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13 May 2002

Week of protest against Exxon

Author: Greenpeace International

As a week of protest against giant oil corporation Exxon gets underway, Greenpeace in the USA today will launch a report detailing the company's history of deliberate efforts to sabotage international action on climate change.

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13 May 2002

INDIGENOUS PEOPLES: U.N. Forum Meets For First Time

Author: UN Wire

The U.N. Economic and Social Council's Permanent Forum on Indigenous Issues today begins its first annual two-week meeting at U.N. headquarters in New York, bringing together indigenous leaders and civil society representatives...The body is charged...

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13 May 2002

Indonesian forests vanishing into paper - scientist

Author: Reuters

Indonesia's tropical rain forest, the world's third largest, is vanishing at an alarming rate as the country's pulp and paper industry has grown ten-fold over the past decade, an international scientist said last week.

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13 May 2002

US to release first-ever measurement of dioxins

Author: Reuters

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency said last week it will release as early as next week new pollution data that for the first time tracks emissions of the cancer-causing chemical dioxin.

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13 May 2002

Aid can kill with kindness, say Thai mussel farmers

Author: Erin Prelypchan, Reuters

[criticism of Asian Development Bank for funding project which was intended to clean up polluted canals, but dumps toxins on mussel farms, making the seafood dangerous to eat and nearly impossible to sell]

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13 May 2002

'Control migration of health workers'

Author: SAPA, in Dispatch [South Africa]

[South Africa's] Health Minister Manto Tshabalala-Msimang told a meeting of the Commonwealth Ministers of Health in Geneva yesterday the recruitment of health workers from developing countries must be controlled by bilateral agreements between such...

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13 May 2002

British firm accused of still making landmines

Author: Reuters

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12 May 2002

Fishermen's plight under spotlight [South Africa]

Author: Nashira Davids, Sunday Times [South Africa]

Western Cape politicians are demanding a probe into working conditions in the fishing industry after 25 fishermen have died in less than a month.

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11 May 2002

Greenpeace seizes stolen PNG logs

Author: Greenpeace

Malaysian logging company Concord Pacific has taken these logs from the local landowner communities in Papua New Guinea with complete disregard for the environment and the well being of citizens. The logs are then exported mostly to China where they...

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11 May 2002

'Lite' index is accused over quality standards: The FTSE4Good Index

Author: Steve Johnson, Financial Times

The UK's main "ethical" investing index is being accused of watering down green standards by including "unethical" companies...the New Economic Foundation (NEF), a think-tank, says the UK index includes companies with "poor ethical and environmental...

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