Dec 212010
 

Source: Latinamerica Press social movements propose agenda at international conference on climate change Social movements from around the world, with large representation from Latin America, arrived in Cancun, Mexico, for the 16th Conference of the Parties of the UN Climate Change Conference (COP), which took place from Nov. 29 to Dec. 10. They came to […]

Dec 212010
 

Source: International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) Full Report here Overview here The Rural Poverty Report 2011 provides a coherent and comprehensive look at rural poverty, its global consequences and the prospects for eradicating it. Released on 6 December 2010, the report contains updated estimates by IFAD regarding how many rural poor people there are in the developing world, poverty […]

Dec 212010
 

Source: The Real News Video: NAFTA + U.S. Farm Subsidies Devastates Mexican Agriculture More at The Real News Now joining us to talk about the role of American agribusiness in the Mexican economy is Timothy Wise. He’s director of the research and policy program at the Global Development and Environment Institute at Tufts University. Thanks […]

Dec 212010
 

Video: La Laguna Negra By Michael Watts Laguna Negra is a film that explores the core values of a subsistence farming community in Huancabamba (Peru), the way the fabric of this society has been threatened by large scale mining and the destructive outcome of imposing a capital intensive model of development on a society based […]

Dec 152010
 

Source: INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK                       “Industrialized society must redefine its’ relationship with the sacredness of Mother Earth” 1. Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground Leave the coal in the hole – the oil in the soil – the tar sand in the land. Offshore accidents prove oil and water don’t mix. Climate change is caused […]

Nov 282010
 

Fuente: Enlace Indigena  CAOI Foro de los Pueblos Indígenas Minería, Cambio Climático y Buen Vivir  Museo de la Nación, Lima, 18 al 20 de noviembre de 2010  Los pueblos indígenas, comunidades y organizaciones sociales del Abya Yala, hermanos de África y Europa, hijos de la Madre tierra, Reunidos en el Foro Minería, Cambio Climático y […]

Nov 282010
 

Source: CISPES On Thursday, November 25, seven members of the Environmental Committee of Cabañas (CAC) will face charges filed by the Canadian mining company Pacific Rim in the local Sensuntepeque Court of the Peace in Cabañas. Currently, Pacific Rim is suing the government of El Salvador for $77 million dollars in alleged “lost profits” using […]

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