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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Monster Boats in Kiribati

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Overfishing is a global problem with alarming and indisputable consequences: 90% of global fish stocks are currently overexploited. Support low impact fishers and help ensure fair fishing.

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Video | 31 October, 2014 at 11:45

'Golden' rice is a genetically engineered (GE) rice variety that has been developed by industry to produce pro-vitamin A. Its proponents have hyped GE 'Golden' rice as a quick-fix solution to vitamin A deficiency which is prevalent in developing...

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