Deforestation

War and the Effect on Wildlife

Human conflict throughout the world can often result in wars that cause large-scale economic and social disruption, as well as immense suffering and loss of human life. But the impact is not limited to the effect on human populations living in the war-zone. Its impact spreads broader, often impacting the natural environment and the wildlife …

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Whales

Whale Hunting

The International Whaling Commission (IWC) placed a moratorium on all commercial whaling in 1986. However Japan, Iceland and Norway continue to hunt whales both commercially and for supposed ‘scientific purposes’; these three countries have slaughtered more than 25,000 whales between them since the moratorium was put in place. Presently whale hunting takes place under three …

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Food waste

Food Waste

Of all the food that is produced around the world every year, a third is wasted. What this in effect means, is that 1.3 billion tonnes of food, valued at over one trillion US dollars, simply goes to waste each and every year. That would not seem so bad if it were not for the …

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