Calcium Carbide Slag in Inner Mongolia

Photo | 14 August, 2012

Huge amounts of calcium carbide slag was placed along the Yellow River, which in this picture separates Wuhai City, Inner Mongolia from Shizuishan City, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region. Ten billion cubic meters of water will be consumed by 16 new coal fired power plants and mines in China in 2015, triggering severe water crises in the country’s arid Northwest.

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Bill Ryan - Australian Hero

Video | 3 April, 2014 at 10:33

"I'm now 92 years of age and I was a veteran of the second world war. I served in the Kokoda campaign in New Britain. I thought what we were fighting for there was proper democracy. But I've learned that was not the situation. The government...

Save sharks

Video | 28 January, 2014 at 9:58

Sharks get a bad rap for being ‘dangerous predators’ that need to be controlled. That might be true in Hollywood, but in the real world humans are way more deadly for sharks. When you think about it, the kid that made this video actually makes...

The Arctic 30 Return Home

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The Arctic 30 thank YOU for your support

Video | 30 December, 2013 at 0:00

All of the Greenpeace 'Arctic 30' have now returned home, having been detained in Russia for 100 days following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling. Through this video, they would like to express their gratitude to all those around the...

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