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Maldives ‘Rubbish Island’ Thilafushi: Discover Maldives Trash Island – A Huge Island Waste Dump

Dreaming of a holiday in the Maldives? Better hope you don’t end up on Maldives 'Rubbish Island' Thilafushi. The Maldives are known as an unspoilt, paradise island destination for upmarket tourists but the BBC's Simon...

Toledo Toxic Drinking Water Crisis Emergency Linked To Massive Algae Bloom In Lake Erie

Toledo toxic drinking water CRISIS emergency: More than 400,000 people in Ohio can’t drink their TOXIC WATER! The toxins originate from a sudden bloom of harmful algae in Lake Erie. They were found at the...

Blood Red Water After Dye Factory Spills Industrial Waste in China

And it has happened again in China. Red Water and soil after an old dye factory spilled its waste in Henan, China. And the heavy downpour falling on this region is not helping! In this first...

Alberta! Shut Down The Tar Sands Your First Nations’ People Are Dying From Cancer And Other Environmental Diseases

The tar sands are killing humans and Mother Earth in the most violent way in Alberta, Canada! Two northern Alberta First Nations have released this week a scientific health study regarding why so many of...

A Giant Pit Is Gently Swallowing Cerro de Pasco the Highest City in Peru

Cerro de Pasco is a medium-size city in the high Peruvian sierra. And in the middle of the highest city in Peru, there is a giant pit... that is slowly swallowing the city. In this...

Global Warming Is True: 2014 Was The Hottest Year In 135 Years Of Record-Keeping

2014 was the hottest year in 135 years of record-keeping. The year's average combined global land and ocean surface temperature was 58.24 degrees Fahrenheit. This is 1.24 F above the 20th-century average. Global average land temperatures...

Fracking Danger: Natural Gas Production Contaminates Drinking Water in Texas

Now it's clear! Fracking is dangerous as natural gas production is responsible for methane contamination of drinking water in Texas! This new scientific study poses challenge to gas industry assertion that energy boom hasn't hurt water...

The Story of the Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969 – The River That Caught Fire

Do you know the story - or better said the fable - behind the Cuyahoga River Fire of 1969, also known as 'The River That Caught Fire'? In a few words, the US burning river...

Discover Untung Jawa the “Trash Island”: it’s Once Pristine Surf Beaches Are Now Giant Garbage Swamps

We are turning our Oceans and Seas into a toxic hell! And these terrible photographs feature our garbage-earth beautifully! Indonesia is a paradise for surfers that travel to remote islands to surf perfect waves. It’s rare...

Potable Water Contaminated by East Poplar Oil Field Brines in Montana (USGS)

According to a new publication of the USGS, brines of the East Poplar oil field in northeastern Montana contaminate shallow groundwater to such an extent that the city of Poplar potable water has to be...

Garbage Man is Missing! Mountain of Rubbish Covers Streets of Xi’an, China

Where is the garbage man in Xi'an, the capital of Shaanxi province! The trash bins, the streets and the playgounds are filled up with rubbish! Are the garbage removal teams striking? One thing is sure: this mess must be stinking...

Gulf Of Mexico Dead Zone Is As Large As Connecticut! Can you Imagine?

The Gulf of Mexico dead zone is huge! Although it has shrunk this year, the Gulf of Mexico dead zone is still the size of Connecticut! Unbelievable! The dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico is...

China Also Exports Its Dirty Air Pollution to U.S.

China’s export industry is responsible for dirty emissions that are blowing across the Pacific Ocean and contributing to smog in the United States. About one-fifth of the pollution China spews into the atmosphere comes from...

A train just derailed in Lynchburg (Va) and the river James is on fire – April 30, 2014

It's not the first time we observe burning water due to pollution or oil spill! Remember this in China!   According to medias, at least 50,000 gallons of crude oil were released after a train derailed...

Colorado Halts Fracking Site Work Following Earthquakes After Ohio – June 2014

Second Greeley earthquake halts injection site work! Colorado oil and gas regulators have halted work at a Greeley wastewater injection site after a second small earthquake was detected in the area on Monday. This is...

River turns blood red after severe slaughterhouse pollution in Mexico

This river in Huixquilucan turned blood red after the municipal slaughterhouse dumped its blood. This bloody pollution contains blood, fat and entrails of sheep and cattle that have been slaughtered in the slaughterhouse. It attracts...

Rare And Eerie Sky Phenomenon: Tyndall Light Scattering Effect Over Chiang Mai, Thailand, Looks Like An Opening Gate To Heaven

This amazing sky phenomenon called the 'Tyndall effect' is pretty mind-blowing. It was sighted by thousands in the sky over Chiang Mai on June 12, 2014. This spectacular, unusual and rare natural spectacle emerged from the...

Amazing Facts: Premature Mortality in Japan Due to Tropospheric Ozone

Too much ozone kills! This is the result of a survey conducted by 47 Japanese prefectures to better understand the relation between premature mortality versus modeled and monitored tropospheric ozone concentrations. Their estimations are based on measurements...

What happened to the oystermen of Pointe à la Hache in Louisiana after BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill is terrible

Things are shown, others are hidden. What happened to the oystermen of Pointe à la Hache in Louisiana after BP's Deepwater Horizon oil spill was kept secret and is being revealed in this new movie...

BC Water Ban After Mining Industry Pollutes Fraser River Effluents – August 4 2014

BC water ban! On August 4 2014, Mount Polley Mine tailings pond has breached releasing debris and millions of cubic metres of waste water into nearby roads and waterways. The width of the creek has swollen...