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Air Wars

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The only agreement of equal access airline negotiations, concluded so far, though, is with the tiny Netherlands, a pact that followed Northwest’s deal with KLM.

The British are coming! The British are coming! And this time, they’re not coming by land or sea, but by air! That cry of alarm can be heard in Dallas, Chicago and Atlanta these days, as leaders of the top U.S. airlines wail about a threat to their hard-won global…

Too Many People

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The typical landscape might resemble the Netherlands: a crowded, monotonous tableau in which no aspect of nature is free from human manipulation, says environmentalist D. Meadows.

The state of the environment in the latter part of the next century will be determined largely by one factor: human population. If the species doubles its numbers by 2050, to nearly 11 billion, humanity may complete the devastation that accelerated so steeply in this century. Such unabated expansion in…

A Reliable Bag of Tricks

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At the expo World Fair in Sevilla, the Netherlands’ eco-pavilion is exemplary, novel and fun. An open steel superstructure crisscrossed by escalators and ramps.

SHOW: “WILLIAM M. HARNETT”

WHERE: METROPOLITAN MUSEUM OF ART, NEW YORK CITY

WHAT: 19TH CENTURY STILL LIFES

THE BOTTOM LINE: An overblown look at work that exemplifies the delights — and limits — of skillful realism.

FOR SOME DECADES NOW, THE eye-fooler William Harnett (1848-92) has been one of the…

The Beef Against . . . Beef

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In the Netherlands manure from pigs poses a major ecological threat, defiling water supplies with excessive nitrates and acidifying local soils.

VERMIN. THE WORD reminds most people of cockroaches scuttling across kitchen floors and rats skulking in dark basement corners. But to Jeremy Rifkin, the environmental movement’s most prominent polemicist, vermin are big, brown-eyed ungulates that graze the rolling countryside, chew their cud and moo. In his controversial new book, Beyond…

World Notes Germany

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Germany found itself mired in the increasingly heated European debate over drug legalization. In the Netherlands 2,000 coffeehouses openly sell marijuana and hashish.

Germany found itself mired in the increasingly heated European debate over drug legalization last week when an appellate judge in Lubeck declared the < country’s laws against marijuana and hashish unconstitutional. In a ruling that must now be tested in the nation’s highest court, Judge Wolfgang Neskovic overturned the…

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