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Waters rising, spirits falling

The arrival of the rainy season brings chaos to the streets of Manila – and it’s not all the fault of the weather, says Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Amidst the ruins, the grief

Homeless Gazans have beenleft trying to salvage something from the lives they used to have before theIsraeli military invaded, and changed their lives forever. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Shack dwellers’ struggle

South Africa’s poor have been battling for the right to stay on their land for decades and continue to do so, despite the Government upping the ante..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The No-Nonsense Guide to Human Rights

'Given the 1 billion hungry people in the world today and the need to increase global food production by 50% by 2050 under increasingly challenging conditions, you don’t have to be a greenie to lose sleep over climate change.'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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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
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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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