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by Elmar Stellnberger

dbschemacmd v1.1

Categoria: programs,
Fonte: dbschemacmd,
Língua: en,
Tipo:
update
.
A tool to normalize database schemata. bugfix: a forgotten reverse in the code of v1.0.5 made the results of BCNF-splitting anti-optimal; update to keysTreeAlgo avoids generating duplicate nodes which need to be sorted out later; better documentation of keysTreeAlg and mincoverage; C-FSL v1.1 (+corrected spelling error).



Stop New Oil Drilling at the Home of the Waorani People

Categoria: general,
Fonte: action,
Língua: en,
Tipo:
new
.
The Ecuadorian government has announced the auction of 16 new oil concessions covering nearly seven million acres of roadless, primary forest in the south-central Amazon. The Waorani people who live there oppose these plans as the impact on their communities could be devastating. Besides this the exploitation of new oil fields would harm the fulfillment of the Paris agreement.



Speak up to Defend an Indigenous Earth Defender!

Categoria: general,
Fonte: action,
Língua: en,
Tipo:
update
.

On May 13th unknown assailants attacked the home of Salomé Aranda at her house threatening her and her family. Salomé is a Kichwa leader in the Ecuadorian Amazon and an outspoken critic of Italian oil giant ENI …

Ashaninka leader Benki Piyãko who was threatened to be killed and thereby arrested because of 'reputational damage' against his persecutors in Brazil has been released and is free again.




100% Organic Farming would be Possible in Austria

Categoria: general,
Fonte: info,
Língua: en,
Tipo:
new
.

Austria could be supplied with 100% of food from organic farming when reducing the waste of food by 25% or the meat consumption by 10%. The public sector could foster organic farming by a better allocation of existing subsidies and by serving organic food at public institutions like school.

Unfortunately the use of slag from mining which contains heavy metals is still allowed for building streets in Austria.




Film: The Borneo Case

Categoria: general,
Fonte: info,
Língua: en,
Tipo:
new
.
The film 'The Borneo Case' is now online at the homepage of arte. The film itself is in German while 5 short films about the background are in English with German subtitles (1/5 - 5/5). It shows the successful fight of people around the Bruno Manser Fonds and at Radio Free Sarawak lead by Clare Rewcastle Brown against the curruption of the Taib family in Malaysia which is tied to forest destruction, illegal logging and the creation of new palm oil plantations. The revelations have been successful so far so that minister president and minister for finance and forestry Abdul Taib Mahmud has resigned after protests. The new minister for forestry said that he does not want to give new permissions for logging and oil palm plantations in Sarawak.