Tuesday, January 26, 2010

The Campaign against an Uranium Mine in the Northern Territory

In Alice Springs a local Aboriginal band has hooked up with popular N.T. band Super Raelene Bros. to record a song in local Arrente and Luritja languages about the impact of proposed Uranium mine at Angela Pamela and the possible impact on the locals' health.

Basil Schild of Super Raelene Bros. talks about the impact on the local people and the campaign against the mine.

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For more information, please visit http://www.alec.org.au

Monday, January 25, 2010

A Pet is not just for Christmas

The average life expectancy for a dog is around 13 years and 15 years for a cat...some will live longer than 20 years. So when buying a pet as a gift whether for a child or an adult it's vital to consider who will care for the pet in the future...once the novety has warn off.

Ashley Fruno of PETA discusses the implications of owning a pet. It's not just for Christams. It can be up to 20 years....Many romantic relationships don't last that long!

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Check out PETA's website at http://www.peta.org/