Lego Ends Shell Partnership

Over 6 million views for this viral video by Greenpeace depicting a Shell oil spill in the arctic. Lego will not renew a 50 year old deal with Shell in which toys have been sold in stations around the world.

http://news.sky.com/story/1350048/lego-drops-shell-over-greenpeace-spill-video

#lego #shell #oil #youtube #environment #greenpeace

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Food for Thought

Food for Thought

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On average, Americans eat a national total of nearly 50 billion burgers per year. How do cows impact negatively affect the environment?

+ It takes 1,800 gallons of water to produce one pound of grain-fed beef.
+ We use eight times more land to feed animals in the U.S. than we use to feed humans.
+ The 17 billion pounds of fertilizer used to grow feed for cows flows into rivers and oceans, creating huge algae blooms where nothing can survive.
+ In total, 6.5 pounds of greenhouse gases are released to produce just one quarter-pounder burger.

More: http://to.pbs.org/OEKr9O

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