Issue of March, 26, 2012
Indigenous baby and mother in Chihuahua, Mexico. Social movements want indigenous rights and gender equity included in the concept of sustainable development.
Credit: Mauricio Ramos/IPS
More Ecology, Less Economy for Rio+20
By Fabíola Ortiz
ndigenous people’s rights and gender equity should be addressed in discussions around sustainable development at Rio+20, say activists.
A woman buys jacks, used for fishing bait, at a market in Saint George’s.
Credit: Desmond Brown/IPS
Grenada Under Climate Stress
By Desmond Brown
ishing, agriculture and tourism are feeling the pains of climate change in Grenada, a small island state in the southeastern Caribbean.
HONDURAS: Promoting the Use of Biogas
The government of Honduras is studying ways to promote the generation of biogas from organic waste, to reduce the country’s dependence on imported oil.
BRAZIL: Raw Materials from the Northeast for Smart Packaging
The Brazilian Agricultural Research Corporation (EMBRAPA) has opened a laboratory in the northeast Brazilian city of Fortaleza for the development of biodegradable and edible packaging.
MEXICO: NGOs Denounce Delay in Clean Fuel Production
Environmental organizations have denounced that the Mexican government intends to postpone the production of ultra-low-sulfur diesel until 2015.
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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In This Issue
Indicators for the Climate Crisis
EcoMobility is Gaining Ground, Step by Step
Mexico City Aquifer Could Be Recharged
Activists Call for Common Front to Defend Whales
Proposal to Compensate National Park for Water Supply
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