Saturday, May 8, 2010

Saturday Special: Photos by Chris Jordan, Plastic in Mundka, Narmada Dam and More

This weekend, spend some time looking at some some striking photos.  And why not sign a couple of on-line petitions while you're at it?

From photographer Chris Jordan:
Midway: What happens to birds who eat the plastic that floats in the Pacific.
(The same thing, with a soundtrack is here.)

Intolerable Beauty: Portraits of American Mass Consumption, 2003-2005

Interview with the photographer--and more photos.

Story in Mint about plastic recycling in Mundka (Delhi).

Slideshow that goes with the story about Mundka.

Our review of Of Poverty and Plastic by Kaveri Gill

Sign this: "We are deeply alarmed at the murderous attacks on adivasis in Orissa by the police working with mercenaries hired by Tata Steel...."

 "The struggle cannot be over": Interview with Medha Patkar, Narmada Bachao Andolan leader. (Thanks Kabir)  
 Petition to the PM on the Narmada Dam from AID

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