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Arctic 30 Update and Fog Harvesting

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By now you may have heard about the arrest of 30 activists in the arctic by the Russian government. This week on Sea Change Radio we hear the harrowing tale from Keiller MacDuff, a Greenpeace colleague of the imprisoned group that has become known as the Arctic 30.
 
Then, host Alex Wise speaks to Gareth McKinley, an MIT professor whosestudents have come up with a potential solution for the rainless days that await many regions as climate change takes hold – a technology that effectively converts fog into potable water.

H&M appointed in the leaders group in new Greenpeace report

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Thursday, 31 October 2013, Greenpeace published an assessment of the companies committed to Zero Discharge of Hazardous Chemicals 2020. H&M is appointed in the leaders group for  the positive progress H&M has achieved so far regarding elimination of all hazardous chemical use across the global supply-chain by no later than 1 January 2020.

Please see below for Greenpeace statement:

H&M is matching its commitment with fashion-forward action.

Rolf Skar: Living In The Age Of Fire

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Massive wildfires, like the recent so-called “Rim Fire” which threatened the region near Yosemite National Park, seem to be far-too-frequent events these days.  The Rim Fire, which apparently was caused by a hunter’s illegal campfire is now thankfully 80% contained at the cost of about $100 million, but its effects are long-term and far-reaching, and they raise some important larger questions: Are we heading in the right direction in terms of forestry policy? Are we learning from past mistakes? And are fires like this always bad?

Greenpeace Releases Report on ‘Best and Worst’ of Sustainable Seafood Retailers

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There are few issues of greater importance to humanity than the health of the world's oceans. Covering just over 70% of the Earth's surface, oceans are the most significant geological feature on the planet. According to the UN, over 200 million people are completely dependent on fishing as a source of livelihood and nourishment. Therefore, the Food and Agriculture Organization's estimate that "…over 70% of the world's fish species are either fully exploited or depleted." is nothing short of alarming. Although many

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