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The Bag Snaggers

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 15-01-2014 16:00 | Stories | Category: Environment

Meet the Bag Snaggers of the Bette Midler-founded New York Restoration Project.

For years, New York Restoration Project (NYRP) has advocated for the citywide use of the Bag Snagger, a clever device that easily and inexpensively removes plastic shopping bags and other debris from trees.



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Abita, girl from Fukushima

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 5-01-2014 12:00 | Stories | Category: Environment

This animated story is about Abita. It is also the story of 36,000 children in Fukushima who can’t play outside because of the radioactivity.



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The Rider And The Storm

Posted by Marc van Gurp | 20-12-2013 23:28 | Stories | Category: Environment, Sport

Timmy Brennan is a New York iron worker who escapes the grind of the city through his true passion, surfing. But when Superstorm Sandy destroys his home in Breezy Point, Timmy loses everything — including his board. As Timmy digs through the ruins of his home day after day, trying to recover lost possessions, he discovers the kindness of strangers and finds solace once again on the ocean.



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