Issue of January, 20, 2002
Monarchs without a Throne
By Diego Cevallos
n their annual 5,000-km migratory ritual, not all monarch butterflies reach protected sanctuaries. Many alight in other locations in Mexico, where the silence of the forest takes them in and anonymity protects them.
The Return of the "Bird Children"
By Sandra Guijarro
rom October to March, the Magellan penguins return to land after months at sea, arriving in southern Chile to mate, creating a stirring spectacle for the humans fortunate enough to observe them.
steroids stimulate our imaginations about outer space because these relatively small celestial bodies, which share our solar system, pose a danger to life as we know it a large one should happen to collide with Earth.
VENEZUELA: The Transformation of a Zoo
The National Parks Institute proposes to renovate the Las Delicias zoo located in north-central Venezuela at the foot of the Henri Pitier National Park, one of the country's most important nature preserves.
COSTA RICA: Environmental Video Contest
The non-governmental Terra Nostra Association is organizing its third Central American Environmental Video Contest to urge filmmakers to produce audiovisual works with ecological content.
BRAZIL: Ecology at the World Social Forum
Environmental issues will have a prominent role at the World Social Forum II, which from Jan 31 to Feb 5 will draw non-governmental organizations and progressive-minded intellectuals and politicians to Porto Alegre, in southern Brazil, to discuss the construction of "another possible world."
TANZANIA: Hundreds of Elephants Massacred
A stockpile of 1,255 elephant tusks, the product of poaching, was found in Dar es Salaam, the Tanzanian capital, in what the International Fund for Animal Welfare (IFAW) called a dramatic wake-up call about the future of the African elephant.
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
Sign up for Tierramerica's free weekly newsletter!
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
In this section, Tierramérica shares letters from our readers. If you'd like to send us your comments, please write to:
Inter Press Service
The world's leading provider of information on global issues
THE WORLD BANK
Spanish Fund for Latin America and the Caribbean
In This Issue
Indicators for the Climate Crisis
EcoMobility is Gaining Ground, Step by Step
Mexico City Aquifer Could Be Recharged
Activists Call for Common Front to Defend Whales
Proposal to Compensate National Park for Water Supply
Copyright © 2013 Tierramérica. All Rights reserved