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A popular term for a participant in the long-term ‘genius’ studies initiated in 1921 by Dr. LM Terman, who selected 1,521 children with IQs > 135 using the Stanford-Binet test

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Caption: Honourable Ben Amathila, Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Economics, Natural Resources and Public Administration, Dr Natalie Renkhoff, editor and facilitator and Ms Bertchen Kohrs, Director for Earthlife Namibia at the launch of the book "Powering Namibia into the future-Towards a sustainable energy production.
Earthlife Namibia claims that from the time the factory opened, Ramatex failed to comply with international environmental and social standards.
Earthlife Africa had argued that the ministry was obliged to afford the group a fair hearing before deciding to grant the authorization and failed to, that it failed to properly address the problems posed by nuclear waste or to consider safety issues by deferring to the national nuclear regulator.
In a response to Earthlife Namibia regarding the findings of the Oko Institut, the Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Trade and Industry stated: "Practically speaking we all need to understand that development and environment are two sides of the same coin, they are interlinked.
In the year leading up to the WSSD, Johannesburg-based EarthLife Africa and the Global Alliance for Incinerator Alternatives (GALA) urged the United Nations to make the WSSD a "zero waste" event, calling on the WSSD to eliminate waste, reduce the quantities and toxicities of materials used, and reuse, recycle or compost discarded materials.
On 26 April 2017, two Judges of the Western Cape High Court hearing an Application by Earthlife Africa and Another versus the Minister of Energy and five (5) Others, handed down Judgment in the following terms: - The Section 34 Determination of 2013, is unlawful and unconstitutional and is reviewed and set aside; The Section 34 Determination of 2016 is unlawful and unconstitutional and is reviewed and set aside.
The public is not properly informed about the dangers of nuclear energy, therefore a proper information campaign should be conducted across the country and thereafter a national referendum should be held on the issue, says Berthen Kohrs, chairperson of Earthlife Namibia.
As chairperson of Earthlife Namibia, she has challenged government and industry on controversial projects including the Epupa Hydro-Electric Scheme on the Kunene River, the Ramatex clothing factory in Katutura, and the current development of a new uranium mine in the Namib-Naukluft Park.
Their challenge was endorsed by two dozen prominent individuals, as well as environmental groups, trade unions and other civic groups including the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa, several branches of Earthlife Africa and the Environmental Justice Networking Forum, the International Labor Rights Information Group and Workers Organization for Socialist Action.
Organisations such as Earthlife Namibia has been lobbying against the development of nuclear energy in Namibia.