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29 Jun 2006
Iceland
Work has already begun on a series of gigantic dams in the eastern highlands of Iceland, including the massive Karahnjukar dam. The Karahnjukar dam, is designed to provide hydro-electric power for a massive aluminum smelter owned by the US multinational corporation Alcoa. The company plans to close two of its smelting plants in the US and to open new ones in Iceland, using the electricity from the government-subsidized dams to reduce costs. The project is contracted to be built by known war profiteer Bechtel.
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Interview with Shell to Sea campaingers from a solidarity camp.

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FRUIT takes up the challenge of elevating the ecological knowledge of consumers and encouraging a way of life that is friendly to the environment. We want consumers to be conscious of the entire life of a product, from production to utilization, and not just what they see in the stores. Consumers must be aware that every phase of a product's life influences the environment and ourselves.

Free Soil has produced a run of FRUIT wrappers, a website, and a traveling installation as part of an initiative to inform people about alternative food systems and local food movements. The wrappers are disseminated throughout the food chain by piggybacking on oranges. Information will be carried through the food system and into the hands of consumers. The wrapper holds information on a variety of aspects concerning food movements, transport and urban farming. Get your daily dose!

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