Archive | February 9, 2006

WTO Rejects GM Moratorium

I missed the big news of two days ago, the World Trade Organisation (WTO) has issued a preliminary report (which I have not yet read) indicating that the European Union (EU) moratoriums on GM food crops constitute a breach of WTO trade rules. You can read about it at ABC Online, click here also at […]

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Sydneysiders Prefer Water from Hidden Source

I was amazed at the level of opposition to the planned desalination plant in Sydney, but even more amazed to find there is praise some support from Sydneysiders for the idea that water should come instead from an underground aquifer. Read all about it in the Sydney Morning Herald, click here. There are other options […]

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Greenpeace CEO Moves to RSPCA

Yesterday, the RSPCA announced the appointment of a new CEO, Chief executive officer of Greenpeace, Peter Mullins, becomes chief executive officer of the RSPCA national body. … Mr Mullins said community education would continue to be a key area for the RSPCA’s work, but that he was particularly keen to explore new partnerships with animal […]

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