Category: Carbon Footprint

Brazil’s Pesticides Poisoning Global Consumers through Agricultural Exports

Brazil’s government has approved extremely toxic agricultural pesticides this year and loosened regulations, which is now is affecting consumers all over the world. Environmental journalist and founding member of the Green Economic Institute think tank Oliver Tickell, said that EU-banned pesticides being manufactured in…

Amsterdam Lelystad Airport opening delayed until 2020 due to Carbon Footprint

The opening of the Dutch biggest general aviation airport to commercial flights has been delayed until 2020. Lelystad Airport, which was bought by the Schiphol Group in 1993, was due to open to civil aviation in April 2019, taking pressure off of Amsterdam Airport Schiphol. The biggest…

Bouw Mangrove Resort op Curacao zou in Den Haag aan Stikstofregels verbonden worden

De bouw van het grootste hotel op Curacao langszij een “nog’ beschermd Mangrove bos aan de Caraibishe Zee voor de kust van Venezuela zal een zeer grote ‘carbon footprint’ achterlaten. Ook de verkapte vorm van mensenhandel zelf zal jammergenoeg bij blijven dragen aan extreme…

Indonesia Wildfire Crisis Expands to over 2.000 Hot Spots

Indonesia is currently on the brink of another haze crisis as the archipelago is seeing an increase in the number of forest and land fires, facing an environmental disaster. Wild Fires from drained peatlands have caused massive air pollution, or ‘haze’, causing respiratory and…

Ethiopia dismisses Egypt’s proposal on Nile River Dam Project

Ethiopia’s Foreign Ministry has dismissed Egypt’s latest proposal regarding, a massive Nile River dam project, shortly after Cairo said a new round of talks over the filling and operation of the soon-to-be-finished $5 billion Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam failed to achieve progress. The dam…

Curacao moet Flora en Fauna beter Beschermen tegen Natuur Misdadigers

Lokale natuur organisaties, zoals Stichting Crickey Amigu di Natura (CAdN), vinden sinds 2007 dat de overheid op Curacao betere resultaten moet leveren als het gaat om het optreden tegen eco-terroristen die omwille van onbegrensde zelfverijking publieke eigendommen vernielen. Het handhaven van wettelijke bepalingen opgenomen…

Brazil authorized Federal Troops to Fight Amazon Fires

In a televised address Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said that above-average temperatures and dry weather have led to the fires in Amazon states, adding that he had authorized use of federal troops and equipment to fight the fires. Bolsonaro said that the government is…

Cockroaches will soon be Impossible to Kill with Chemical Pesticides

An ominous new study has found that Cockroaches will soon be impossible to kill with standard pesticides, as they can develop cross-resistance to poisons they’ve never encountered within a single generation. German cockroaches – the small, quick-scurrying type whose traces can be found in…

Common Things That Can Cause Cancer

The bad news is that cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The good news is that death rates from cancer in the U.S. have declined steadily over the last 25 years, according to the American Cancer Society. This notable drop of…

Corendon overgenomen door de Zweedse investeerder Triton

Corendon wordt overgenomen door de Zweedse investeerder Triton. Die zal de reisorganisatie samenvoegen met Sunweb (sponsor wielrenner Tom Duloulin), waar de Zweden eerder een meerderheidsbelang in verwierven. De verkoop betreft de activiteiten van de touroperator in Nederland en België. De hotels van Corendon en…