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Deforestation occurs due to growing population and demand for food, shelter, space and cloth. Deforestation results in an increase of carbon dioxide due to the burning method to remove trees and since trees produces oxygen, killing trees result in an increase of carbon dioxide.

What do racism and poverty have to do with pollution and climate change?

What do racism and poverty have to do with pollution and climate change? | grist.org | "We already know that pollution and climate change negatively affect people’s health and quality of life. But we’re not always clear about which people are most exposed and impacted." If you’ve never heard the term “environmental justice” before, or if you just want to know more about it, click to watch and share this great explanatory video (3:33).

In Arctic, Ancient Diseases Reanimate and Highways Melt as Temperatures Hit "Frenzy" of Records | Truthout | "Just eight months after the Paris climate talks, we are close to reaching the 1.5C upper limit of planetary warming.: Click to read and share the full article.

The Story of Our Crap, I Mean 'Stuff'

{Story of Stuff} Have any of you already watched this short film? It is thought provoking. Opinions? Comments?

5 Deadly Diseases Emerging from Global Warming

From spreading vectors to reviving long-dead viruses, global warming may shift and worsen diseases in multiple ways.

APRIL continues with forest destruction despite new sustainability policies

Dorothea Lange

Dorothea Lange ~ Watch Full Film: Dorothea Lange: Grab a Hunk of Lightning | American Masters | PBS

STOP FOREST CLEAR CUTTING IN MICHIGAN | "The Picture above is the Forest Scheduled to be CLEAR CUT, it is growing lush and green, hardly a forest devastated by the bud worm." Click for details and please SIGN and share petition asking the MI State DNR to conduct Responsible Forest Mgmt & not just CLEAR CUT the forest.