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Against the grain

Feature story | 22 November, 2002 at 0:00

One of humanity's most important staple foods, wheat, is being targeted by genetic engineers.

Moving towards a clean energy future

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 0:00

While the shock at the horrible ecological catastrophe off Spain is fresh in our minds, we should focus on solutions to address this problem.

World Bank: Stop funding mangrove destruction

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 0:00

The pressure placed on developing nations to repay foreign debt often leads to ruinous resource exploitation. Some tropical nations become host to vast shrimp farms, many funded by World Bank loans. This wetland destruction not only causes social...

Activists take action to stop dumping of industrial waste in Greece

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 0:00

A team of activists occupied the crane that fills an ocean-dumping barge with ferronickel wastes. Climbers went all the way to the top of the crane arm and paralysed the sea dumping operation.

NATO: 'No' to nuclear first strike!

Feature story | 21 November, 2002 at 0:00

In public NATO speaks soothingly of disarmament and non-proliferation. But there is another face to NATO we don't often see, the warlike one of a well-armed nuclear force. In the firm grasp of the US, this shadowy face is being tilted toward a...

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