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Facing the forest entrepreneurs

Communities are scrambling to protect their lands from tree plantations multiplying in Mozambique's northern highlands…

  • Wed May 1 09:12:00 2013
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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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The smallholders’ last stand

A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’…

  • Wed May 1 06:56:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Taking DRAXtic action on biomass

Oliver Munnion from Biofuelwatch explains why the group is holding a protest at the Drax AGM against the company’s coal conversions.…

  • Fri Apr 12 09:51:00 2013
  • Rank: 100

Philippines must tackle its human trafficking shame

As the UN puts pressure on the Aquino government, Iris Gonzales considers the way forward.…

  • Mon Nov 12 05:53:00 2012
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No Dash For Gas is just the beginning

For a week activists occupied the chimneys of West Burton power station, firing the starting gun on a new British energy battle.…

  • Mon Nov 5 06:27:00 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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Is it curtains for Fair Trade?

With corporates swarming all over the trade justice brand, David Ransom says Fair Trade must stick to its founding ideals or throw in the towel.…

  • Wed Sep 12 07:44:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

Slavery still widespread in Mauritania

Shortly after modern-day slave masters are sent to prison in the UK, Iris Gonzales reminds us the practice is still alive in parts of Africa.…

  • Mon Jul 16 06:50:00 2012
  • Rank: 100

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
  • Rank: 100

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