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Brexit, chemicals legislation and the UK defence sector

Peacetime environmental legislation can help reduce the use of hazardous materials in conflicts. In this blog Linsey Cottrell and Doug Weir examine the impact of EU REACH legislation on the European defence industry, and the implications of a hard Brexit for efforts to reduce the polluting footprint of the UK MoD.

This #PenguinAwarenessDay we're thinking about the Magellanic penguins on the Falkland Islands. They've been living with land mines for 35 years. They don't set them off and since they keep people out it's worked out OK for them:

Magellanic penguins (Chile)

The penguins that would not explode

The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands 35 years ago have been a blessing for penguins, which are not big enough to trigger explosions. But now th...

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Profoundly depressing to see the use of protected areas as a tool of occupation in the #WestBank. "Israel has 96 nature reserves and 14 national parks in the West Bank, despite it being a violation of international law." #opt #PERAC

Palestinians to lodge UN complaint after Israel announces new nature…

Israel has announced that it will open seven new nature reserves in the occupied West Bank, the first time it has made such a move in 25 years. The co...

www.independent.co.uk

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This #PenguinAwarenessDay we're thinking about the Magellanic penguins on the Falkland Islands. They've been living with land mines for 35 years. They don't set them off and since they keep people out it's worked out OK for them:

Magellanic penguins (Chile)

The penguins that would not explode

The minefields laid in the Falkland Islands 35 years ago have been a blessing for penguins, which are not big enough to trigger explosions. But now th...

www.bbc.co.uk

Profoundly depressing to see the use of protected areas as a tool of occupation in the #WestBank. "Israel has 96 nature reserves and 14 national parks in the West Bank, despite it being a violation of international law." #opt #PERAC

Palestinians to lodge UN complaint after Israel announces new nature…

Israel has announced that it will open seven new nature reserves in the occupied West Bank, the first time it has made such a move in 25 years. The co...

www.independent.co.uk

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