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The Slaughter Continues in Brazil

Update: We wrote recently about the murder of Amazon rainforest activists José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Mario do Espírito Santo, who were murdered for speaking out against the illegal destruction of the forest by loggers and others. Well, the slaughter continues. Just after Jose and Mario were murdered, activist Adelino Ramos was(…)

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The Slaughter Continues in Brazil

Update: We wrote recently about the murder of Amazon rainforest activists José Cláudio Ribeiro da Silva and his wife, Mario do Espírito Santo, who were murdered for speaking out against the illegal destruction of the forest by loggers and others. Well, the slaughter continues. Just after Jose and Mario were murdered, activist Adelino Ramos was(…)

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Food Disaster Approaching?

Forget the price of gas, maybe we should worry about the price of food. Experts are saying food prices will rise by 30% over the next 10 years. Just in the last year, food prices have seen a 40% increase. We’ve seen the political unrest that has caused this year, and it looks like things(…)

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Better Wash Those Reusable Bags

We know reusable shopping bags are getting more popular, and if plastic bags are banned we’ll doubtless see more reusable bags in use (along with paper bags, but that’s another issue). The trick with reusable bags, however, is to keep them clean. Using the reusable bags for raw meat, poultry and fish may increase the(…)

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A Little Sewage for the Queen? Oh My!

How would half a billion tons of raw sewage affect a river? Well, ask around in Great Britain. Last Sunday London received a spot of rain, a little over an inch, and suddenly raw sewage erupted as overflow, dumping feces, condoms, industrial chemicals, and more into the Thames. We’re talking about nearly 500,000 tons of(…)

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