On March 31, an underwater pipeline carrying oil to a refinery in Balikpapan, Indonesia, broke, spreading crude over 20,000 hectares of Balikpapan Bay. Some of it ignited, killing five fishermen. Area residents experienced health problems including nausea, vomiting and respiratory difficulties, and marine life and mangroves were also devastated. READ MORE....
Spills happen: We do have reason to be concerned! - FVC
Hugh Locke has found a way to turn trees into a form of currency that has helped thousands of smallholder farmers in Haiti to finance their way out of extreme poverty while at the same time combating climate change, contributing to improved food security and empowering women.
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