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ONE DAY EVERYTHING WILL BE FREE. The Sadhana Forest Experience
From May to August of 2012, filmaker Joseph Redwood-Martinez lived and worked with the Sadhana Forest community in Anse-a-Pitre, Haiti.  (Full Story)

TIBETANS SLAM CHINA FOR CLIMATE INJUSTICE AND FOR DAMMING THE FRESH WATER OF SOUTH EAST ASIA
“Why do you think Tibet matters when we discuss here in Durban on how to halt the negative impacts of Climate Change?” This question was raised by Woebum Tenzin, a Tibetan women representing the group Tibet 3rd Pole at a side event that was hosted by the NGOs Society for Threatened Peoples Int'l and ECOTERRA Int'l., to a full room of concerned people, experts, officials and media participating at the tiresome United Nations climate change negotiations at the 17th Conference off the Parties (COP17) in Durban. (Full Story)

CLIMATE CHANGE :THOUSANDS PROTEST AT COP17 - DEMANDING ACTION TO SAVE THE PLANET
DURBAN, SOUTH AFRICA –  The people demand that governments have to radically change their behavior at the UNFCCC negotiations, if the world is to have a chance of avoiding catastrophic climate change. (Full Story)

Precipitation has risen across Canada
During the past six decades, precipitation has risen across Canada, with increases especially significant in the northern Arctic climatic regions. (Full Story)

Canadian businesses spend more on environmental protection
Canadian businesses spent almost $9.1 billion on environmental protection in 2008, a 5.3% increase from 2006. Operating expenses, as opposed to investment in new machinery and equipment (also known as capital investments), accounted for nearly all of the increase. (Full Story)

Canada's manufacturing sector reports capital spending of $306 million on energy-related processes
Canada's manufacturing sector reported capital spending of nearly $306 million on energy-related processes and technologies in 2006. These either reduced the amount of energy used for a process, or lowered the amount of greenhouse gas emissions and air pollutants produced through the production and use of energy. (Full Story)

Copenhagen: Which country wants what
Officials from 192 countries are meeting in Copenhagen to tackle the terrifying challenges that all of us face due to climate change, and to seek a successor to the 1997 Kyoto Protocol. (Full Story)

The world's 10 biggest polluters
China is the world's worst polluter nation with the highest overall annual emission of greenhouse gases (6,018 million tonne). However, in terms of per capita emissions it is ranked 44th in the world, emitting 4.5 tonne (per person). (Full Story)

Global Warming will increase War in Africa
Climate change could increase the likelihood of civil war in sub-Saharan Africa by over 50% within the next two decades, according to a new study led by a team of researchers at Stanford University, the University of California-Berkeley, New York University and Harvard University. (Full Story)

Unwise Fisheries for Tuna Demand Threatens to Wipe Out Albatross
Japanese and Western appetite for tuna fish products is threatening to drive rare birds including the albatross to the edge of extinction. (Full Story)

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