Dismay over EU decision not to ban baby bottle chemical bisphenol-A

Green (Living) Review

Unlike Canada, for instance, the EU decides not to ban BPA – WHY? Health campaigners have reacted with dismay after EU officials decided against restricting or banning bisphenol-A (BPA), despite evidence of links to breast cancer and other health issues.

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California to become first U.S. state to ban plastic bags

Green Blog

29, the state Senate voted 22-15 in support of a statewide ban on plastic bags. That last note clashes with the words of Republicans, who have opposed the ban , claiming it will cause job losses for bag manufacturers.

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China bans plastic bags

The Green Changemakers

Good news from the Mongabay-Newsletter: China bans plastic bags January 13, 2008 In effort to stem plastic pollution, China has banned stores from using flimsy plastic bags and is mandating an additional charge if customers opt for a more durable plastic bag. Joining countries such as Ireland, Taiwan, and parts of South Africa, this new measure is aimed at encouraging the use of cloth bags and other reusable containers.

Which Companies Are Totally Failing At Dealing with Microbead Pollution?

Eco Chic

The good news is that last year, Illinois first banned these beads and 8 other states followed. “A legislative ban on microplastics in consumer products is the only way to ensure that these unnecessary pollutants are stopped from entering our oceans.

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Bring Your Own Cutlery needs to become a new trend

Green (Living) Review

Bring Your Own Cutlery (BYOC) needs to become a new trend, no ifs or buts by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Bring your own chopsticks has become a trend in Japan and Taiwan and this must extend to cutlery elsewhere.

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Why Are Pangolins Endangered?


Taiwan. Member countries subscribing to international bans should also be pledging to ban domestic sales. Pangolins are small nocturnal creatures. who quietly roam through forests and savannahs eating termites and ants. They are solitary and easily frightened.

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Egypt Stops Japan Imports Over Radiation Fears

Green Prophet

This ban includes food imports, fresh produce, scrap metal and car parts. And further to this extreme measure, they are also requiring that all products imported from the nearby countries such as China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, North Korea, and South Korea be subject to radiation inspection.

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Wrassling With A Tasty Threat

Eco Friendly Daily

These animals are then transported to markets such as Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Singapore. The trade exists despite being listed on the CITES Appendix, banning trade in certain countries. It doesn’t have the most appetizing name, but the humphead wrasse suffers from being too tasty.

Can you eat organic in Puerto Vallarta?

Green Traveler Guides

If anything, the pesticides and fertilizers banned in the so-called First World may still be sold in much of the rest of the world.

Israeli Meat Fed With Feces and Pumped With Toxic Contaminants

Green Prophet

According to the article, the use of antibiotics in poultry raising has been banned by many countries, including most EU countries, Australia and New Zealand. Chicken Farm in Taiwan from Shutterstock.

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Roadkill on the Ocean Highway: Can Experimental Fishing Reduce Sea Turtle Bycatch in the Pacific?

Nature Conservancy - Science

Standardized catch and survival rates, and effect of a ban on shark retention, Palau pelagic longline fishery. Palau does not have its own tuna fishery, but instead leases all of its harvest rights to foreign fleets like Japan and Taiwan.

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“The Mozart Effect”, the Power of Music

The Alien Next Door

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Puerto Vallarta: how to eat organic

Green Traveler Guides

If anything, the pesticides and fertilizers banned in the so-called First World may still be sold in much of the rest of the world.

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The Western Woman Will Save the World.

The Alien Next Door

ever since he visited Taiwan in Sept i cut the photo out of a local snailpaper and kept it with me.for safekeeping. The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Monday, December 7, 2009 The Western Woman Will Save the World.

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Lush vs. Saje

Eco Friendly Daily

Lush began in England in 1994 and is the oldest and best known company of the three listed, with over 370 stories in countries as far reaching as Taiwan and the Phillipines.

South India's Fort Cochin: stay in green luxury

Green Traveler Guides

Plastic is all but banned. Home About What and who we are Staff Awards Press Tips Why travel green Green traveler’s to do’s Carbon Offsets Travel secrets of frequent fliers Buy Deals Photos Wine Green wine: what is it?

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Real Women Don't Botox

The Alien Next Door

you can get it down in downtown Ho Chin Min City, or in Taiwan with some Vietnamese women who married Taiwanese men and live here now.

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Polar Cities Reprised, Tsunami, tsunami, tsunami.

The Alien Next Door

The Alien Next Door Musings of Nina Munteanu, SF writer and Ecologist Wednesday, March 16, 2011 Polar Cities Reprised, Tsunami, tsunami, tsunami. A few years ago, February 22, 2008 to be specific, I posted an article on my now good friend, Danny Bloom (journalist, philosopher, scholar and activist).

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“See Dick and Jane Screen” by Danny Bloom and Nina Munteanu

The Alien Next Door

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Design Cities for Happiness

The Green Changemakers

As expected, the sticks—driving bans during rush hour and enforcement of long-ignored laws prohibiting cars on the sidewalks—drew howls of outrage from a small but powerful group of people, who had always treated sidewalks as their own personal parking lot. “I

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