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Battered on all sides

It’s not just hurricanes that the people of Haiti are struggling against.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Grappling with climate change

Africans need to wake up to the challenges of global warming and tackle the problems head on.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Gustavo Esteva, the man who invented 'No Corn, No Country'

Gustava Esteva, one of Mexico's most distinguished economists andsenior civil servants during the 1970s, gave it all up to live thesimple life of a traditional peasant on three acres of land in thevillage of San Pablo Etla in Oaxaca, a province of mostly Indigenouspeoples in southern Mexico. From this perch on the world, which hecalls Mexico profundo, Esteva became one of the leading prophets ofthe developing Zapatista movement, later serving as their advisor innegotiations with the Mexican…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Drowned out

The poorest countries, who contribute the least to climate change and have the most to lose, are the countries with the smallest voice at the negotiation table.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Seeing but not believing

Of all the images that have emerged from cyclone-hit Burma, the mostshocking for me were the most long distance ones. NASA releasedsatellite images of the country before and after the cyclone. The‘after' image is barely recognizable - the amount of the Irrawaddydelta in the south that is now blue instead of green is staggering.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Of typhoons, climate change and rainy nights

With typhoon Megi wreaking havoc, Filipinos wait with bated breath: what next?.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Darkness visible

This morning I woke to find the river flowing in the wrong direction, the barge rising at an alarming speed. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Marginally speaking

Our new blogger Mari Marcel Thekaekara, based in India, considers stories that never hit the headlines. Read her first post here.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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beach life

Ten days into the Tahdiya, or ‘Calm’ between Hamas and Israel,we haven’t seen anything change here inside Gaza. In fact the only realdifference I’ve noticed is that over the last couple of weeks the powercuts have been worse than ever. Like many other people, I have powercuts at home for eight hours at a time now.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
  • Rank: 100

Paralympic sponsor deemed ‘not fit to work’

Anti-cuts and disabled rights groups promise ‘audacious, daring and disruptive’ week of action against Atos.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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