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British aid is helping agribusiness carve up Africa

Instead of lifting people out of poverty, the government is lining the pockets of ruthless global corporations, explains Miriam Ross.…

  • Mon Apr 14 06:57:00 2014
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Rubber barons are robbing Cambodia and Laos

A new report from Global Witness reveals the links between Vietnamese land-grabbing companies and Western financial institutions.…

  • Mon May 13 05:22:00 2013
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Time to slash Europe’s land footprint

As the need grows for Europe to use more of the Earth than it has between its borders, Ian Fitzpatrick argues its consumption must be measured.…

  • Thu Apr 4 06:16:00 2013
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Frankglenstrata: the birth of a mining monster?

The takeover of Xstrata by the equally monstrous Glencore is bad news for human and environmental rights, says Richard Solly.…

  • Tue Nov 20 08:56:00 2012
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You can’t replace a forest

Calling a plantation a ‘forest’ is like branding a big swimming pool a ‘lake’ says Friends of the Earth’s Isaac Rojas.…

  • Fri Sep 21 11:01:00 2012
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Amy Hall

Amy Hall is a journalist from Cornwall, now based in Brighton, England…

  • Tue Jul 31 03:00:00 2012
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Introducing... The Eight Great Greenwashers

Ahead of the Rio +20 Earth Summit, Danny Chivers exposes the canny, crafty and plain deceitful claims of corporations co-opting 'sustainability'…

  • Fri Jun 1 10:38:00 2012
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Dirty hands – the World Bank’s role in land-grabbing

As delegates gather at the World Bank Conference on Land and Poverty, two videos expose what happens when community land is taken over by private interests.…

  • Mon Apr 23 10:55:00 2012
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Sumatra: this land is my land

Daniel Pye reports from Indonesia on a dogged resistance by rural communities to plantation companies’ violent land-grabbing.…

  • Fri Jan 6 06:04:00 2012
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Occupy Wukan: A call for solidarity action

We are the 99 per cent – but so are the residents of a Chinese village who are protesting against land-grabbing…

  • Thu Dec 15 11:36:00 2011
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