Tuesday, December 19, 2006

Environment


Harm de Blij, "Perpetual Climate Change"

Warming threatens sea life

Tropical seas are threatened by famine

Around 10% of medicines sold in developed countries are fake.War on fake medicines launched

50% of medicines on the market in Africa are fakeRecord number of dangerous fake medicines seized in Portugal

Three quarters of the cases involved fake medicines imported from India, with seven percent from Egypt and six percent from China. Other sources included Thailand, Argentina, Switzerland, Hong Kong and Indonesia.Fake medicines from India seized in Europe

Frustration as climate change talks stall

Poll delivers blow to government's climate change policy

Atlantic current came to halt for 10 days in 2004...... Sea change: why global warming could leave Britain feeling the ...

Thick haze smothers parts of Indonesia

Forest fires result from government failure in Indonesia

Haze distresses orangutans in Indonesian reserve

Marine Scientists Report Massive Dead Zones

Europe’s new dumping ground

George Monbiot speaks about air travel and Love Miles

George Monbiot and The denial industry

Fears of 'extreme' TB strain

Africa: Reports expose fraud of G8 pledges of aid and debt relief

Moratorium on new soya crops offers reprieve for rainforest

Amazon rainforest 'could become a desert'

Living with Arctic climate change

Climate change 'real and severe'

Greenhouse gases grossly under-reported, scientists say

Night flights twice as bad for environment - study

The balmy North Pole of 50 million years ago

Attenborough issues climate warning

Attenborough in climate change warning Attenborough: Climate is changing Attenborough warns of climate disaster

Big business to blame for climate chaos

Shell's critics come back with a vengeance

Miliband's nuclear links

Marine Holocaust http://indcoup.blogspot.com/2006/05/marine-holocaust.html

Greens ready to support SNP government

War On Want : Rural Areas : The Landless Movement in Brazil

"We're looking for keen campaigners, people who will spread the word, write articles, blogs, letters. It really is a critical time for the orangutan, and the millions of people who's livlihood is threatened by the total land clearance brought about by plantation development, have a look at our photo albums to see some of the extent of the damage." http://www.cockroach.org.uk/

The science of happiness

Malnutrition kills 10 children every minute, says UN

Private affluence and public squalor

an online petition for sending to the China Olympic Committee.

China and Indonesia do deal on Borneo http://www.iht.com/articles/2006/04/28/news/indo.php

Photos of kids http://www.rense.com/general70/deathmde.htm

Ape rights movement questions barrier between man and animal

Run your car and plane on ethanol, a form of alcohol

Revealed: fears over ‘radioactive’ food threat

Chernobyl radiation plagues Britain

Levels of mutation in radioactively contaminated areas.

Sex, Thais, Bonobos...
Foreplay is more important in Austria than in Japan

WMD's found in Iraq
http://www.americanchronicle.com/articles/viewArticle.asp?articleID=8218

Carnegie, Gates, Kroc, Omidyar

Swiss cities were found to offer particularly good health services, banking services and low levels of crime. Switzerland also has strong internal stability and excellent relationships with other countries.
http://english.people.com.cn/200604/11/eng20060411_257504.html

Monaco's ruler reaches North Pole

Massive fraud hits tsunami aid

The world is likely to suffer a temperature rise of more than 3C, says the government's chief scientist. In a report based on computer predictions, Professor David King said that increase would cause drought and famine and threaten millions of lives..... UK seeks agreement on carbon cap

China has carried off the world's largest reduction in poverty

Latest fossil find strengthens chain of human evolution

Bird flu and the Centre for the Study of Terrorism and Political Violence at the University of St Andrews

Scientist Advocates Culling 90% Of Human Population

In Evolution Theory

A major health problem that we should get rid of.

For the years 1998-2005 global average temperature did not increase... A 28-year-long period of warming occurred between 1970 and 1998... a similar warming occurred between 1918 and 1940... cooling occurred between 1940 and 1965..... Global warming stopped in '98

True price of UK's nuclear legacy: £160bn

Blair blocked plan to cut emissions

At the 2005 UK General Election Russell Brown became the Labour MP for the Dumfries and Galloway Constituency. Pro-war Labour candidate Russell Brown won the seat with his vote increasing 8.7%. Britain has tested DU shells in the Dumfries and Galloway area. Radiation reports showed serious contamination near Kirkcudbright, in Dumfries and Galloway. "Well above acceptable limits," the Ministry of Defence was to acknowledge later. (Robert Fisk The Independent 4 October 1999.) Russell Brown seems to be in favour of nuclear energy. It was the Dumfries and Galloway police who investigated the Lockerbie explosion. Here are some pictures of Dumfries: http://www.clearwood.co.uk/photos/shops/shops.htm

Indonesia evaluating Freeport contract -Kalla

Each year less light reaches the surface of the Earth.
Guardian Unlimited Life Goodbye sunshine

A vast blanket of pollution stretching across South Asia is damaging agriculture, modifying rainfall patterns including those of the mighty Monsoon and putting hundreds of thousands of people at risk a new study suggests.
Press Releases August 2002 - Regional and Global Impacts of Vast ...

Climate Change: Labour's grim admission of failure

Nuclear clean-up costs soar

Sweden aims for oil-free economy
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/science/nature/4694152.stm

London 'under water by 2100' as Antarctica crumbles into the sea http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-2100776,00.html

Miner Freeport hit by double-whammy in Indonesia

Life's diversity 'being depleted' http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/4826262.stm

Depleted Uranium In India, Spreading Worldwide

Holiday brochures destroying the planet?

