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21 March 2002

Global market growth seen failing to feed poorest

Author: David Brough, Reuters

Global market growth is failing to relieve hunger among the world's poorest people, scientists advising the United Nations' world food body said yesterday.

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21 March 2002

Don't use banned chemical, Thai shrimp farmers told

Author: Reuters

...The EU bans the use of nitrofuran in food-producing animals because of the risk of causing cancer in humans.

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21 March 2002

Time for action over Burma

Author: International Confederation of Free Trade Unions

...In the 21 months since the ILO condemnation of forced labour in Burma in June 2000, whilst a number of companies have taken action, not a single government has implemented mandatory economic measures against the regime...Rangoon accepted the...

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21 March 2002

Beijing clamps down on labor unrest

Author: CNN

The Chinese leadership is targeting underground labor organizations, which are thought to be behind growing instances of industrial unrest over the last month.

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21 March 2002

China Cracks Down on Worker Protests: Leaders Detained As 2 Cities Face Continued Unrest

Author: John Pomfret, Washington Post

Chinese riot police smashed into a crowd of retreating protesters in a northern industrial city today and dragged off three more leaders of a nascent independent workers' movement.

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21 March 2002

Green protesters target Morgan Stanley meeting

Author: Reuters

Pro-environment activists attended the annual meeting of U.S. investment bank Morgan Stanley this week to protest against the bank's financing of certain projects in Asia. The campaigners have criticised the bank for backing projects such as the Three...

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21 March 2002

course (including syllabus): Environmentally Benign Manufacturing

Author: Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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21 March 2002

U.S.: Diamonds Issue Still Needs Polishing

Author: Oxfam America

Oxfam America and the Campaign to Eliminate Conflict Diamonds today welcomed the introduction of new legislation in the United States Senate to combat the trade in conflict diamonds.

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21 March 2002

Support for a new Senate version of the Clean Diamond Trade Act [USA]

Author: The Washington Office on Africa

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21 March 2002

DJIBOUTI: Toxic leak "not a public health concern"

Author: IRIN - U.N. Integrated Regional Information Networks

A toxic leak in the port of Djibouti is confined to the port area itself and has not become a public health concern, an environmental expert said on Wednesday.

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