Anti-Fracking Protest in UK

Photo | 4 March, 2013

Greenpeace campaigners block the village green in Chancellor George Osborne’s Tatton constituency, erecting mock drilling rigs and other fracking equipment, while climbers have occupied the first floor balcony of his constituency office building and renamed it as the headquarters of “Frack & Go” The fracking of Osborne’s village green comes as a ComRes poll is released, showing the majority of his constituents oppose shale gas extraction, with widespread concern over noise and disruption, earth tremors and the impact on local house prices should fracking go ahead in the area.

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Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil

Video | 18 November, 2015 at 10:40

Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. Music:...

Okinawa: Democracy and Dugongs

Video | 6 November, 2015 at 10:45

The expansion of a US military base is threatening the incredibly diverse coral reefs and sea grass beds of Oura Bay in Okinawa (Japan). The area is also home to some of the last of Japan's dugong population.

Forest fires in Brazil

Image gallery | 28 October, 2015

'Actions for Climate' Global Day of Action

Image gallery | 28 September, 2015

Protecting Amazon's Intact Forest Landscapes

Image gallery | 11 September, 2015

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