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'Blob' may be to blame: Massive toxic algae blooms forcing seafood bans
Marine detectives already have a suspect: a large patch of water running as much as 3C degrees warmer than normal in the northeast Pacific Ocean, nicknamed "the blob."
The Associated Press
Aug 5th, 2015
Forest certification program is logging industry greenwash: report
“It’s an industry creating its own watchdog. It’s ridiculous that we let the industry tell us they’re good for forestry when it’s just not true,” says ForestEthics campaigner.
Jan 9th, 2015
Polluting the three most important things in life
I’m visiting China for the first time this week, and the scale of the pollution has really shocked me.
Apr 25th, 2013