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Toxic waste

The West has been using Africa to dump its toxic waste and unwantables for years and continues, despite it having being illegal since 1992.…

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Waters rising, spirits falling

The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Assault and batteries

A new Argentinean campaign insists it's time to take rubbish disposal seriously.…

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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • 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.…

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Radio New Internationalist - The Dirt on Nuclear

It used to be that No way!; and nuclear belonged in the same sentence. But as the international community scrambles for solutions to address the problems associated with climate change, now were being told that nuclear energy is clean and green. Pacific commentator and campaigner Nic Maclellan joins todays team to dish up the very extensive pile of dirt on the nuclear alternative: the problems of waste that wont go away; the world-wide radioactive fallout from operational plants to date; and…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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beach life

Ten days into the Tahdiya, or ‘Calm’ between Hamas and Israel,we haven’t seen anything change here inside Gaza. In fact the only realdifference I’ve noticed is that over the last couple of weeks the powercuts have been worse than ever. Like many other people, I have powercuts at home for eight hours at a time now.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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E-wasting away

We need to find a solution to a very 21st century problem, says guest blogger Daniel Fielding.…

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The biggest leak in the world?

Howls of protest follow approvals for the expansion of the leaking Olympic Dam copper and uranium mine in South Australia.…

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Dow’s toxic waste heads for Mumbai

Environmentalists protest authorities’ shoddy disposal of hazardous waste from Bhopal. Jack Laurenson reports.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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