Copşa Mică‪ – One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

Copşa Mică‪ - One of the Most Polluted Cities in Europe‬

The Copşa Mică works were two factories in the Transylvanian town of Copşa Mică, Sibiu County, Romania. The two were the town’s principal employers, but combined, they made it among the most polluted places in Eastern Europe. Soot from Carbosin encased Copşa Mică in a black covering, while metals from Sometra suffused the air, water […]

Potential Ecocide – Hydraulic fracturing

Potential Ecocide - Hydraulic fracturing

It is the task of the court to clarify if a certain case of environmental destruction is ecocide. According to the draft directive, first it must be certified that an ecosystem was damaged (an ecosystem is a community of living organisms and their environment which build a system exchanging matter and energy). Then, a test […]

Humans are so Disgusting. Look at all this Waste!

Humans are so Disgusting. Look at all this Waste!

“Humans are so disgusting. Look at all this waste!” After an encounter with a fishing trawler (which is being used to clean up the trash-strewn bottom of the harbour), Ponyo ends up stuck in a bottle. She drifts to the shore of a small fishing town and is found and rescued by a small boy […]