Environmental / Ecological

Marshall-Islands-Atom-Bomb-Tests-1946-1958

Marshall Islands Atom Bomb Tests – 1946-1958

America plunged the world headlong into the Atomic Age by unleashing its devastating new invention on Hiroshima and Nagasaki to bring World War II to an apocalyptic conclusion. The nuclear scientists who had worked on the Manhattan Project researching the atom bomb were appalled by what they had created and strongly advised against any further …

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Paradise-Under-Threat-the-Contamination-of-Mapua-1945-1988

Paradise Under Threat: the Contamination of Mapua – 1945-1988

The story of Mapua is a classic example of the long-term consequences of mankind’s cavalier disregard for the natural environment. Mapua is one of the small, tranquil communities perched on the coastline of New Zealand’s Tasman Bay – renowned for its wonderful beaches, benign Mediterranean climate and idyllic landscape of olive trees and vineyards, woods …

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