Issue of October, 25, 2004
Tests find up to 80 harmful chemicals in the blood of Europeans
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Chemical Industry Fights Regulation in Europe
By Julio Godoy
he industrial lobby is putting the brakes on European Parliament debate of a bill for regulating and ultimately eliminating certain toxic chemicals. The U.S. government also opposes the initiative.
Credit: Atilio Savino
''Yes to nuclear energy''
By Marcela Valente
rgentina's Secretary of Environment and Development, Atilio Savino, spoke with Tierramérica about his performance in office, which has come under fire from environmental groups.
MEXICO: Peasants Approve Anti-GM Corn Report
Indigenous communities in the southern Mexican state of Oaxaca applaud a report detailing how genetically modified maize has contaminated local cornfields. The study was prepared by the North American Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC).
ARGENTINA: Mining Pollution Denounced
Ecologists, academics and concerned citizens will present a complaint to UNESCO in December against the Argentine federal government and the government of the western province of San Juan for permitting mining activity by the Canadian firm Barrick Gold.
COLOMBIA: Water Not Fit to Drink
Half of the water that Colombians drink is not fit for human consumption, according to a study released Oct. 19 by a group of lawmakers.
Lessons From a Unique Decade
José Graziano da Silva *
Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future
José Graziano da Silva *
Why Inclusive Green Growth Can Sustain Recent Gains in Latin America
The Global Food Crisis and the Latin American Paradox
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Crisis Sows Community Gardens in Spain
CDs Become Weapon in Political Armoury
Private Interests Infiltrate G20 Summit
Pakistanis Blame CIA for Fresh Polio Cases
Setting Goals to Protect Half the Planet
Defining Green Economy May Stymie Rio Summit
"We All Have to Start Being City Changers"
Tension Around Possible Islamic State in Northern Mali
Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina
Biggest Economies Still Lagging on Renewables
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