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Drugs flushed into the environment could be cause of wildlife decline

We tend to ignore or are ignorant of the consequences  of more nuanced human activity upon the environment. In this article by Damian Carrington for the The Guardian, scientists are gathering more hard evidence that human pharmaceutical use has contaminated the environment and threatens the well being and survival of…
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The ten worst environment decisions in Abbott’s first year

The short-sighted misinformed policies of the current government in Australia on climate change and the environment, pushes Australia towards  environmental self-destruction. And, in so doing the Abbott government is not contributing to the growing and strengthening global action against climate change, and may, in fact, be counteracting positive action by…
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Will the Indian Government act quickly and decisively?

The report of the Commission on brutal rapes in India has been submitted to the Government. The question now is whether the recommendations of the Commission will improve the handling of brutal rape cases in India, and provide adequate protection to women. The Commission's recommendations include, among other things: requiring…
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What Isn’t for Sale?

  In his New York Times bestseller What Money Can’t Buy, Michael J. Sandel takes up one of the biggest ethical questions of our time: Isn’t there something wrong with a world in which everything is for sale? If so, how can we prevent market values from reaching into spheres of…
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