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

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And now from the "This is NOT a joke" Department

Blog entry by brianfit | 18 September, 2006 2 comments

(AFP report) British arms manufacturer BAE Systems is designing "environmentally friendly" weapons, including "reduced lead" bullets, "reduced smoke" grenades and rockets with fewer toxins, The Sunday Times said... Other...

HP and Apple's toxic laptops exposed

Feature story | 18 September, 2006 at 0:00

Some of the best-known laptops are contaminated with some of the worst toxic chemicals. Of the five top brands we tested Hewlett-Packard and Apple laptops showed the worst contamination levels.

Ronald McHummer

Blog entry by Dave | 17 September, 2006 1 comment

US public watchdog the Environmental Working Group has lambasted McDonald's for giving away 42 million toy Hummers . Yes, 42 million . McDonald's often emphasizes its "long-standing global commitment to environmental protection...

Climate change denying propaganda linked to Exxon

Blog entry by Lisa | 16 September, 2006

CNN reported that a Republican lobbying organisation, which has Exxon as one of its clients, is linked to a spoof YouTube video , which makes fun of Al Gore's documentary, "An Inconvenient Truth" . Funny how much skeptical climate...

International Coastal Cleanup Day

Blog entry by Andrew | 15 September, 2006 1 comment

I know this is what you have all been looking forward too - cleaning up beach trash! And tomorrow is International Coastal Cleanup Day. Woo hoo! I'll be honest though. I am far too lazy to go all the way to the beach to pick up...

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