011

The Dark Side of the Boom

How Fracking in Texas Threatens Public Health and Safety, by Sharon Wilson

Howdy, I am Sharon Wilson but most people know me as TXsharon, author of the blog, Bluedaze: DRILLING REFORM FOR TEXAS that focuses on drilling issues locally, statewide, nationally and even globally. My involvement started when I noticed alarming things happening to…
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by: GuestBlogger – April 28, 2011

Van Jones to Young Climate Activists: “Shift the Power!”

By Brad Johnson

In a passionate keynote address, green jobs leader Van Jones exhorted the 10,000 youth climate activists at the Power Shift conference in Washington DC to “shift the power” and lead the clean power revolution. He argued that both parties need to be…
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by: GuestBlogger – April 19, 2011

Japan Requires Collective Efforts to Contain the Nuclear Tragedy

By Suvendrini Kakuchi/Inter Press Service

My decision to visit Fukushima – the area worst hit by the massive quake, tsunami and nuclear power accident on Mar. 11 – was taken one afternoon last week after a long meeting with scientists. Photo by Suvendrini Kakuchi/IPSDevastation from the Mar.…
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by: GuestBlogger – April 7, 2011

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