Tuesday, May 4, 2010

10 Worst 'Ecocides' in Pictures

The Guardian

From floating plastic islands and orbiting space junk to mountaintop removal and deep-sea mining, the worldwide destruction of ecosystems is worse now than at any other time. The UK environmental lawyer Polly Higgins is advocating a new law at the UN that would recognise 'ecocide' as the fifth 'crime against peace'.

Here is a selection of 10 examples of damage and loss that could be taken to the international criminal court should ecocide become a crime

View the ecocides at The Guardian here.

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