Issue of January, 28, 2008
Wall being built in the middle of the Buenos Aires National Wildlife Refuge.
Credit: Matt Clark / Defenders of Wildlife
Border Wall Condemns Jaguars to Extinction
By Stephen Leahy*
n announcing that they are giving up efforts to help the jaguar population recover, U.S. authorities have handed a death sentence to the big cat that was once plentiful along the border with Mexico.
HONDURAS: Official Environmental Indifference
Citizen and ecologist groups have accused the Honduran government of failing to take an interest in the environmental problems afflicting the northern department of Colón.
LATIN AMERICA: Ministers Against Environmental Vulnerability
Latin America and the Caribbean and climate change, the cross-cutting nature of environmental policies, and integrated management of ecosystems will be the key issues at the 16th meeting of the region's Environment Ministers Forum, Jan. 30 to Feb. 1 in Santo Domingo.
ARGENTINA: Initiative for Commercial Recycling
A small shop that sells food in Argentina provides its clients with reusable cloth bags for their purchases, with the aim of reducing the volume of household garbage.
MEXICO: Environmental Authority Designation Disappoints
The Mexican Environmental Prosecutor's Office is condemned to remain on the sidelines for the next few years, say environmentalists, following the designation of Patricio Patrón as its new leader.
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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