Posts Tagged as "Environment"

Neighborhood Art Show Turns Trash into Treasures

Jan. 21, 2014 / By
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Building Healthy Communities Long Beach showcased a collection of art made by trash. The art was created by neighborhood artists in the city with trash they found in their own neighborhoods...

Central Valley Residents Grapple with Proposed Fracking Regulations

Jan. 12, 2014 / By
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South Kern Sol/New America Media, News Report, Alfredo Camacho

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — About 100 people packed into a chamber at the Kern County administration building in Bakersfield to testify at a public hearing Wednesday on the state’s new fracking regulations, saying they are already at a breaking point with pollution in their communities, and that they’ll be impacted the most from the state’s new fracking plan...

Surviving Climate Change

Nov. 23, 2013 / By
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TomDispatch, News Analysis, Michael Klare

A week after the most powerful “super typhoon” ever recorded pummeled the Philippines, killingthousands in a single province, and three weeks after the northern Chinese city of Harbin suffered a devastating “airpocalypse,” suffocating the city with coal-plant pollution, government leaders beware!..

Global Voices From Africa to the Philippines Demand Climate Justice at U.N. Summit in Warsaw

Nov. 19, 2013 / By
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See the video HERE

http://www.democracynow.org – We are broadcasting all week from Warsaw, Poland, where the U.N...

Reclaiming the alleys in Boyle Heights: A community effort converts blighted areas into play zones

Oct. 27, 2013 / By
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The laughter of four barefoot boys fills the air as they race desk chairs — not in a park, but rather in an improvised backyard, which happens to be an alley in Boyle Heights...

How To Live For Almost Free in Long Beach

Jul. 12, 2013 / By
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In the video above, VoiceWaves highlights some places in Long Beach that are helping residents who desire to live sustainably and at low cost...

Q&A: Obama’s Climate Plan Could Ease Path to Clean Energy On Tribal Lands

Jun. 28, 2013 / By
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New America Media, Question & Answer, Ngoc Nguyen

Above: The Navajo Generating System / photo: Joshua Jovanelly, Gila River Indian News 

Editor’s note: President Obama unveiled a national plan to tackle climate change earlier this week, using his executive powers to bypass Congress, which had been gridlocked on measures to address the problem...

Movie Review: Bag It

Jun. 13, 2013 / By
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Editor’s Note: After reading Helpful Products, Dangerous Toxins by Fatima Ramirez, reader Adriana Garcia wrote in to commend Fatima for her article...

Local Fisherman Eat Contaminated Fish Despite Warnings

Jun. 7, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Lauren Harvey, Ashley Ryan, Jessica Mendoza, Taylor Bell and Haley Adams

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Residents Shine a Light on Pollution in Long Beach

Jun. 6, 2013 / By
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Long Beach residents currently live in air pollution, light pollution and water pollution. The Long Beach Port also plans to plant 6,000 trees by 2020 in an attempt to improve health quality this May...

When the Growing Gets Rough: An Urban Farm Struggles

May. 24, 2013 / By
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By CSULB Senior Seminar Reporters Anthony Garza and Michelle Juvet. Videos by Shahrouz Khalifian

Tucked within the Carmelitos Housing Development in North Long Beach, the Growing Experience has been successful as an urban farm growing fresh and healthy produce and selling it at a low cost since 1996...