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CLIMATE CHANGE: Serious information void
13th October 2012
BANGKOK, 9 October 2012 (IRIN) - Services to inform communities about the climate are available in higher-income countries, but are not reaching the people most in need of them in developing countries due to lack of government investment and a disconnect between experts and communities facing extreme weather.
World Bank Support for "Development" by Force
12th October 2012
"Soldiers came and asked me why I refused to be relocated," a 20-year-old Ethiopian told me in September at a refugee camp in Kenya. "Ojod," not his real name, was still visibly shaken from the horror he had left behind: "They started beating me until my hands were broken... I ran to tell [my father] what had happened, but the soldiers followed me. My father and I ran...  
Disneyland goes for FSC paper
12th October 2012
Disney's radical new paper policy to have major impact By Marc Gunther Published October 11, 2012 "We've seen a tremendous commitment from Disney," she told me, by phone' from RAN's offices in San Francisco.
The Empire Strikes Back
9th October 2012
Last week, three elderly Kenyans established the right to sue the British government for the torture they suffered - castration, beating and rape - in the Kikuyu detention camps it ran in the 1950s.
Robinson warns on Climate Change...
7th October 2012
FORMER President Mary Robinson (right) has warned that climate change will be one of the "greatest injustices" we inflict on our grandchildren.
Taxpayer-funded aid consultants on six figure sums...
6th October 2012
The UK Department for International Development is directly handing individual “aid consultants” up to £223,000 a year each, according to a list seen by The Sunday Telegraph.
CEOs of Stop Climate Chaos member organisations write to the Taoiseach about forthcoming heads of a climate Bill
2nd October 2012
CEOs of the member organisations of the Stop Climate Chaos coalition wrote to Taoiseach Enda Kenny to request a meeting with the Cabinet Committee on Climate Change and the Green Economy ahead of the publication of the forthcoming heads of a climate Bill.
Tanzania: Illegal Logging Costs the Nation in Revenue
1st October 2012
FOR years now, Tanzania has been named as one of the countries in the world losing millions of revenue due to increasingly smuggling and illegal business of forest products. Data have it that Tanzania which is endowed with 33.5 million hectares of forest cover is likely to witness astonishing decrease in that size mostly due to illegal logging which some studies have shown that it is destroying...  
Trade Justice-Alternatives Visions
25th September 2012
Trade Justice: Alternative Visions from the Global South
Journalist murdered-in illegal logging case!
20th September 2012
A Cambodian journalist who exposed rampant illegal logging has been found murdered in the boot of his car, police said Wednesday, in a country where environmental activists often face violent retribution.
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