Million-a-minute spending on arms vs. the ecology

Global military expenditure is approaching $1 million per minute and, even without world war, places the environment under constant strain, a UN report said Wednesday. "On any logical analysis the world cannot afford the arms race -- the developing countries least of all," it said. "Nuclear world war undoubtedly now constitutes the greatest single threat to man and is environment."

The report was presented by the Nairobi-based United Nations Environment Program in conjunction with the observance today (June 5) of Environment Day.

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