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About time, I’d say, and Brazil could be where it happens. Kennedy Graham received an email at the weekend quoting this article, Brazil’s Presidential Race Gets Interesting, from the Green Party of Brazil. Marina Silva: tree hugger and presidential candidate Marina Silva, a Senator and former environment minister in President Lula da Silva’s government, has decided […] read moreMarch 8, 2010 6:35 am - 5 Comments
Too much meat? - by frog
There were some interesting articles over the weekend about meat farming. The New York Times warns that: Global demand for meat has multiplied in recent years, encouraged by growing affluence and nourished by the proliferation of huge, confined animal feeding operations. These assembly-line meat factories consume enormous amounts of energy, pollute water supplies, generate significant […] read moreJanuary 28, 2008 11:48 am - 17 Comments
Amazon’s Aguinda vs Chevron Oil - by frog
It seems after over 14 years in and out of US and Ecuadorian courts we are finally nearing the end of one of the most dramatic environmental court cases ever. For the last 14 years 30,000 indigenous people and Amazonian settlers have been trying to take a class action against one of the world’s biggest oil […] read moreNovember 19, 2007 4:52 pm - 1 Comment
Now, while in fiction frogs and pigs are known to have a good relationship, there are some pigs out there that abuse this trust. These feral Australian ones for instance enjoy a diet of native amphibians. So I was somewhat ambivalent to learn that Marc van Roosmalen, a Dutch scientist exploring the Amazon, has just […] read moreNovember 8, 2007 9:33 am - 2 Comments