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July 2008

Ecuadorian leader Rafael Correa has said that his government is prepared not to extract oil from Yasuní National Park, a part of the Amazon rainforest - if Ecuador is compensated by the international community by at least $350 million per annum for the next 10 years.

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Anarchy Alive!

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Taxi

The simple – and brilliant – premise of Khaled Al Khamissi's Taxi is to bring together 58 short fictional dialogues with some of...

Mr Love & Justice

*Bragg* tempers the unfashionable humanity of his songs with a sad acknowledgement of current realities.
Starved by the system

Starved by the system

The companies making a killing from the food crisis

Mariza Box

For anyone interested in the past, present and future of this uniquely Portuguese melancholy, the *Mariza Box* is a handsome...

Chocolate City

A wonderful documentary that tells the story of 400 families who were forced from their housing project in the shadow of Capitol...

Costing the earth

*Adam Ma’anit* navigates the snakepits of global carbon trading in the context of Yasuní.
A crude dilemma

A crude dilemma

Calm the panic or delay the inevitable?

FOK-U: the Façade Of Kindness & Understanding

A seminar in effective leadership (PR & spin) by *Peter Greenwall*

The Yasuní National Park oil blocks

The five oil concession regions in Yasuní National Park

A hold-up at the bank

*Maria Golia* tackles taboos about money in Cairo.
Non-Iron Lady

Non-Iron Lady

*Anna Chen* explores the battle of the non-iron lady vs the planet-hating peacock with an ode to crinkles for good measure.

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