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

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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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