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Infecting your computer with swine flu malware [Effect Measure]

Frequent readers here know we are fascinated with the similarities between computer viruses and real viruses. Both use their unwittingly infected hosts (computers or host cells) to make copies of themselves and in the process can cause varying degrees of sickness. It's hard to give any solid criteria which will differentiate one as qualitatively different than the other (except perhaps one is purely carbon based). But now you don't have to choose. You can have both at once:

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International Year of Biodiversity 2010

The UN-declared International Year of Biodiversity marks the 2010 Biodiversity Target aiming to significantly reduce the rate of biodiversity loss by this date.

UNESCO joins the Convention on Biological Diversity, the lead UN body and other UN, international and national partners to make the IYB an effective instrument to advance the cause of biodiversity conservation. During the Year, UNESCO will lead several activities which aim to educate and to raise public awareness on the reasons for conserving biodiversity, to fill the gaps in our knowledge of biodiversity and to catalyze further international action for its sustainable use.

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Website appeal to fund family planning ‘to cut CO2′

3/12/2009 BBC  Meeting the demand for family planning in poor nations is a cheap and effective way to cut CO2 emissions, a new website initiative claims.The UK-based Optimum Population Trust says fast-rising population levels lead to growing emissions. The website is urging wealthy people to offset their own CO2 emissions by funding contraception programmes. It [...]

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I have inquired with them whether links count as references. re: http://ff.im/beKZB

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Why do climate deniers hold sway in Australia? by Fred Pearce

3/12/2009 BBC If Australia does not silence its sceptics and reduce its emissions there is a real risk of the nation becoming uninhabitable.Whatever happens in Copenhagen this month, Australia’s climate policy will still be in a mess. Australia is the hottest and driest continent on Earth. Parts have been embroiled in record drought for the [...]

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What about signing with a group pseudonym (something like D H J Polymath;... re: http://ff.im/beKZB

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