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US plans to dump toxic navy ships on poor countries

Feature story | 11 December, 2002 at 0:00

It's a logical premise - industrialised nations should not dump their waste on developing countries. Developing countries have enough problems, they don't need toxic and hazardous wastes dumped on them as well. But logic is not a word that is...

Dow fights for its image, but not the victims in Bhopal

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

"Did you know... that Dow Chemical is responsible for the birth of the modern environmental movement?" So begins an internet spoof of Dow Chemical Company's smarmy public relations website which has caused a bit of a web sensation over the last...

US just being climate change 'moron'

Feature story | 10 December, 2002 at 0:00

Canada and New Zealand are doing more to combat climate change by ratifying the Kyoto Protocol this week putting the global agreement to cut greenhouse gases one step closer to reality. But the US and Australian governments are proving they are...

Rainbow Warrior leads protest flotilla in Spain

Feature story | 8 December, 2002 at 0:00

More than 150 local fishing boats and yachts joined Greenpeace's flagship the Rainbow Warrior In a protest flotilla off the Galacian port town of Coruña. Another 2000 people lined the harbour. What do we all want? An guarantee that catastrophes...

Belgium gets out of nuclear power

Feature story | 6 December, 2002 at 0:00

The Belgian parliament voted in favour of phasing out all seven of its nuclear power reactors today. With this historic vote Belgium joins the majority of EU member states who are either non-nuclear or have their own phase out plans.

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