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Flying showers and parties

Asilent boat crept past the other day. A triangular red sail, slungaslant as if in Arabia, flapped in the calm above a man at least as oldas I am, lean and tanned, who paddled, gondola-fashion, from the stern.Progress was stately, slowed by the occasional brush with anoverhanging willow tree.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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My maiden voyage

A dapper couple wearing shorts arrive in an SUV and make off in a smartblue narrowboat. Smart boats are rarely lived in, more usually ‘leisurecraft’. British Waterways - a QUANGO - is apparently convinced thatthese craft represent the most profitable, and therefore the only,future for the inland waterways.…

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

A Green OPEC?

Despite the underwhelming emphasison climate change at the World Social Forum, there were a fewinteresting sessions and issues worth noting, many of which might nothave been labeled as strictly ‘climate change’ sessions.One in particular was a workshop on biofuels, organized by the Global Forest Coalition.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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'They remove boulders and cross rivers'

History most of us never get to hear about...…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Semi-organic grunge

News from the UN that, on average, 46,000 pieces of plastic float onevery square mile of ocean. Though shocking, it does not surprise menow. There must be a similar amount on the surface of rivers.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Not so hopeless after all

Marginally speaking: How women of Kalol fight for their rights - and win.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Making a difference

Small radical acts can add up to something, reckons Mgcini Nyoni.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Echoes of violence

Peru is plagued by civil unrest in the wake of the Bagua massacre.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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We are sorry!

The apology that wasn’t – from Shell to the Niger Delta – highlights all that remains wrong in the troubled region..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Calling for heads to roll

What began as a show of support for Peru’s Amazonian peoples has evolved into a full-fledged civil uproar – with anti-government marches, protests and strikes.…

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

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