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Scotland Island - Western Shores - Mackeral Beach

- March 2005 -

Newsletter for Offshore Residents of Pittwater, Australia  Volume 7, Issue 77; March 2005     


Special  Edition

Island thinking

Next event will be by Dr Ariel Salleh
7.30pm Sat April 2nd at Jenni & Grahame’s, 111 Florence Terrace, 5 houses South of Eastern on Water side (Bring something warm if its a cool night)

Everyone welcome

Ariel will ask:

What is Ecological Ethics?
What is Genetic Engineering?
When do they meet?
And how do they touch our lives?

She will explore these questions drawing on some of her published work -
Ecofeminism as Politics [London: Zed Books & New York: St Martins, 1997] -
and experience as a social activist.

Below, a posting on GE trees from a London based research institute.
The Institute of Science in Society
Science Society Sustainability http://www.i-sis.org.uk

ISIS Press Release 28/02/05
GM Forest Trees – The Ultimate Threat

Genetically modified (GM) forest trees do not attract the same immediate health concerns as GM food crops. But in reality, they pose an even greater threat because they impact directly on natural forests that are essential for the survival of our planet.
Dr. Mae-Wan Ho and Prof. Joe Cummins, 28th February 2005

Full details on Web site.

For more info contact Jenni at jenni.cover@urnet.com.au or 9997 8724

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