Anti Fracking Protest In The UK

Photo | 4 September, 2013

Greenpeace activists set up a mock fracking rig at the entrance to Lancashire County Hall in Preston, Lancashire. The rig is surrounded by 8 foot high fence with the company logos of Cuadrilla and Frack&Go. A loud soundtrack of drills, trucks and industrial plant is playing as councillors enter the building. The Development Control Committee are meeting today to decide whether to grant permission for drilling in Lancashire. This is widely seen as the test case for whether fracking goes ahead nationally. 09/04/2013

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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.

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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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