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India celebrates Novartis ruling

It is refreshing to hear a piece of good news that will impact on people living in poverty across the globe, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Cotton Pickin'

Cotton pickinFresh from an assignment in India, New Internationalist co-editor Richard Swift joins the radio team to pick the issues from the worlds cotton fields. Ninety-nine per cent of cotton farmers now live in the Global South two-thirds in India and China. Yet some in India estimate that only one per cent of the price of a cotton shirt brought in the West ends up in the hands of the farmers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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No water, no crops: how this year’s North American drought will impact you

Our governments need to wake up to the new reality of food insecurity, says Wayne Roberts..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Chicken à la injection

Wild stories fly around about chicken farming but the reality remains less than wholesome, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Join the bee buzz, David Cameron

The European insecticide ban is a forward-thinking step. Sandra Bell calls for support from Britain’s government.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Who profits from the 7 billion population frenzy?

Vanessa Baird on why, when it comes to human numbers, nothing sells like fear.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Bangalore’s urban agriculture boom

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on how Bangaloreans, fed up with soaring vegetable prices, are growing their own organic food.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Rio+20: The Great Greenwashers

The UN Earth summit will take place June 20-22. Here's introducing some of the worst environmental truth spinners trying to hijack the agenda. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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America fights to save its cornfields

A new herbicide linked to a slew of health defects is causing extreme worry for environmentalists in the US, says Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Climate change first hand

Mari Marcel Thekaekara on her experience of the world's crazy weather.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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