Issue of April, 16, 2011
Sea turtles are among the larger animal species whose reproduction could be seriously affected.
Credit: Mauricio Ramos/IPS
Impacts of BP Oil Spill Remain Hidden in Mexican Waters
By Emilio Godoy
esearchers believe that the BP oil spill’s effects on the Mexican portion of the Gulf of Mexico will become evident in the coming years.
Farmers from the Ojos de Agua Forest of the Future Association defend a 2,400-hectare area of forest.
Credit: Milagros Salazar/IPS
PERU: Guardians of the Dry Forest
By Milagros Salazar
pplauded even by sceptics, 16 local farmers have managed to conserve 2,400 hectares of forest in northern Peru.
BRAZIL: Madeira River Home to World’s Greatest Fish Diversity
The Madeira River, the largest tributary of the Amazon, is the river with the greatest diversity of fish species in the world, according to a recent study by the Federal University of Rondônia.
MEXICO: Ban on Toxic Insecticide Demanded
A network of environmental organisations is calling on the Mexican government to prohibit the sale of the insecticide endosulfan.
ARGENTINA: Campaign to Oppose Nuclear-Generated Electricity
A network of environmental organisations in Argentina has launched a campaign to get electricity users to tell their service providers that they do not want electricity generated by nuclear power.
HONDURAS: More Military Troops to Fight Forest Fires
The Honduran Congress has authorised the creation of a contingent of 2,000 military troops specialised in controlling and combating forest fires.
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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