Is it true?
Vr. Richard Bejsak-Colloredo-Mansfeld
ricardo at ANS.COM.AU
Mon Dec 18 09:14:13 CST 2000
I would like to no if this is true or hoax? Ricardo
War Resisters League <http://www.warresisters.org>
...BIO-DIVERSITY VS. MILITARY DEVASTATION
The [U.S.] Pentagon's assault on the environment promotes undemocratic
impairs economic fairness, prevents environmental recovery, deters
promotes legal double standards and undermines biodiversity. When the
to the 1992 Rio Earth Summit demanded a discussion of the environmental and
development impact of militarism, the U.S. vetoed their effort. Global
spending costs about $1.9 million per minute-- three to five times the
spent on environmental repair. Those resources could be better used to
* Two days' worth of military spending could halt the spread of deserts.
* Four days' worth could create a five-year plan to protect remaining
* Five minutes' worth could protect endangered species and combat ocean
pollution for one year...
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