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Pressure On Tuna Pirates To Lower Flags Of Convenience

  • October 19th, 2007
  • Posted by Susie Lipscomb

fishing-trawlker-1-resized11.jpgThe European Commission has announced new plans (17.10.07) to put a stop to illegal fishing in its own waters – and in waters around the world. … Read More »

Old Continent; New Plan For The Seas

  • October 11th, 2007
  • Posted by Susie Lipscomb

eu-map-reduced.jpgThe seas surrounding Europe have been named as the next field of opportunity, in the drive to squeeze more growth, jobs and sustainability out of the resources of the Old Continent.

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Hopes For “Climate Proofing” In “Third World”

  • September 21st, 2007
  • Posted by Susie Lipscomb

png-landscape.jpgPeople in developing countries hard hit by climate change may soon have the chance of a “climate proof” existence, if a new Global Climate Change Alliance (GCCA) mooted in Brussels can get enough resources. … Read More »

Cate (Alias Bob) Conquers Venice

  • September 10th, 2007
  • Posted by Susie Lipscomb

blanchett-repl.jpgJudges at the Venice film festival — which ended on the weekend — named Cate Blanchett best actress for her performance in Todd Hayne’s film “I’m Not There”.

Just days before the ceremony the Australian favourite had told journalists she had found the unusual role as Bob Dylan “very scary”. … Read More »

Greece Taking Stock

  • September 6th, 2007
  • Posted by Susie Lipscomb

greek-fire.jpgGreece has just pulled through an 11-day onslaught of wild fires (ending 3.9.07) in what’s been described as the worst year on record for forest fires.

There’s now a strange follow-up in the wings, with a threat of extensive floods. … Read More »