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Protect Olive TreesVillagers met with violence while protecting olive trees

The Kolin Group wants the olive trees cut down to make way for a new coal power plant.

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Amazon destruction not a good look for anyone

Feature story | 16 June, 2009 at 0:00

Just two weeks after our exposé 'Slaughtering the Amazon' showed how the Brazilian cattle industry is decimating the Amazon rainforest, we are seeing a stampede as companies and the World Bank start to sever their links with the slaughterhouses...

The leak in the laundry: Sizewell A’s spin cycle

Blog entry by Justin | 15 June, 2009

It’s difficult to know whether to laugh at or use a long series of very rude words about this story from the UK’s Sizewell A nuclear reactor . The reactor is currently being decommissioned. On Sunday January 7 2007 one of the...

Nuclear News: EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes

Blog entry by Justin | 15 June, 2009

Today's big stories from the nuclear industry: AFP: EPA to rebuild uranium-contaminated Navajo homes ’FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) - The federal government plans to spend up to $3 million a year to demolish and rebuild uranium-contaminat...

Wider applications?

Blog entry by Martin Lloyd | 15 June, 2009 1 comment

Apparently Sainsbury's - a UK supermarket - have worked out how to generate electricity from all the cars visiting their shops . The cars drive over a plate in the ground, the energy created is turned into power and the shop suddenly...

Climate challenge even greater after UN meeting in Bonn

Feature story | 15 June, 2009 at 0:00

As another round of Bonn climate talks limps to a close, and the UN Climate Summit to be held in Copenhagen, Denmark, in December this year draws closer and closer, it’s a good opportunity to take a look at the progress that’s been made so far…

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