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Leaked oil blackening Spain's coastline

Feature story | 20 November, 2002 at 0:00

A ruptured tanker carrying 77,000 tons of fuel oil, almost twice the amount that spilled from the Exxon Valdez, has split in two and sunk off of Spain's coast.

Playing with their future

Feature story | 19 November, 2002 at 0:00

Small children flying kites in the clear blue sky. Teenagers enjoying a game of cricket outside their homes while nearby water buffalo cool off in the local pond. Nothing from this scene portrays to me the dark fact that the land surrounding...

Environmental deathstar heads for Chile's 'reserve of life'

Feature story | 18 November, 2002 at 0:00

The raw materials will come from Australia, Brazil and Jamaica. The finished product will go to the US and Japan. But the massive environmental damage? Well, that stays right there with the Chilean locals. The proposed Noranda Alumysa aluminium...

Outdoor pharming puts food supply at risk

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 0:00

Two recently disclosed cases of contamination of the US food supply drive home the inherent dangers of turning plants into mini-factories, producing protein-based pharmaceuticals in fields right next to fields of food crops.

Workers die after mercury exposure

Feature story | 15 November, 2002 at 0:00

The gas leak that killed thousands in Bhopal 18 years ago was the worst industrial disaster in history and a poignant reminder that multinational companies must not dump their dirty technologies on developing countries. Although Bhopal is the...

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