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Aircraft Interiors International June Issue

On this Aircraft Interiors International Issue I am writing about my future visions of Lavatory Design.


Future Forecasting

Mine Disasters show real cost of using cheap solutions for waste storage

In PNG it seems we always let the mining companies take the cheapest option – river or marine waste dumping or a tailings dam. The companies make huge profits but it is local people and the environment that shoulder the costs But there are better solutions if only our politician and regulators weren’t so weak… 878 more words

Papua New Guinea

I will be thankful. No turkey necessary.

We will wake up- slowly, and on different schedules. My mom will get up first and will start the coffee. My dad will wake up second, and start a fire. 1,098 more words


Toxic sludge from BHP mine reaches Atlantic after Brazil dams burst

Officials says thousands of hectares of land and water affected by “country’s worst environmental catastrophe ever”

Ryan Rifai | Al Jazerra

A mudflow thick with toxic mining waste, which initially spilled earlier this month from the collapse of two tailings dams into a main river in southeast Brazil, has now reached the Atlantic Ocean, says Brazil’s environmental agency, Ibama. 497 more words

Environmental Impact

Export of wood pellets from US to EU more environmentally friendly than coal

As the export of wood pellets from the U.S. to the European Union has increased six-fold since 2008, questions have been raised about the environmental impact of the practice. 43 more words

A year to forget for BHP as deaths mount

The world’s biggest mining company BHP Billiton has given assurances that cost cutting won’t affect future safety as the death toll mounts in Brazil.

AAP… 510 more words

Environmental Impact

The B Series: You Are What You Lease

You may be the type of fashionista who loves to have a clean, crisp, new pair of jeans that you cycle out regularly. Or, if you’re anything like me, you cling onto your favourite pair until you realize you’ve just about worn right through the material. 834 more words

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