Did you know that your version of Internet Explorer is out of date?
To get the best possible experience using our website we recommend downloading one of the browsers below.

Internet Explorer 10, Firefox, Chrome, or Safari.

Edward Norton Takes A Stand Against Mountaintop Removal

Like us on Facebook:
The current article you are reading does not reflect the views of the current editors and contributors of the new Ecorazzi

Oscar-award nominee Edward Norton, along with Daryl Hannah, Woody Harrelson, and Mad Men’s John Slattery are teaming up to help end mountaintop removal.

Joining award-winning environmental activists, musicians, writers, and others, the group is fighting mountaintop removal coal mining, one of the most destructive environmental disasters of our time.

Mountaintop removal is just what it sounds like: removing the tops of mountains. It makes coal removal easier, but it also destroys local water, plants, and wildlife. It also destroys some of the most beautiful parts of America and creates fewer jobs for miners and exacerbates the cycle of poverty in some America’s most impoverished areas. Regarding this, Nortion says “Mountaintop removal coal mining destroys our natural resources, our communities, our health. It privatizes all the profit of dirty energy and socializes all the costs to the rest of us. It’s a travesty and a scam and needs to be stopped.”

Together with Earthjustice, Norton, Hannah, Harrelson, and Slattery have all shared their own stories about mountaintop removal and their strong opposition to it. These stories and more can be found on the Featured Heroes section of their Mountain Hero petition page.

via Look To The Stars

Like us on Facebook:
0 Comments
shutterstock_526346818

Sheep Farmer Fined For Killing Swans – How Anti-Cruelty Laws Are Never For The Animals

The law reprimands him, not because he killed the swans, but because his treatment of them.

shutterstock_526720321

Relationships With Non-Vegans And Why They’re Problematic

Engaging in animal exploitation every day should be a deal breaker.

note

For Those Upset By The New £5 Notes

We’re merely telling the non-vegan public that one form of animal use is worse than another.