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Before the flood

Yesterday I watched the above documentary on National Geography Channel, it is a good piece of work and it alerts to very pertinent issues, that have been in the agenda for many years/decades. Yet, we haven’t been able to overcome lobbies and established interests, that maintain the status quo and their “money machines” running with disregard for future consequences. Something we already know for sure is that there is no going back and we will pay the price. Now, the question that remains is “what will the price be?”.

You should watch it, I definitely recommend it. It reminded me of another great documentary called “Home” (You should watch it too), released in 2009 (dam, 7 years and we are still stuck) that is less focused on climate change and addresses mankind’s impact on the planet specially on the last 100 years.

I really hope that we can start seeing real progress soon.

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The Ocean Cleanup

More info: http://www.theoceancleanup.com/

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Gulf of Mexico oil spill

While i was surfing on the web i found a video, in a blog post, which was published 3 days ago to remember the environmental disaster that was the last year’s oil spill. It’s a short animation that gathered the estimated amount of oil that went to the sea and tries to split it in his uses, to give us the notion of the real size of the damage.

Take a look on one reason why it’s urgent to reduce our oil dependency.