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Tag: Environment




NASA satellite shows the Deepwater Horizon oil spill

The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has caused considerable damage, and the worst is yet to come: oil is expected to come ashore in the Florida Panhandle in the next few days. The Associated Press reported Thursday that some oil washed ashore at the mouth of the Mississippi River along the Louisiana coast. So far only sheens have reached some coastal waters […] No oil was found on 29 dead turtles that washed onto the Mississippi coast over the past ...


Earth Day celebrates its 40th anniversary

Earth Day 2010 celebrates the 40th anniversary‎ of this special day designed to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s environment. It was founded by U.S. Senator Gaylord Nelson as an environmental teach-in held on April 22, 1970. Forty years after the first Earth Day, we have to face the truth: the world is in greater peril than ever… Climate change, pollution, environment issues; a lot of work has still to be done to stop ...


Twitter Sunday: Favorites Tweets @Surfrider

  We are very concerned by environmental issues at the Sama Gazette. Everyday, each member of the Sama Team tries to reduce his/her impact on the environment. If climate change is almost everyday on the front news, we often forget the oceans. So today we want to share with you our Favorites Tweets from the Surfrider Foundation, ‘dedicated to the protection and enjoyment of the worlds oceans, waves and beaches’. About Surfrider ...


Up In The Air: not Copenhagen-friendly!

I recently saw the comedy-drama film directed by Jason Reitman: Up In The Air. I was said it was a dry comedy with George Clooney, Anna Kendrick, Jason Bateman and Vera Farmiga. So I came for a lot of fun and I left a little disappointed. See, I am really into the environment stuff so I was a bit disturbed when I realized the character played by Clooney, Ryan Bingham, was a businessman on the verge of reaching five million frequent flyer miles. Imagine: ...






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