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I’ll probably shift all over the place with photo topics for a while – variety is the spice of life!
This is a shot of Angus Cows and calves that I took for a story I was doing for product testimonials for an Animal Health products company. Ultimately this particular shot was selected by another publishing company as the feature front page photo for its specialist beef industry publication in 2011.

Posted by renrut01 on 2012-03-25 02:34:04

Tagged: , My-work , Cattle , Angus , Cows , Calves , Coorong , South-Australia , Grass , Agriculture , Beef … Read More

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International Law And The Right To A Healthy Environment As A Jus Cogens Human Right


To date, traditional international law does not consider human environmental rights to a clean and healthy environment to be a jus cogens human right. Jus cogens (“compelling law”) refers to preemptory legal principles and norms that are binding on all international States, regardless of their consent. They are non-derogable in the sense that States cannot make a reservation to a treaty or make domestic or international laws that are in conflict with any international agreement that they have ratified and thus to which they are a party. They “prevail over and invalidate international agreements and other rules of international law in conflict with them… [and are] subject to modification only by a subsequent norm… having the same character.” (1) Thus, they are the axiomatic and universally accepted legal norms that bind all nations under jus gentium (law of nations). For example, some U.N. Charter … Read More

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Hamer Tribe Woman, Turmi, Omo Valley, Ethiopia

The Hamar (or Hamer or Hammer) is a tribe with a total population of about over 35,000, which lives in Hamer Bena woreda, a fertile part of the Omo River valley, in the Debub Omo Zone of the Southern Nations, Nationalities, and Peoples Region (SNNPR). They are largely pastoralists, so their culture places a high value on cattle, the menaning of their life. There are at least 27 words for the subtle variations of colours and textures of a cattle! And each man has three names: a human, a goat and a cow name.
Honey collection is their major activity.They are as well semi nomadic and migrate every few months to find pastures for their goats and cattle. They have a special relationship with Bana-Bashada group than the others as they share a common language and culture.
Hamer society consists of a complex system of age groups. To pass from … Read More

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Top Three Gifts for People Who Love Zumba

Zumba is currently one of the top workout programs for people who are passionate about dancing as a way of burning off calories and who are looking for a fun way to exercise. Here are the top three gifts to give to people who just want more zumba in their lives!

  1. The Zumba Fitness Total Body Transformation DVD Set. This set has 4 DVD’s that have six different classes on them. There is a beginning tutorial that breaks down the steps. This set also includes 2 toning sticks that are used for the toning portion of the class. A guidebook and tips on incorporating a healthy diet are also included. With this DVD set you can set your own schedule and exercise in the privacy of your home.
  2. Zumba Fitness Video Games for Nintendo Wii, PlayStation 3 and XBox 360 is to be released in November of 2010. This is
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Posted by UON Library,University of Newcastle, Australia on 2013-10-21 05:04:29

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