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Unformatted text preview: contamination of the earth,air and the oceans.Probably,the most important achievements in these topic is the signing of Comprehensive Test Ban Treaty (CTBT) by The Security Council of the UN, France, USA, Russia and China.Greenpeace organizations role in this treaty can not be underestimated.They protested the French government for nuclear testing.They even collected signatures of seven million people to stop testing of nuclear weapons (1995).Another example can be given about the contamination of the oceans.After three years of heavy protests,the oil company Shell agreed to close down its offshore installation,the Brent Spar in 1998.In addition to this application, a global agreement for the elimination of highly toxic man-made chemicals (Persistent Organic Pollutants) was established in May 2001 becuse of heavy Green pressure....
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This note was uploaded on 03/16/2012 for the course FENS 101 taught by Professor Selçukerdem during the Fall '12 term at Sabancı University.
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