Monthly Archives: November 2011

Argentina debates a Law for the Electronic Waste

Argentina discards 120,000 tons of technological waste a year but recycle only 5 percent. In the city of Buenos Aires the number around 7 kilos per capita (twice that the rest of the country), mainly due to the large number … Continue reading

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Lionfish Invasion frightens the Caribbean Sea | Video

Lionfish (Pterois antennata) is a fish of the family Scorpaenidae. Its natural habitat is the Lagoon and reef tropical Indian Ocean and western Pacific. Takes refuge during the day and hunts shrimp and crab at night. Grows up to 20 … Continue reading

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Warn of increasing damage on coralline reefs in the Caribbean Sea due to climate change

The coralline reefs of the Caribbean Sea, are being severely affected by rising temperatures and ocean acidification, factors associated with climate change, experts and scientists from the region confirm. On the other hand, hurricanes, whose intensity and frequency increased in … Continue reading

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Formed more than 400 Environmental Committees of ECOSCHOOL in Venezuela

With the completion of the Third Training Workshop for Teachers and Environmental Committees it completes the first phase of ECOSCHOOL 2011-2012 in Venezuela. On the first day, held in the Auditorium of the Central Bank of Venezuela – Maracaibo Regional … Continue reading

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Bullfights, the art of deception

Cruelty and deception Bullfights are a disgraceful spectacle in three acts about twenty minutes in length, which portrays the false superiority and fascination with the “bloody fight” those who believe they have a divine right to dispose as they please … Continue reading

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The magnitude of the “trade in shark fins” (VIDEO)

Studies of the Organization of the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and the independent conservationist organizations, estimated that each year are caught between 100 and 150 million sharks. Sharks are prey to fishing vessels by the growing demand … Continue reading

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