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@WHO Bulletin: “The palm oil industry entails large-scale #deforestation, incl. loss of up to 50% of trees, endangering species; increased CO2 emissions and #pollution” #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife https://palmoildetectives.com/2022/08/08/palm-oil-industry-lobbying-and-greenwashing-is-like-big-tobacco-world-health-organisation-who-bulletin/ via @palmoildetectives


The forest-dwelling Orinoco Crocodile can grow very large and live in rivers of #Venezuela #Colombia #SouthAmerica they’re Critically Endangered from #pollution #deforestation for #palmoil and #beef. Support them and #Boycott4Wildlife https://palmoildetectives.com/2021/03/18/orinoco-crocodile-crocodylus-intermedius/ via @palmoildetectives


1/ #Billionaire #Ecoterrorism
Kill off, sicken, or weaken, your own citizens & neighbors so long as you can make billions?
The ruling families say, "Fuck, yes!"
Toxic gas putting millions at risk in #MiddleEast
[& in the US, but shhh.🤫 ]
""Very disturbing. Big oil companies (#BP, #Shell, et. al) & states in the Middle East are violating the human rights of millions of people by failing to tackle air pollution from fossil fuels.

"Despite the massive human suffering, Big Oil & #petrostates carry on with business as usual with total impunity & zero accountability."
#climate #pollution #AirPollution #health
https://www.bbc.com/news/science-environment-67522413


#News: SE #Asia has 40% of the world’s #peatland. #Fires have returned resulting in toxic #air #pollution, #climatechange and a #respiratory #health emergency. In the meantime #palmoil, #timber companies and governments deny the issue #Boycottpalmoil Story via @cbcworld https://www.cnbc.com/2023/10/16/southeast-asia-haze-returns-as-peatland-fires-fan-global-warming-fears.html


#News: #Palmoil Co. Energy&Palma in #Ecuador accused of #landgrabbing, #pollution by #indigenous owners. Locals attempted to stop the #ecocide by occupation but were sued by the company and ordered to pay $151K USD #humanrights #landrights #Boycottpalmoil https://news.mongabay.com/2022/02/community-in-ecuador-punished-for-trying-to-stop-alleged-palm-oil-pollution/


#News: #Peatlands burn in #Indonesia due to #palmoil and #timber #deforestation, intensifying due to El Niño weather. 3,788 hotspots since Jan 1 2023 have been discovered, 4x as many as last year #ClimateChange #Boycottpalmoil #Boycott4Wildlife #pollution Story @mongabay
https://news.mongabay.com/2023/09/el-nino-leads-to-more-fires-and-toxic-air-pollution-in-indonesia/


Happy #Newstodon Friday, a day to celebrate the journalists and publications on the #Fediverse.

This week, we're highlighting @justinmiller's deep investigation into the #pollution, corruption, and waste surrounding Greg Abbott's ever-growing #border-wall,. This is the cover story to the July/August 2023 magazine issue: https://www.texasobserver.org/abbotts-billion-dollar-barrier/

If you enjoy reading #news on Mastodon, remember to support outlets you love with donations & memberships.

#politics #HumanRights #immigration


I support this movement. That stuff gets everywhere. And I never even considered the fact that it’s micro-plastic.

I swear…the stuff we humans have wrought upon this planet. 🤦🏽‍♂️

#environment #pollution


Decades-old #crustaceans coaxed from lake mud give up genetic secrets revealing #evolution in action
https://phys.org/news/2023-02-decades-old-crustaceans-coaxed-lake-mud.html

Resurrection #genomics provides molecular and phenotypic evidence of rapid adaptation to #salinization in a keystone aquatic species https://www.pnas.org/doi/10.1073/pnas.2217276120

They revived decades-old #Daphnia resting eggs from lake sediments. Tanners Lake has suffered significant salt #pollution, stemming from the widespread use of road deicing salts in its watershed.

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