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  • Three Greenpeace Canada Campaign Offices
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    Greenpeace Historical Background The Greenpeace organization was formed in 1971 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. It was originally formed to stop nuclear testing in a small island called Amchika in Alaska. A small group of people sailed from Vancouver to Alaska in a small fishing boat determined to stop the testing. Mandate / Mission StatementGreepeace's mission is to stop oil drilling in the ocean, halt the killing of all species (mostly endangered ones), nuclear testing, pollution, and ...
  • Greenpeace And Their Forests Greenpeace
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    The year 1996 is a year of celebration for greenpeace. They are celebrating their 25th year anniversary. Everything start de in 1969; Members were part of the Dont make a wave committee in vancouver. This committee was founded by Jim Bohlen. He was a forty-three year old American and was a composite-materials researcher. Another founder of the committee was Irving Stowe; he was a Philadelphia lawyer. A jew who had joined the Quaker religion. Paul Cote, a canadian lawyer in his mid twenties who h...
  • Sino Indian Relations
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    203 Appendix THE CHANGING POLITICAL-MILITARY ENVIRONMENT: SOUTH ASIA Ashley J. TellisThe security environment in South Asia has remained relatively un-settled since the Indian and Pakistani nuclear tests of May 1998. The Indian government's efforts to publicly emphasize the challenges China posed in the weeks leading up to those tests-after more thana decade of mostly sotto voce complaints-served to rupture the or- process of normalizing Sino-Indian relations. This process always possessed a cer...
  • Country With A Powerful Military
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    Why We Never Need to Worry about World Peace World Peace is something that will never happen. Too many countries have too much military power and don't want to give in to any other country. War is something that the world is going to have to deal with because there has been very few years over the history of the world that have been war free. Like one quote by an unknown author says, 'Peace is rare: less than 8% of the time since the beginning of recorded time has the world been entirely at peac...
  • Nuclear Weapons And The Test Ban Treaty
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    For almost a half a century, the United States and the U.S.S.R. fought a nuclear arms war, the "Cold War". The "Cold War" officially ended August 19, 1991, when the Soviet Union collapsed. Ironically, the war ended without a battle or a shot fired. In fact, nuclear weapons have only been used once. In the Second World War, the United States dropped two nuclear bombs, one on Hiroshima, the other on Nagasaki. So, what is the future of the Nuclear Weapons Policy, housed in the United States? For no...
  • Best Use Of Their Resources Greenpeace Australia
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    Greenpeace is an independent organization campaigning to ensure a just, peaceful, sustainable environment for future generations. It began in Canada in 1971 and today has a presence in more than 40 countries with 2.4 million supporters worldwide. Greenpeace Australia was founded in 1977 and today we have more than 75,000 supporters. Prevent dangerous climate change by phasing out fossil fuels (oil, coal, gas) and replacing them with clean renewable energy such as solar. Use the 2000 Olympic Game...
  • Testing Of Nuclear Weapons
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    Nuclear Weapons Eric SajoResearch and Writing 12-210/21/96 Mrs. Krantz A Nuclear weapon is any weapon that gets its destructive power from the transformation of matter in atoms into energy. They include missiles, bombs, artillery shells, mines and torpedoes. Another name for nuclear weapons are Atomic bombs or Hydrogen bombs. The United States was the first country to ever use a Nuclear weapon in battle against Japan. The major arguments for a test ban was first proposed in the 1950's. Today, ho...
  • Nuclear Test Site
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    Nuclear testing was a global issue during the 1960's. With threats of nuclear war from the communist countries of the Russia, Cuba and China, the United States was anxious to protect itself with a nuclear arsenal of its own. After the nuclear bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki to end World War II, the United States did additional nuclear tests in the Marshall Islands, Nevada and New Mexico. General knowledge of nuclear radiation was minimal to the public at that time and the United States governm...
  • Safe Nuclear Waste Disposal
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    In recent years, a new force has been introduced to the struggle for environmental protection. The world's military looms as an ominous threat above our fragile eco-system. Even during years of peace, the military's havoc is wreaked 'Not in some remote sandbox or sea lane, but within the heart of a rapidly unraveling planetary ecology, whose intricate web of intertwined lives, often trigger complex feedback processes. ' (Thomas). The greatest crime perhaps is the slow murder of the planet. The w...
  • Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
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    The United States, once a defender of world peace and an international police power, seems today to be loosening the grip that has in the past prevented so much violence through out the world. At a time when "renegade" nations are arming with nuclear weapons, the Senate has voted not to ratify the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty, a document that in the President's words "is critical to protecting the American people from the dangers of nuclear war". This is a gravely erroneous decision by ...
  • Fermi's Discoveries And Theories
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    Enrico Fermi was one of the greatest minds ever and one of, if not the most, influential nuclear scientist's ever. His work on the atomic bomb and nuclear transformations would earn him the Nobel Prize and a reputation for brilliance his whole life. Fermi was truly one of the greatest minds of our time. Born in Rome, Italy in 1901 Fermi was a hard worker until he died in 1954. He first became interested in science after the death of his older brother Giulio. At the age of 16 Fermi left for colle...

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