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Earth Summit Monday, 17 March, 2003, 18:29 GMT
Protest banner at summit final session Bitterness clouds summit finale
Protesters target the United States as the World Summit in Johannesburg draws to an acrimonious close with a watered-down action plan.
Water tap Summit deal on drinking water
African ministers at the world summit set up a permanent council aimed at cutting by half the number of people on the continent without water.
Washington street scene Eco-action unclear for Americans
For environmentalists, the US is a symbol of out-of-control consumption and ecological indifference - Americans believe that more should be done but don't know what.
Dead Sea Dead Sea rescue plan unveiled
Jordan and Israel agree an ambitious project for a pipeline to replenish the shrinking Dead Sea, despite some Arab opposition.
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