fix articles 303456, barents sea
"Doomsday Seed Vault" in the Arctic (tags)
On this God-forsaken island Bill Gates is investing tens of his millions along with the Rockefeller Foundation, Monsanto Corporation, Syngenta Foundation and the Government of Norway, among others, in what is called the ‘doomsday seed bank.’ Officially the project is named the Svalbard Global Seed Vault on the Norwegian island of Spitsbergen, part of the Svalbard island group.
Submarine U-864 covering causes strong opposition against the norwegian government (tags)
U-864, a German submarine sunk after being struck by a torpedo in 1945. Now it lays in tree parts on 150 metres depth outside Fedje, close to Bergen in Norway. U-864 contained about 65 tons of Mercury, hidden in steel bottles in the keel. Two parts of the boat is found, but still a part is missing, containing about 17 tons of Mercury. The norwegian government wants to cover the wreck, but a strong opposition with the local community, environmental organisations and local politicians is striving to get the wreck lifted and secure the Mercury from the environment.
ALTERNATIVES TO THE COLLAPSED WTO DOHA ROUND TALKS (tags)
ALTERNATIVES TO THE FAILED WTO WORLD TRADE MODEL.
RAPE OF THE ARCTIC: Why the Fossil Fuel Barons NEED Global Warming (tags)
As arctic ice melts, vast untapped reserves of oil, natural gas and coal are becoming easily accessible. Open water in the arctic also means cheap and easy Atlantic-Pacific transport of said oil, gas, and coal. There's billions to be made by the greedy in an ice-free arctic and an environmentally devastating "gold rush" has already begun....