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One in a billion: born on a Mumbai commuter train

Neither monsoon nor gender can put a dampener on surprise birth, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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A Mogadishu soup kitchen feeds the hungry

The relief programme is a lifeline for destitute Somalis, as thousands flee acute food shortages in rural areas.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Monsoon blues

Longed-for rain has a sting in its tail as climate-change impacts wreak havoc on India’s farming communities, reports Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Money’s no object – to creating floods

Emma Fordham laments the government’s ‘environmental stewardship’ that has caused the devastation of Britain’s natural flood defence.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Four million in need of humanitarian assistance in South Sudan

A dispatch from aid worker Rosie Crowther at Christian Aid who warns of a growing emergency largely ignored by the British media.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Moving mountains to help mothers

Nicholas Metherall visits Indonesia to find out why so many women are missing out on the healthcare they need.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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What lies behind the recent surge of Amazon deforestation

Richard Schiffman talks to scientist Philip Fearnside on what’s driving the clearing of the Amazon forest.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Escaping carbon slavery: the view from Nigeria

The climate negotiations have done worse than nothing to prevent climate change. Nigerian activist Adesuwa Uwagie-Ero suggests paths toward climate justice.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Mexico’s ‘worst environmental disaster in modern times’

Jen Wilton investigates the murky waters of an August 2014 chemical spill which is still rocking the boat in Mexico. .…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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Talking about a (concrete) revolution

City gardeners and construction developers may be strange bed-fellows – but it’s a promising union, writes Wayne Roberts.…

  • Tue Jul 5 13:59:00 2016
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