Issue of March, 17, 2007
Iraq´s rivers have become giant sewers.
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Iraq Yet to Escape Environmental Nightmare
By Stephen Leahy
t the four-year mark under U.S.-led military occupation, Iraq's environmental outlook is dark, despite the vast quantities of money spent on recovery and conservation efforts.
El Niño Has Bigger Bite with Climate Change
By Bernarda Claure
olivia must prepare for more intense visits from El Niño, the cyclical climate phenomenon that has been given a boost from global warming, say experts.
LATIN AMERICA: Greater Effort Needed Against Desertification
Non-governmental organizations have called for more effective action to halt desertification in Latin America.
MEXICO: Green Living Begins at Home
An environmental clean-up project that since 2006 has been implemented at Mexico's Environment Ministry building could be applied to all of the government's environment offices beginning in May.
BRAZIL: Use the Internet to Protect Forests
The Network of Forest Peoples set up antennas and equipment to connect eight isolated Brazilian communities and 30 offices to the Internet with the aim of making them agents of environmental defense.
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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