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PepsiCo’s Water Claims in India: Some Hard Questions to Answer

Pepsico Water Label

PepsiCo’s Aquafina bottled water marketed in India bears the label making the claim of having achieved ‘positive water balance.” The label says: Giving Back MORE WATER Than We Take We call it “Positive Water Balance”. To help save a precious resource that is fast depleting in India. Through rain-water harvesting, community water-sheds, and water conservation […]

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December 5th, 2011 | Posted in Green Action,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

The International Coastal Cleanup

Photo: Wild Singapore

We bring here a synopsis of the International Coastal Cleanup, a yearly effort to clean up the coastlines of the world and improve ocean health. Each year on the third Saturday in September (in 2011, it’s on 17th September), several hundreds of thousands of volunteers clean up litter from lakes, rivers, and beaches around the […]

September 8th, 2011 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Plastics,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

Save the World’s Saddest Dolphins: ACRES’ response to Resorts World Sentosa

Bottlenose dolphin

We recently published the article, “ACRES needs your help to “Save the World’s Saddest Dolphins”  To recap, Resorts World Sentosa(RWS) is Singapore’s leading casino operator, and is importing 25 bottlenose dolphins captured in the wild from Solomon Islands. Two additional dolphins had died during training in the Philippines.  ACRES is a Singapore based NGO which […]

June 8th, 2011 | Posted in Water/Marine Life,Wildlife | Read More »

ACRES needs your help to “Save the World’s Saddest Dolphins”

Bottlenose dolphin 1

Animals Concerns and Research & Education Society (ACRES), is a Singapore-based NGO which creates awareness about animal rights, and promotes community involvement in the animal protection movement. Resorts World Sentosa (RWS), Singapore’s leading casino operator purchased 27 dolphins from Solomon Islands. Two already died last year in Langkawi in transit.  Please support ACRES’ campaign to […]

May 30th, 2011 | Posted in Singapore,Water/Marine Life,Wildlife | Read More »

Let’s Reclaim our Beaches: Doesn’t Chennai deserve its only public space?

Wiki photos: Marina Beach in the morning

Mention Chennai (formerly known as Madras) – the state capital of Tamil Nadu, India and the image of the long Marina beach along the Bay of Bengal conjures up immediately in one’s mind.  In a city where much urban development has taken place in a hurried, haphazard way, the beach offers a welcome respite to its […]

July 28th, 2010 | Posted in Behaviour Change,Water/Marine Life | Read More »

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