Friday 02 March 2012
Nathan Argent: Why Greenpeace occupied drilling ship (opinion)New Zealand Herald | 02 Mar 2012
Last Friday, seven Greenpeace activists, including actor Lucy Lawless, entered Port Taranaki to occupy the drillship the Noble Discoverer as it was preparing to leave for the Arctic. The vessel has been contracted by oil giant Shell – the first major international oil company to re-focus on exploiting the Arctic as sea ice melt opens up new areas.
Experts meet to discuss sustainable tourism in Southern AfricaUNECA | 02 Mar 2012
Port Louis, 28 February 2012 (ECA) – An ad-hoc Experts Group Meeting preceding the 18th Intergovernmental Committee of Experts was officially opened this morning by the UN Resident Co-ordinator for Mauritius & Seychelles, Ms Leyla Tegmo-Reddy. The two day meeting has been convened on the theme, 'Harnessing natural resources for sustainable development: opportunities and challenges in the tourism sector in Southern Africa'.
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