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Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Living in the eye of the storm

The devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines brings back memories of a similar tragedy two years ago, writes Iris Gonzales.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Spaniel vision

Early this morning I cycled into the nearby town to buy the dailynewspaper. The place might well be described as unpretentious; an oldchurch, the remnants of a village, a railway station, surrounded byfeatureless 20th century suburban sprawl. But is has a Town Council, aleisure centre (including a swimming pool, where the showers, I’m told,can come in quite handy) and, on the signs around its ill-definedperimeter, the words: ‘A Fairtrade Town’.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Head in the (tar) sand

Canadians and Americans are in denial!.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Myths and madness

Suggestions that Africa should reduce its population in order to avert climate disaster are completely wide of the mark. It’s not population we should be controlling, but consumption.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Amazon knock back is sign of strength!

New Internationalist's co-editor Vanessa Baird is reassured by the Asháninka community's refusal to talk to journalists in Peru, where she is investigating indigenous resistance to mega-projects.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Anita Roddick

It’s not often I get a pang of grief from the mass media, but I gotone from the news of the sudden, premature death of Anita Roddick. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The water crisis at home

The people of Bangalore need to be active in finding local solutions to preserve a vital resource, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Burma: Dizzying efficiency

Sometimes the urge to fling the nearest available projectile at thetelevision set can take some suppressing. I found myself strugglingwhen, during the course of a news item on Burma, the anchor mentionedthe military junta winning the country’s referendum on a new constitution. A strangulated ‘Aaaargghhh!’ emerged nonethless.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Brutality in Bagua

Stephanie Boyd reports from Cuzco, Peru, on the furore following the massacre of indigenous protesters.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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