Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil

Video | 18 November, 2015

On November 5, 2015, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. 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. 

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: Echoes of Time by Kevin MacLeod

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Three ways the climate crisis is already being solved

Video | 21 October, 2014 at 19:45

The climate is in crisis and it affects us all. But we can take control of our future. By joining the growing movement for climate action, you and I can choose to be part of the solution.

Steel Cities in China's Hebei Province

Image | 18 October, 2014 at 16:30

Everyday, huge clouds of pollutants including sulfur dioxide, carbon dioxide, heavy metal ions, and dioxins are belched into the sky from the Qian'an Jiujiang Wire Steel Mill complex in Tangshan. Seen from afar, the sky above the factories shows...

Protest At The Prezioso Oil Rig In Italy

Image | 14 October, 2014 at 14:11

Activists from the Greenpeace ship, Rainbow Warrior occupy the ‘Prezioso’ offshore oil rig operated by the Italian oil company ENI in the Sicilian Channel. The activists unfurl a 120 meter square banner depicting the Italian Prime Minister,...

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