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In danger of destruction

Vancouver’s only working farm is in danger of destruction by developers, writes Canadian journalist Hadani Ditmars, who will soon be joining New Internationalist as a co-editor. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Life is a Picnic

The scene was just as I remembered from many decades ago, when my grade5 teacher asked us to name one of the seven wonders of the world, and Istuck up my hand and blurted out the Scarboro bluffs. My wife Loriand good friend Harriet joined me for a trip down memory lane on CanadaDay when we went for a picnic in my old haunts. The secret trailthrough the woods was still there, as was the fragrance of clover andwild grape as we tramped over the meadow, until we came to a pointwhere the deep blue…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Passing the time of day

Stuck fast and imprisoned on a barge, with the world's most useless qualification - a stone's throw from Aldermaston nuclear weapons establishment.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Cool Change 2 -- Democracy meets the market

Adjusting to climate change means many changes: cutting back on oil and consumption; getting the globe to agree on a direction that will benefit everyone and adopting a creed other than greed. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Police coerce children to spy in Kashmir

The case of 17-year-old Danish reveals corrupt and brutal law enforcement, says Uzma Falak.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Inner city orchard

In this part of the world Burnham is not a wood that moves, as inShakespeare's Scottish Play, but Burham-on-Sea, a charming littleresort on the coast nearby. Even so, Transition City Bristol reversed the usual flow last Saturday and brought trees to the city. If you looked very closely you could even see them moving.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Afghanistan is a safe country...

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  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Semi-organic grunge

News from the UN that, on average, 46,000 pieces of plastic float onevery square mile of ocean. Though shocking, it does not surprise menow. There must be a similar amount on the surface of rivers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Batteries and warm eggs

Ihave now been on the barge for just a couple of months and am gettingto know it just a little bit better. My confidence is growing, probablyby more than it should - but then, I long ago gave up trying to matchmy confidence with any sense of reality, since both seem to operate ina chaotic system akin to the climate. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Don’t cry for me, Patagonia

A new campaign highlights Argentina’s retrogressive energy policies.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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