They have sex BEFORE they have supper... they enjoy rubbing their behinds together...Bonobos shed an exciting new light... on "the role of sex in human society and overthrow established theories of the biological inevitability of human aggressiveness and the drive for power." http://gaytoday.badpuppy.com/garchive/reviews/110397re.htm

Death of the world's rivers
http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article350785.ece

Depleted Uranium - US Lung Cancer Rates Soar
http://www.rense.com/general69/soar.htm

The International Labor Rights Fund filed a lawsuit in 2001 on behalf of 11 villagers who said Exxon's Indonesian subsidiary allowed its facilities to be used by soldiers to torture locals and to commit other human rights abuses. Exxon: Torture Suit May Set Bad Precedent

Cruel medical experiments on US children...
http://www.newstarget.com/019189.html

Allegations concerning: Diamonds, Dubai, the Russian-Israeli Mafia and bin Laden

Brazil opens chunks of Amazon forest to logging

Torture of animals
http://comment.independent.co.uk/commentators/article349525.ece

CJD expert warns of ‘BSE in sheep’

Britain gives the green light to GM terminator technology

Global warming bubbles up from the ocean

http://www.buav.org/campaigns/primates/index.html

Earth 'on fast track' to warming

Environment in Malta
http://www.timesofmalta.com/core/article.php?id=214682

Flu Shots and Alzheimer's

Toxic legacy poses giant problem

Winds of climate change are about to make their impact felt in ...

Households account for 40% of greenhouse gas emissions, and pollution from this sector is rising. Transport is the fastest growing contributor to carbon dioxide emissions
http://politics.guardian.co.uk/comment/story/0,,1698335,00.html

'World has only 20 years to stop climate disaster'

'Suicide Seeds' Could Spell Death of Peasant Agriculture, UN Meeting Told

Artificial sunhttp://www.angolapress-angop.ao/noticia-e.asp?ID=409853

UK New reactors may be fast tracked

Nuclear 'can't help climate'

Secret radioactive waste dumps http://www.sundayherald.com/53590

Nuclear link as cancer toll doubles in parts of Scotland

"Billions of us will die and the few breeding pairs of people that survive will be in the Arctic where the climate remains tolerable."
http://comment.independent.co.uk/commentators/article338830.ece

The Coming Ice Age

Overpopulation main threat to the planethttp://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article337005.ece

UK - Cost of cleaning up after nuclear power stations are closed down rises to £70bn http://news.independent.co.uk/environment/article336256.ece

From The Independent: Review of the year: Climate Change

George Monbiot » Worse Than Fossil Fuel

What's Really in Your Christmas Dinner
http://www.guardian.co.uk/tv_and_radio/story/0,,1671007,00.html

"Most Wanted" Corporate Human Rights Violators of 2005
http://www.globalexchange.org/getInvolved/corporateHRviolators.html

Arctic orcas highly contaminated

Bid to destroy Europe's support for Kyoto exposed

'Global warming will outweigh the effect of the weakening of the Gulf Stream'

Global warming 'will bring cooler climate for UK'

MASS EXTINCTION UNDERWAY
http://www.well.com/user/davidu/extinction.html

GDP (PPP) per capita for poorer countries

Sea level rise doubles in 150 years
http://www.guardian.co.uk/science/story/0,3605,1650444,00.html

Plea over climate change targets

Heaps of trouble for Blair over global warming Telegraph.co.uk
Green groups join forces to lambast Blair for 'back-sliding' Independent

Governments ‘sell out’ to industry over toxin threat
http://www.sundayherald.com/52808

Drought in Amazon area
http://www.guardian.co.uk/conservation/story/0,13369,1635048,00.html

Plants and animals are in danger from behaving as if winter is already over http://scotlandonsunday.scotsman.com/index.cfm?id=2168212005

The heir to the throne’s call to save planet conflicts with criticism for lavish spending
http://www.timesonline.co.uk/article/0,,2-1846707,00.html

British Medical Journal features an editorial on the bird flu http://mercola.com/blog/2005/oct/28/finally_medical_journal_admits_the_truth

Bird Flu - Rumsfeld to profit from bird flu 'hoax' - Porton Down

Bird Flu
http://www.globalresearch.ca/index.php?context=viewArticle&code=20051012&articleId=1071

Silver kills viruses, study finds.

Bird flu and profits at Roche

Weather modification:
http://www.prisonplanet.com/articles/october2005/141005weather_modification.htm

USA causing earthquakes?

GM crops : super weeds; fields ruined
http://www.guardian.co.uk/gmdebate/Story/0,2763,1535428,00.html
http://news.independent.co.uk/uk/environment/article318238.ece

Climate change and health
http://www.zmag.org/content/showarticle.cfm?SectionID=57&ItemID=8885

Details of tsunami bomb, known as Project Seal, are released.

Arctic ice 'disappearing fast'

Weather modification by a government?
http://rigorousintuition.blogspot.com/2005/09/it-doesnt-take-weatherman_26.html

Confining civilisation to narrow bands around the poles

Exxon Mobil has pumped millions into more than 40 think-tanks, media outlets and consumer, religious and even civil rights groups in order to spread scepticism about climate change. And they have largely won round American public opinion, despite the massive scientific consensus that global warming is man-made...
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/article313730.ece

Your Planet: How you can save it
http://news.independent.co.uk/world/environment/

Ethical Consumers; Corporate 'Wrongdoers'

Energy Saving UK
http://www.est.org.uk/

KATRINA

Almost two million to die from killer disease TB this year.

The average duration of hurricanes has increased by 60% since 1949

Largest ever single release of carbon dioxide; it's in Indonesia.

The Leadership of the British Conservative (Tory) Party

http://www.newscientist.com/channel/earth/climate-change

http://www.monbiot.com/archives/category/climate-change/