my friend has amazing timing
The Weekly Wrap-up
Climate change - CO2 levels (click through photo for the National Geographic article.)
- Atmospheric carbon dioxide has reached an average concentration of 400 parts per million for the first time in human history on 9 May 2013.
Photo: Rahul Gathoo
- Population decline of honey bees has been on the radar this week, with a 50 per cent drop in the U.S. bee population in their last winter. The EU has banned certain crop chemicals that may be affecting bee populations after a population slump in Spain.
Deforestation in Indonesia
Photo: Tomas Munita
- Indonesia has extended a ban on forest clearing. In 2011 (under a climate agreement with Norway) Indonesia paused it’s forest clearing for two years in order to reduce emissions from deforestation. Significantly, Indonesia is the biggest producer of palm oil. This is some good news for slowing the destruction of forests and may provide further relief to the habitats of the Sumatran tiger and orangutans.
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I got tired of people not giving a crap about the environment. So I made this with some friends.
God has blessed me in so many ways recently - a new job, fantastic friends who let me be myself (Aly, that’s you), an awesome house cleaning boyfriend and a generous landlady/house. Yesterday I bought myself an exercise bike, got it home and realised they had given me an upgraded (read: better and way more expensive) version of the one I purchased. I called them this morning and they said I could keep it! Happy birthday me!
Why can’t Australia do this?!! Instead we get Celebrity Splash..?
This would get so many viewers and it’d be amazing.
Met Ball. Jennifer Lawrence photobombs Sarah Jessica Parker.
The. best. thing. ever.