Issue of January, 14, 2001
Is Another World Possible?
By Mario Osava
eaders and representatives from social movements around the world are to meet in Brazil to debate ecological alternatives to what has been called the ''exclusive globalization'' promoted by the World Economic Forum, held annually in Davos, Switzerland
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The Earth's Cycles
n addition to energy, organisms require a supply of materials to live. These chemical elements are found in the biosphere but must be constantly recycled in order to maintain their availability. Following is an account of some of these cycles.
Scientists from 40 countries met in December in Mar del Plata, a city 400 km south of the Argentine capital, to compare studies about the effects of rising ultraviolet radiation on plants, animals and humans.
A Boost for Tourism
The Cuban government's official drive to expand eco-tourism could reach the island's network of national parks, which, say experts, have the necessary conditions to attract a great number of visitors.
Jungle in Danger
Mexico's federal government must intervene in the dispute between peasant farmers and indigenous peoples over the Chimalapas jungle, a conflict that threatens to destroy an area that is unique in the world, warns the non-governmental group 'Maderas del Pueblo' (Woods of the People).
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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Proposal to Compensate National Park for Water Supply
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