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DEVELOPING WORLD



Keith Nuthall
AN APPEAL has been made at the United Nations, by the Global Environment Facility organisation, to private utilities and government organisations, asking them to invest in sustainable energy development in the world’s poorer countries

Mohamed El-Ashry, the GEF’s Chief Executive Officer was speaking at a ministerial meeting of the UN Commission on Sustainable Development.…

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OIL SLICK



BY KEITH NUTHALL
LOYOLA de Palacio, vice-president of the European Commission warmly welcomed today’s (Thursday) IMO agreement and confirmed that the 15 EU member states would implement their right to deny single-hull oil tanker access to their ports from 2015.

Mrs Loyola de Palacio, also European Commissioner for transport and energy, said that the EU had led the fight against marine oil pollution and was proud of its role in securing an international agreement which would make the seas safer and reduce the risk of oil spill catastrophes.…

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FISHERIES PRODUCERS INTERNATIONAL



BY MONICA DOBIE
A BOARDROOM battle has erupted in the offices of the Fishery Producers International, a Canadian company and currently one of the largest seafood processors in North America, which was established by Canadian federal and Newfoundland governments in the 1987 to help the struggling north-west Atlantic fisheries.…

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GUARD CAR REVIEW



BY KATE REW
S500 Mercedes ‘Guard’

Pluses: Unlike competitors it’s built from outset as armoured car – although

it doesn’t look like one.

Minuses: Are you really in enough danger to justify spending Pounds 130,000, (US$150K in the US), on this when you could be spending it on a yacht?…

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DOG CHIPS



BY SIMON WILCOX
THE LAST mad dog to be found in Singapore was back in 1953, in the days when sick canines shared the midday sun with Englishmen. But from next month, every dog imported into this tiny island-state will need to carry a microchip, certifying that it is free of doggy diseases such as rabies.…

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HEALTH AND SAFETY REPORT



KEITH NUTHALL
EUROPEAN Union health and safety laws should be extended by a new EU directive to cover the 90 per cent of fishing boats that are currently exempt from them, a report from Spanish socialist MEP Miguélez Ramos has claimed.…

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FOOT AND MOUTH TRADE



BY KEITH NUTHALL
THE WORLD’S watchdog on animal health diseases has called on national governments to respect the International Animal Health Code, in a bid to reduce the spread of Food and Mouth disease and minimise the damage in trade that over-reactions can cause.…

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FISHING SUBSIDIES



KEITH NUTHALL
A CONCERTED international effort to clarify and tackle the harm caused by fishing subsidies on the conservation of wild fish stocks worldwide is to be launched following a seminar staged by the United Nations Environment Programme.

Concerns were raised by participants, which included more than 60 national governments, the UN Food and Agricultural Organisation, the World Trade Organisation UNCTAD, (the UN development agency), the International Labour Organisation and the OECD.…

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BOLTON PIECE - PRINT VERSION



BY MONICA DOBIE
THE LOCAL Council – what are the worst images conjured up when thinking of those words?

Let me make it easy for you.

Lazy employees that take forever to process requests, generally unhelpful and bored, unfulfilling positions that can transform a new recruit full of fresh ideas and faith in the system, to the jaded staff that many of us have encountered at our local councils.…

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BOLTON PIECE - PRINT VERSION



BY MONICA DOBIE
THE LOCAL Council – what are the worst images conjured up when thinking of those words?

Let me make it easy for you.

Lazy employees that take forever to process requests, generally unhelpful and bored, unfulfilling positions that can transform a new recruit full of fresh ideas and faith in the system, to the jaded staff that many of us have encountered at our local councils.…

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