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Victoria Park C.I. student gets an environmental learning experience

By FANNIE SUNSHINE www.insidetoronto.com Sep 02, 2011 Lea Leung’s mother was on Cathay Pacific’s website to buy a ticket to Shanghai for one of her kids when she came across the airline’s Green Explorer 2011 new youth program. Launched in … Continue reading

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Puma Responds to Greenpeace Detox Campaign

A new investigative report from Greenpeace, ‘Dirty Laundry’, profiles the problem of toxic water pollution resulting from the release of hazardous chemicals by the textile industry in China. By Raz Godelnik triplepundit.com August 12th, 2011 About a month ago, Puma, … Continue reading

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Cargo terminal proposal part of national debate over jobs, environment

By CURTIS TATE MCCLATCHY AND JOHN STARK THE BELLINGHAM HERALD Aug. 03, 2011 According to the International Energy Agency, China surpassed the U.S. last year as the world’s largest energy consumer. Though China has its own vast coal resources, its … Continue reading

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Exiles: Myanmar’s rich environment being degraded

By DENIS D. GRAY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS July 25, 2011 BANGCOCK –The environment of military-dominated Myanmar, often described as Asia’s last bio-diversity frontier, is being degraded as China and other neighbors rush to use its natural resources with few governmental … Continue reading

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China halts drilling at leaking oil platforms

By Jonathan Watts guardian.co.uk 13 July 2011 Government intervenes as ConocoPhillips rigs pose ‘huge threat to oceanic ecological environment’ China has ordered US oil company ConocoPhillips to halt drilling at two leaking oil platforms in the Bohai Sea, with a … Continue reading

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Greenpeace report links western firms to Chinese river polluters

Supplier to Nike, Adidas, Puma, H&M and Lacoste accused of discharging dangerous chemicals into Chinese water systems A Chinese conglomerate supplying Nike, Adidas, Puma and other leading brands has discharged hormone-disrupting chemicals and other toxins into the country’s major water … Continue reading

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E-Waste Really, Really Bad For Human Health

by Susan DeFreitas earthtechling.com June 7th, 2011 Next time you just toss that old computer monitor into the landfill or give it to some no name recycler who ships it to China, consider this. You may have heard that e-waste … Continue reading

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China gives bleak assessment of its battered environment

                Reuters By Ben Blanchard BEIJING, Jun 3, 2011 4:02am EDT More than half of China’s cities are affected by acid rain and one-sixth of major rivers are so polluted the water is … Continue reading

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