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Depleted Uranium

Just one microscopic particle of depleted uranium lodged in the lungs can start a reaction in a single cell that could lead to fatal cancer. It's unfortunate, then, that the world has an estimated one million tonnes of this dangerous waste - and a very limited means to get rid of it. In this program we'll hear how, why and where it's being dumped and the injuries and deaths that are being caused as a result.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rax Interview with Jess Worth

"I think a lot of young people don't realise how powerful they are… I know that clever, strategic campaigning by young people can change things because I have seen it happen. So my advice would be 'just do it!'".…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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BP: is the party over?

20 April is the one-year anniversary of the BP oil disaster in the Gulf of Mexico, the largest environmental catastrophe in the US. It's far from over, and the oil giant continues gambling with our planet.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Death and rebirth in the land of ice

The shocking impacts of ourfossil fuel addictionon indigenous people are notalways what you expect, writes Jess Worth. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brazen Posturing

BP was under fire at its AGM for its tar sands investments - Jess Worth was there.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Canada accused

Why is it that a country that has banned the use of asbestos is still happily producing it for export?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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India’s drug ‘lifeline’ under threat

India’s patenting laws mean it produces many drugs cheaply for developing countries. But corporate greed is putting this in jeopardy, argues Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Austerity Stakes

The Tories in Britain say we're all in the Age of Austerity together. But David Ransom prefers an Age of Possibility.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Under the microscope

The question of gender is far too complex to be determined by a few tests, argues Zoe Cormier, as South African runner Caster Semenya awaits the ruling on whether she can keep her gold medal.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Up close and personal with BP's boss

Last night, I had a half hour tete-a-tete with the head of BP UK. He said some extraordinary things..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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