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The good, the bad and the Yasuni

Cheers for the Ecuadorian Government, which has extended its deadline for saving the Yasuni rainforest, but boos to their new plan, which will turn it into a giant carbon offset. .…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Blame Canada!

Yesterday I took part in an action to expose the way Canada's blocking the climate talks so they can keep extracting oil from the Tar Sands.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Native Spirit Festival

The Native Spirit Festival in London.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Tribal revival

Guess which country the Radio New Internationalist team is talking about today? Its indigenous people - still struggling for rights to their land and resources - often live in shanty communities overrepresented by the unemployed, drug addicted, and alcoholic. Fringe-dwellers, they die much earlier than non-indigenous people, and suffer a range of chronic health problems. Many non-indigenous people say that these folk need to be integrated into mainstream society, but the standard of education…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - First ever Radio NI broadcast

The first-ever Radio New Internationalist hits the airwaves with Timor Lestes (East Timors) First Lady - Kirsty Sword Gusmo- in the co-hosts chair. Married to President Xanana Gusmo and anactive campaigner for the people of the poorest country in Asia, sheillustrates the issues facing freedom fighters once they gainindependence..…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Indigenous Groups sound the REDD Alert

I'm currently writing an article for our forthcoming issue of the New Internationalistmagazine that looks at some of the potential dangers of relying oncarbon markets for preserving forests and biodiversity. The globalcarbon market is worth $64 billion but has yet to produce much in theway of reductions in emissions. It has however delivered huge profitsto some of the world's worst polluters who have been investing heavilyin carbon trading, offsets and 'environmental services'.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Zapatistas threatened

We have received an urgent appeal from the Zapatistas in La Garrucha, Chiapas, Mexico's southernmost state. It reached us via latinlasnet in Australia, where more information and contacts can be found. Since their uprising on 1 January 1994, the Zapatistas have beenunder constant threat of from military and paramilitary forces.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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The news from Copenhagen: bullying and back-room deals

The Copenhagen climate talks have only just begun, but already there's evidence that an unjust deal favouring industrialized countries is surreptitiously being struck.…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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Radio New Internationalist - Unnatural resources

Campaigners from Nigeria, Nevada, Darfur and England take a seat attodays table to discuss human rights abuses by oil companies, acts ofgenocide by governments, and how the worlds indigenous peoples arebeing robbed of their DNA. Co-host Nnimmo Basseyfrom the NGO Environmental Rights Action in Nigeria shines a spotlighton a range of African issues as he exchanges ideas with todays guest. Becky Tinsley,Director of Waging Peace, talks about how the Chinese, UK and USGovernments have fuelled the…

  • Fri Jul 8 08:20:00 2016
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