Archive for ‘pollution’

January 11, 2019

Putting climate change into perspective

by allthoughtswork

Funny-Space-Nasa-Memes

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Moral: Don’t fuck with the balance, dude. We’re all delicate pansies livin’ in a tenuous greenhouse on a giant rock hurtling through eternal blackness. Stop getting fingerprints on the glass.

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August 15, 2018

Trump Tower violates clean water laws

by allthoughtswork

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A black heart with blue language and orange hair pollutes a major river in the name of green. Environmental groups are seeing red–also, they’re suing his ass.

*The cartoon above is actually a 19th century commentary on the polluted river Thames but it seems wildly apropos, suddenly.

February 26, 2018

Wanna go plogging?

by allthoughtswork

The term is a portmanteau of jogging and “plocka upp,” Swedish for “pick up,” and all you have to do is bring a bag on your walk, run, or hike, and pick up trash as you go. Lunge, baby, lunge! 

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December 9, 2017

Could you identify your city by smell?

by allthoughtswork

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People actually study this stuff. I grew up in the rural Midwest, so cow and horse aromatherapy doesn’t bother me like burnt French Fry grease and stale cigarettes do. I have friends who swear fresh cut hay makes them hack, yet they can inhale diesel fumes like they’re vaping. That’s weird.

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July 12, 2017

Death is so pretty

by allthoughtswork

There’s a solid reason the fire fighter filming this is making like Darth Vader through an oxygen mask.

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July 9, 2017

Plastic Pollution

by duncanr

We are now producing nearly 300 million tons of plastic every year, half of which is for single use. More than 8 million tons of plastic is dumped into our oceans every yearsource

plastic in our oceans is harmful to the environment, marine life, and humans – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Plastic_pollution

a substitute packaging material made from edible seaweed could, therefore, be a significant step towards reducing plastic pollution

P.S., pity about the daft name ‘Ooho’