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Death by a thousand cuts

Alberta’s waterways are threatened by Canada’s tar sands operations. To save them we must put money and resources into proper scientific assessment, says Zoe Cormier.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Under the privileged

The United States Government suggests that nanotechnology is getting in the drivers seat to steer the next industrial revolution. The Australian Government says that nanotechnology will fundamentally transform every aspect of our lives. Business leaders predict that nano-industry may be worth one trillion US dollars in the next five years.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate Change in Bali

What are the people and politicians in the developing world saying about climate change? Nicola Bullard, from Focus on the Global South, joins Radio New Internationalist's Chris Richards to find out, as campaigners in India, Thailand and the United States take a ride through the rhetoric of climate change politics. At the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Bali this December, the nations of the world will be writing a roadmap setting-out how to get to a global agreement for cutting…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Violence and voyeurism

As long as the West continues to put a price on African minerals, the ‘armies of business’ will continue to operate and women will remain unprotected from sexual attack.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Read our words!

A graffiti campaign in Kashmir is being used to drive home a powerful message to India.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The Gaza solidarity circus

From Code Pink to GeorgeGalloway, they’re all popping in - but is it just self-serving politicalpropaganda? .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Food for thought

A recent conference on food security did nothing to address the concerns of small farmers and local communities.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shell’s environmental guilt confirmed

Two new reports underline what activists have been saying for years: oil companies are complicit in human rights abuses and environmental devastation in the Niger Delta.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darfur - don't turn away

Say Darfur, and many of us feel we just cant confront the prolific slaughter and rape that is taking place there, in the African nation of Sudan. Yet those who dont turn away will see an extreme example of how many of the worlds governments deal with those seeking independence. On the ground, theres an arrogant government stripping the natural resources from the area without giving the region and its people opportunities to develop.…

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

West Papua needs our help - act now!

West Papuan independence leader Benny Wenda asks for support as the situation in his occupied country worsens.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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