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Political Art of current UK government::
1) Europe: "... change brings opportunities. An opportunity to begin to refashion...", D. Cameron
Euro crisis 'opportunity for UK' to reclaim powers - PM: BBC Online, 14 Nov. 2011.
2) Higher Education: Government "seizes the opportunity of a funding crisis to push through dramatic and irreversible changes" within higher education (structural changes conducive to privatisation).
Universities hit by 'blitzkreig': T.H.E. news in brief
3) National Health Service:
'Huge opportunities' for private companies, says minister: The Telegraph 7 Sep 2011
UK Deficit Watch:
1) UK's trade deficit widens under coalition government: BBC Online 9 Nov 2011
US Deficit Watch:
1) US 'super-committee' fails to agree on debt reduction plan as US government debt increases beyond 15 trillion dollars: BBC Online 22 Nov 2011
Net Migration and Infrastructure - UK:
1) Net migration to UK in 2010 reaches 1/4 million: BBC Online 23 Nov 2011
from the graph the net migration into the UK over the past 6 years is approx. 1.3 million
2) 'Affordable homes begun in England between Apr and Oct 2011 (6 months) = 454: BBC Online 23 Nov 2011
3) 'Shoebox homes' become the UK norm: BBC Online 14 Sep 2011
4) 102830 new homes built in England in 2010: Builders Blog 17 Feb 2011
Food Prices and the Arab Spring:
1) Guardian Article 17th July 2011
2) Telegraph Article 4 May 2011
Article No. 2 suggests that quantitative easing, whereby taxpayers money is given to bankers, is used by bankers to inflate food prices and other commodities.
1) Afghanistan: BBC Online 6 Oct 2011
Brazilian RainForest Watch:
1) Indigenous Tribe vs Ranchers: BBC Online 18th Nov 2011
1) Elephants vs Farmers: BBC Online 18th Nov 2011
2) Elephants vs Trains: BBC Online 23 Sep 2010
Papua New Guinea Watch:
1) Unique Night Flowering Orchid discovered in primeval forest: BBC Online 22nd Nov 2011
2) Rapid loss of primary forest in Papua New Guinea: Guardian Online 2 Jun 2008
1) Western black rhino extinct: BBC Online 10 Nov 2011
2) Javan rhino extinct in Vietnam: BBC Online 25 Oct 2011
3-6) South China tiger (to be declared): Javan tiger (1980s): Caspian tiger (1970s): Bali tiger (1940s). (year of extinction)
7) Chinese river dolphin (Baiji) extinct: BBC Online 8 Aug 2007
8) a)Iberian Lynx (Lynx pardinus) on the brink of extinction: WWF Online b)The Olive Press 27 Oct 2011
9) "Frankincense tree" (Boswellia papyifera) heading towards extinction: BBC Online 21 Dec 2011
Arms Trade Watch Egypt:
1) Cameron visits post Mubarak military rulers with trade delegation that includes arms dealers: BBC Online 21 Feb 2011
2) Egypt's military rulers worse than Mubarak claim Amnesty: BBC News Today 22 Nov 2011
Battles for Hearts and Minds - Afghanistan:
1) Collateral damage on children: BBC Online 24 Nov 2011
2) UK may return Afghan children next year: BBC Online 24 Nov 2011
3) Jan to Jun 2011 impact on civilians: BBC Online 14 Jul 2011
Battles for Hearts and Minds - Overspill in Pakistan:
1) Collateral damage in Pakistan: BBC Online 26 Nov 2011
The western region of Pakistan along the Afghan border contains about 1.7 million refugees according to UNHCR (16 Nov 2011)
Ethnic Cleansing Watch Libya and related:
1) 30,000 people (mainly descendants of black slaves) "cleansed" in Tawergha Libya: BBC online 12 Dec 2011
2) Nato 'failed to aid' Libyan migrant boat - Council of Europe report: BBC online 29 Mar 2012
Genocides and Massacres:
1) The Paris Massacre of 1961 (French police open fire on unarmed demonstrators): Wikipedia
Arts and Craft:
1) Kerry Howley: necklace
Tips On Being:
1) Kipling R., 1895
2) Schmich M., 1997
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