Basel Action Network

Type: Organization
Name: Basel Action Network
First reported Jul 17 2014 - Updated Jul 17 2014 - 1 reports

U.S. government vows to defend environment—except when military is around

Why no one should be surprised over environmental exemptions granted to the navy during RIMPAC and beyond.As part of the joint military RIMPAC exercise, the U.S. navy’s “Great Green Fleet,” along with warships from the 21 other participating nations, ... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Jul 17 2014]
First reported Jul 15 2014 - Updated Jul 15 2014 - 1 reports

NGO debates environmental injustice

The NGO Shipbreaking Platform organised a debate on "Environmental (in)justice and the role of European companies" on 9 July in Brussels.The event was hosted by the European Asian Institute Studies and co-organised with the European Environmental Bureau/EJOLT ... [Published Safety4sea - Jul 15 2014]
First reported Jul 12 2014 - Updated Jul 12 2014 - 1 reports

Environmental group raises concern about RIMPAC ship sinkings

Live-fire exercises aimed at decommissioned U.S. Navy ships are supposed to hone combat skills and allow sailors and pilots to gain proficiency and confidence in their weapons.However, the Basel Action Network claims dangerous polychlorinated biphenyls, ... [Published KITV 4 - Jul 12 2014]
First reported Jul 10 2014 - Updated Jul 11 2014 - 1 reports

The Dirty Little Secret of the Electronic Era

Laptops, phones, mp3 players and other electronic gadgets have become staple commodities in today’s technological era.  Our need for new and improved electronic equipment that becomes obsolete in two or three years has spawned the fastest growing waste ... [Published Mother Earth News - Jul 10 2014]
First reported Jul 08 2014 - Updated Jul 08 2014 - 1 reports

5 Dynamic Resources that Make Recycling a Snap [LIST]

Recycling is a concept that most people are familiar with and are starting to practice on a more consistent basis. To encourage more folks to keep our planet clean, here are five inspired ways to effectively get rid of trash in an environmentally friendly ... [Published Goodnet - Jul 08 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Peace River helping to protect the environment through new battery recycling program

The Peace River Regional District has teamed up with Call2Recycle to make battery recycling available to the Peace River region, and as of July 1, local residents will be able to take their batteries to the Eco Depot for proper disposal.“The Peace River ... [Published Energeticcity.ca - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Mar 04 2014 - Updated Mar 04 2014 - 1 reports

The Garbage Man

I n December 2001, American environmental activist Jim Puckett traveled to the town of Guiyu in southeast China to look for old computers. He’d learned that electronic waste from the West was finding its way to Guiyu, and the place apparently wasn’t what ... [Published Popular Science - Mar 04 2014]

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U.S. government vows to defend environment—exce... [Published The Hawaii Independent - Jul 17 2014]
NGO debates environmental injustice [Published Safety4sea - Jul 15 2014]
Environmental group raises concern about RIMPAC... [Published KITV 4 - Jul 12 2014]
The Dirty Little Secret of the Electronic Era [Published Mother Earth News - Jul 10 2014]
5 Dynamic Resources that Make Recycling a Snap ... [Published Goodnet - Jul 08 2014]
Peace River helping to protect the environment ... [Published Energeticcity.ca - Jun 27 2014]
The Garbage Man [Published Popular Science - Mar 04 2014]
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