Issue of January, 07, 2001
A New Target: Oil Company's Investors
By Danielle Knight
nvironmentalists boast of having pressured Fidelity Investments to sell off 60 percent of its shares in the US-based oil company that has commenced drilling operations in an indigenous-held area of Colombia. The investors say the sale was unrelated to the anti-oil campaign
"The Center of World Poverty"
ccording to World Bank projections, by 2020 Africa will have a food shortage of 250 million tons. If we do not take concerted steps to reverse the negative trends now, the global center of poverty will increasingly be rural Africa.
On the Verge of Impunity
Costa Rica has had a hard time cracking down on environmental crime because it lacks economic resources, specialized courts and solid government regulations, acknowledge two top officials.
A Giant Aquifer
Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay and Uruguay are to present a joint proposal before the Global Environment Fund for the management, protection and sustainable use of the Guaraní Aquifer.
- The environmental group Green Alternative will participate in Peru's April 8 general elections with candidates for the presidency and for parliament. The presidential hopeful is Alex Castillo, the party's secretary general, and among the likely parliamentary candidates are Gina Torrealba, former member of the national volleyball team, and several mayors.
Protecting Fishing Resources
The Chilean government has reduced the quota for the 'jurel,' or scad, catch from 1.20 million tons to 1.14 million tons annually, and for the first time set limits on fishing for anchovies, sardines and hake.
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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