Issue of December, 16, 2002
Spirulina 'Miracle' Invades Cuba
By Dalia Acosta
undreds of products made from this "miracle" algae fill supermarket shelves across the Caribbean island.
Fly-Fishing Fever in Patagonia
By Marcela Valente
Q & A
"The seed of respect"
By Néfer Muñoz
nvironmental crimes are crimes against humanity, not just against species of flora and fauna, says Helen Mack, a leading human rights activist in Guatemala. "The greatest utopia is a society the lives and feels the sublimity of nature," she said in a conversation with Tierramérica.
ly fishing is a sport that is quickly gaining followers around the world. But this approach to fishing is unique: although the objective is to catch salmon or trout, the sport is closely linked to nature conservation efforts.
Plan to Stop Garbage in Gulf
Belize, Guatemala and Honduras are to carry forward a joint program to halt the dumping of garbage and other pollutants in the western Gulf of Honduras, on the Atlantic Ocean.
COLOMBIA: Sea Turtle Release
Environmental officials in Colombia released some 300 sea turtles -- most of the carey species -- along the country's northern Caribbean coast as part of an effort to boost the turtle population, which is threatened by human activities.
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