Posts Tagged ‘ China ’

Extinguishing Extinction: Ending the Demand for Shark Fins

Aug 8th, 2014 | By
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By Suzanne York, www.howmany.org All across the planet, species are at risk, due to humankind’s voracious appetite for practically every natural “resource.” The bounty of the oceans, for example, is being decimated at an unprecedented rate, and fish stocks are near collapse. Unfortunately, some of what people (or industrial trawlers) catch is completely wasted for
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Water, Water Everywhere? Maybe Not for Long

May 28th, 2013 | By
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By Suzanne York, www.howmany.org Another day, another warning by scientists that human beings are pushing the planet to a tipping point. At the “Water in the Anthropocene” conference last week in Germany, 500 leading water scientists declared that water is becoming one of the most serious factors that could limit human development this century, with
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Relearning the “3 R’s” and More in a World of 7 Billion and Growing

Apr 17th, 2012 | By
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By Suzanne York, HowMany.org, April 17, 2012 Many people are familiar with the mantra “reduce, reuse, recycle” and it has never been more important than now. A group called Business Degree has created an infographic called “The Secret Life of Garbage” detailing the amount of waste created in the United States and China. A few
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