Monthly Archives: November 2011

Global Victory for Environmentalists

Environmentalists won a landmark victory against huge odds this month, as President Obama sent plans for the XL pipeline back for further review.  The review, which will delay the project by at least 12 months, is said to be a … Continue reading

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The Rainbow Warrior III: Bearing Witness

Bearing Witness is an integral idea for Greenpeace environmentalists.  Since the first Greenpeace action in 1971, when the Phyllis Cormack sailed to Amchitka to protest against US nuclear weapons testing, being, essentially, ‘in the way’ or being able to report … Continue reading

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The New Vegetarian Conundrum – Meat from a Lab

Times were, being a vegetarian was rather simple.  Either you didn’t agree with animal suffering (which could prompt the question – what if death could be painless?) or you held a belief about lack of human right to take life*.  … Continue reading

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