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27-29 October 1999: TechNet Europe - The 20th AFCEA Europe Symposium and Exposition, Renaissance Hotel, London Heathrow. AFCEA is a high technological weapons fair previously thrown out of Belgium and the Netherlands. Belgian parliament deemed AFCEA "politically and ethically undesirable in the EU". For details of demonstration and action against this 'exhibition' contact Campaigns Against Arms Trade, 11 Goodwin Street, Finsbury Park, London N4 3HQ. Tel: 0171 281 0297; Fax: 0171 281 4369; e-mail
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WORLDWATC H PAPER S No. 129 Anne Piatt INFECTING OURSELVES; How Environmental and Social Disruptions Trigger Disease. 79pp.
No. 133 David Malin Roodman PAYING THE PIPER; Subsidies, Politics and the Environment. 80pp.
No. 134 David Malin Roodman GETTING THE SIGNALS RIGHT; Tax Reform to Protect the Environment and the Economy. 66pp.
No. 136 Lester R Brown THE AGRICULTURAL LINK ; How Environmental Deterioration Could Disrupt Economic Progress. 73pp.
No. 137 Michael Rentier SMALL ARMS, BIG IMPACT; The Next Challenge of Disarmament. 77pp.
No. 138 Christopher Flavin and Seth Dunn RISING SUN, GATHERING WINDS; Policies to Stabilize the Climate and Strengthen Economies. 84pp.
No.141 John Tuxill LOSING STRANDS I N THE WEB OF LIFE; Vertebrate Declines and the Conservation of Biological Diversity. 88pp.
No. 142 Anne Piatt McGinn ROCKING THE BOAT; Conserving Fisheries and Protecting Jobs. 92pp.
No. 143 Lester R. Brown, Gary Gardner, Brian Halweil BEYOND MALTHUS: Sixteen Dimensions of the Population Problem. 89pp.
No. 144 Gary Gardner, Payal Sampat MIND OVER MATTER; Recasting the Role of Materials i n Our Lives. 60pp.
No. 146 Michael Rentier ENDING VIOLENT CONFLICT. 71pp.
No. 147 Molly O 'Meara REINVENTING CITIES FOR PEOPLE AND THE PLANET. 94pp.
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