Archive for June, 2011

11/06/2011

Over 100 Million Children, In Hazardous Work

HUMAN WRONGS WATCH 

Young girl working on a loom in Aït Benhaddou, Morocco | Wikimedia Commons

More than half of estimated 215 million child labourers all over the world  are engaged in hazardous work, which puts them at risk of injury, illness or death every minute, the United Nations informs.

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05/06/2011

No Oceans, No Life!

Kamilo Beach, Big Island, Hawaii | Public Domain

HUMAN WRONGS WATCH

A staggering 80 percent of all the life on Earth is to be found hidden beneath the waves and this vast global ocean pulses around our world driving the natural forces which maintain life on our planet.

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05/06/2011

Big Business Suffocating Our Lungs

HUMAN WRONGS WATCH

They cover 31 per cent of total land area, provide clean air, store carbon, and absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere. They contain over three-quarters of

Amazon Rainforest, Brazil | Wikimedia Commons

the world’s accessible freshwater, and they supply water to half of the world’s largest cities. They are home to over 300 million people worldwide, and more than 1.6 billion people depend on them for their livelihoods. They provide medicinal plants, timber, fuel, rubber, and paper, and they can absorb 20 per cent of world’s greenhouse gas emissions.

They are our forests. Yet, humans are just killings them!

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