Issue of January, 25, 2011
Caudalosa workers clean up mining tailings in the Opamayo River
Credit: Milagros Salazar/IPS
Environmental Crime Doesn't Pay in Peru
By Milagros Salazar
he Peruvian Environment Ministry's public prosecutor will present an initiative in February to channel fines to pay for the damaging effects of mining, logging and oil drilling.
Sergio de Otto
Credit: Personal files of De Otto
"It's Essential to Change the Energy Model"
Clarinha Glock interviews SERGIO DE OTTO, of Spain's Fundación Renovables
he global dispute between fossil fuel interests and those developing alternative technologies has spilled onto the Spanish battlefield.
BRAZIL: Waters Run Dirty
Brazil's rivers are increasingly polluted, according to SOS Mata Atlântica, a non-governmental organization that tested water quality of many water sources in 12 states, plus the federal district of Brasilia.
HONDURAS: Preparing for Dam Construction
With plans to begin construction in February, the Patuca III hydroelectric complex, in the northeastern Honduran department of Olancho, will require an investment of 250 million dollars, according to official sources.
MEXICO: More Endangered Flora and Fauna
The number of species in danger of extinction increased in recent years in Mexico, and the government has failed to protect them, denounce environmental groups.
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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