What's New

What's New July 1998

This page will list the changes that have been made to this site, with the most recent at the top. The "Go There" links will take you to the changes which will usually be displayed at the top of the browser.

Date of Update


July 31 1998.

  • There may be a moratorium for a couple of years on the logging of Brazilian Mahogany, but some say this is too little and too late... Go There!
  • Monsanto looks set to drive forward around the world despite any minor setbacks... Go There!
  • UK's use of mercenary soldies comes under criticism... Go There!

July 30 1998.

  • Some UK plan to improve the immigration process is received with mized feelings... Go There!
  • Over half of USA's aid last year was focused on military... Go There!
  • Nelson Mandela spoke out on the need for more equity in the globalisation process while attending a Mercosur summit... Go There!
  • Corporations have a lot of influence -- even when states like Massachusetts try to enforce some sort of regulations...Go There!
  • Some farmers in USA have criticised the practices of Monsanto and on the whole notion of GE Food... Go There!

July 27 1998.

  • A link to information on Immigration... Go There!
  • It's just banana's, isn't it? Well, it's a bit more than that to some Caribbean Countries. The trade negotiations surrounding bananas will affect their livelihood... and give us a hint at how the major players will handle trade agreements... Go There!
  • Some more new links on information regarding trade... Go There!
  • Even more new links on information regarding trade -- Corporate Accountability Project Go There!
  • Some new links to information regarding Causes of Poverty... Go There!
  • Monsanto is a big player in G.E. foods... Go There!
  • Economics and politics will affect the implementations of the Kyoto Protocols... Go There!

July 24 1998.

  • USA seems to be strongly against the International Criminal Court. Even though they were out-voted by a huge international majority vote of 120 to 7... Why? Go There!
  • Some additional resources on the ICC. Go There!
  • There has been a rise in the number of internal conflicts. Jonathan Powers also has some interesting inputs and insights into this... Go There!
  • Who is Jonathan Power, anyway! Go There!
  • Some major corporations are hoping to contribute to the Global Warming situation by being much more efficient in their use of energy. Go There!
  • A couple of items for more information on Global Warming. Go There!

July 23 1998.

  • 44 new species of animals were found in Papua New Guinea... Go There!

July 22 1998.

  • Careless waste management can lead to environmental problems... -- Go There!
  • The UK Court of Appeal ruled that the Government was unlawful in allowing a genetic maize trial to go ahead... -- Go There!
  • Some anti-racist groups are starting to buy racist Internet domain names... Go There!

July 21 1998.

  • In Uruguay, a system for improving access to water has been developed and could help 1.2 billion people... -- Go There!

July 20 1998.

  • New Quote from Edward Said! -- Go There!
  • As of July 18, 1998 the ICC has been given the go-ahead, dispite... -- Go There!
  • In USA, the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995 triggered anti-Muslim sentiments... -- Go There!
  • This page is created!!

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