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Frustrated Mess
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posted 24 March 2006 04:05 PM      Profile for Frustrated Mess   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Just an hour ago here in Brazil, the Chair of the UN meeting announced that governments have agreed to reject language that would have undermined the moratorium on Terminator.
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Transplant
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posted 24 March 2006 04:59 PM      Profile for Transplant     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
quote:
Originally posted by Frustrated Mess:
Just an hour ago here in Brazil, the Chair of the UN meeting announced that governments have agreed to reject language that would have undermined the moratorium on Terminator.

Good news, but what's the fine print say?


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Frustrated Mess
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posted 24 March 2006 05:11 PM      Profile for Frustrated Mess   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Apparently an unanimous rejection of the proposals coming from Canada, NZ, and the Aussies, all acting as proxies to the US puppet master who is not a signatory to the Convention on Biological Diversity -- surprise, eh?
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'lance
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posted 24 March 2006 05:15 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Do you have a link, FM?

I'd like to read the fine print too, but more, I'd like to know who exactly is representing Canada at these talks.


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Frustrated Mess
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posted 24 March 2006 05:18 PM      Profile for Frustrated Mess   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Only a press release:

http://www.commondreams.org/news2006/0324-04.htm


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Bookish Agrarian
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posted 24 March 2006 05:29 PM      Profile for Bookish Agrarian   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
This might help for more details

Ban Terminator

or try here

NFU Home page


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'lance
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posted 24 March 2006 05:41 PM      Profile for 'lance     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Thanks, Bookish Agrarian.
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Tehanu
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posted 24 March 2006 05:44 PM      Profile for Tehanu     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Excellent news!
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Michelle
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posted 25 March 2006 10:03 AM      Profile for Michelle   Author's Homepage     Send New Private Message      Edit/Delete Post
Awesome news indeed!

Let's discuss it here.


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