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Family Farmers Don’t Need Climate-Smart Agriculture

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Small farmers can look to options like agroecological intensification and innovation, without necessarily turning to climate-smart agriculture, which is promoted by the United Nations but has awakened doubts among global experts meeting in this Italian city. Alison Power, a professor at the Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology of Cornell University in New York state, […]

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World Bank Pushes Private Sector for Major Investments in Infrastructure

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The World Bank has initiated a major call to action for private sector investors around infrastructure projects in developing countries. World Bank Group President Jim Yong Kim on Thursday launched a new initiative, worth some 15 billion dollars, aimed at motivating banks, pension funds and other institutional investors to turn their focus to the pressing, […]

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Marine Litter: Plunging Deep, Spreading Wide

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Imagine a black-footed albatross feeding its chick plastic pellets, a baby seal in the North Pole helplessly struggling with an open-ended plastic bag wrapped tight around its neck, or a fishing vessel stranded mid-sea, a length of discarded nylon net entangled in its propeller. Multiply these scenarios a thousand-fold, and you get a glimpse of […]

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ANALYSIS: Europe’s Migrant Graveyard

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Since the end of the Cold War, the Mediterranean has become the most lethal of Europe’s barriers against irregular migration, having claimed nearly 20,000 migrant lives in the last two decades.   And the first nine months of 2014 indicate that the phenomenon is on the rise, with more migrant deaths than in any previous […]

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Drought Plagues Brazil’s Richest Metropolis

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Posted by admin 13 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
Agricultural losses are no longer the most visible effect of the drought plaguing Brazil’s most developed region. Now the energy crisis and the threat of water shortages in the city of São Paulo are painful reminders of just how dependent Brazilians are on regular rainfall. Nine million of the 21 million inhabitants of Greater São […]

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New Trains, New Hopes, Old Anguish

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The kids of Kodikaman, a dusty village straddling the newly laid railway line in Sri Lanka’s northern Jaffna District, enjoy a special treat these days. For hours on end, they wait expectantly at the edge of the rails for a track construction engine to pass by; when it nears, they rush to place metal coins […]

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Outgunned by Rich Polluters, Africa to Bring United Front to Climate Talks

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Posted by admin 24 days ago (http://www.ipsnews.net)
As climate change interest groups raise their voices across Africa to call for action at the COP20 climate meeting in December and the crucial COP21 in Paris in 2015, many worry that the continent may never have fair representation at the talks. The African Group noted during a May meeting in Ethiopia that while negotiations […]

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U.S. to Create National Plan on Responsible Business Practices

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The United States will begin developing a national action plan on responsible business practices, following on several years of related advocacy from civil society. The plan will detail how the United States will implement landmark U.N. guidelines outlining the responsibility of multinational businesses to respect human rights. While the United Nations has urged participating governments […

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