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Just another fish?

Blog entry by LisaV | 25 June, 2010 10 comments

Sara Holden, Greenpeace International whales campaigner, writes... I read a very revealing interview yesterday, with Iceland’s chief whaler. Kristjan Loftsson has merrily defied the global moratorium on commercial whaling for...

AREVA covers up extent of massive nuclear reactor cost overrun

Blog entry by jmckeati | 24 June, 2010

French nuclear giant AREVA were force to issue a profit warning yesterday. It has had to find an extra 400 million euros to cover the additional costs of building its so-called flagship European Pressurised Reactor at Olkiluoto in...

Nuclear News: Iran has produced 17 kilos of 20% enriched uranium

Blog entry by jmckeati | 24 June, 2010

Iran has produced 17 kilos of 20% enriched uranium ‘TEHRAN - Iran has produced 17 kilograms of uranium enriched to the 20 percent level, an official announced on Wednesday.   "(We) have produced over 17 kilograms of 20 percent...

Arctic Oil: A Very Crude Idea

Blog entry by Dave Walsh | 24 June, 2010 1 comment

Dave Walsh is currently on board the Esperanza as part of the Arctic Under Pressure expedition 2010 . Even now, as the disastrous situation in the temperate waters of the Gulf of Mexico continues, oil companies are still pushing...

Bayer finally gets the message – we don’t want GE!

Blog entry by gtyler | 24 June, 2010 4 comments

It has taken a long time - 8 years to be precise. In 2002 Bayer first applied for approval for Brazilian farmers to be allowed to grow their genetically engineered (GE) rice . The only problem with their plan is that Brazilian rice...

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