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Climate change: how a warming world is a threat to our food supplies
Global warming is exacerbating political instability as tensions brought on by food insecurity rise. With research suggesting the issue can only get worse we examine the risks around the world.
The Dead End of Climate Justice: How NGO Bureaucrats and Greenwashed Corporations are Turning Nature Into Investment Capital
Simons, Tim; Tonak, Ali
The notion of climate debt, highlighted as the principle avenue of struggle for the climate justice movement, poses some large problems. Contemporary demands for reparations justified by the notion of...
Debt and the Environment
Ecuadorean Villagers May Still Triumph Over Chevron
Michael Krauss, a lawyer who teaches "ethics" at a law school named after the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, recently posted a blog on the Forbes website entitled "The Ecuador Saga Co...
The Encroaching Desert: Report
Independent Commission on International Humanitarian Issues
This new report for a top-level international Commission focuses attention on the relentless spreading of the world's deserts. This report highlights the shortcomings of the Third World countries as w...
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
How to Save the World: Strategy for World Conservation
"How To Save The World" discusses, "Why the world needs saving now and how it can be done". Allen breaks his work down into seven chapters, devoting each to an important aspect of the global predicame...
The No-Nonsense Guide to Fair Trade
Ransom suggests that fair, environmentally-conscious trade is not only a viable alternative to unfair free trade, but that it is the way of the future.
Odious Debts: Loose Lending, Corruption and the Thirld World's Environmental Legacy
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - April 30, 2017: Affirming life, resisting war, reporting UFOs
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
What do we do when those in power recklessly put the future of the entire planet at risk with their acts of aggression and military provocations, while they ignore the growing disaster of climate chan...
Power and Need in Africa: Basic Human Needs and Development Policies
Ben Wisner makes a case for giving the poor of Africa the means to develop their own future. He shows how a new African renaissance could spring from a radical basic-needs approach. A renaissance whic...
Resistance in China Today
Yu, Au Loong; Ruixue, Bai
Cases of Resistance in China continue to grow. Protests both large and small are extremely frequent. These range from workers’ protests against unpaid wages and demands for labor rights to protests ag...
Saving the Tropical Forests
Gradwhol, Judith; Greenberg, Russel
The book provides a vision of hope for the tropical rainforests of the world. In Latin America, Africa, India and South East Asia, growing numbers of people are developing techniques and projects spec...
Slamming the World Bank and IMF
Activists and NGOs converge on Washington. to protest the World Bank and IMF.
The State of the World Atlas
Stoves and Trees
Foley, Gerald; Moss, Patricia; Timberlake, Lloyd
Stoves and Trees examines wood stoves and shows how people buy, collect and use wood in the Third World. It finds that while most forests are cleared to supply farmland, not fuelwood, stoves can make ...
'They stole the beach' - the major mafia that almost nobody wants to talk about: The building boom in China and worldwide demand for consumer goods containing ilmenite has enriched criminals who specialise in stealing san
Increasing demand for sand has led to targeting of sandy beaches by organised crime. Community members who speak out or protest the destruction of beaches are often victims of intimidation, harrassmen...
Women and the Environment in the Third World: Alliance for the Future
Dankelman, Irene; Davidson, Joan
This book contains well documented case studies and interviews with leading women conservationists from the Third World, and gives a clear account of women's problems in relation to land, water, fores...
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Campaign for Nuclear Phaseout
CNP is a non-profit initiative directed by a steering committee of activists across Canada. CNP encourages the phaseout of nuclear power in favour of safer, cleaner and more economic energy alternativ...
CorpWatch provides news, analysis, research tools and action resources to respond to corporate activity around the globe and also talks with people who are directly affected by corporate abuses as wel...
MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian organization supported by environmental, social justice, aboriginal and labour organizations. It addresses the urgent need for a public interest response to irresp...
Ontario Council for International Cooperation
OCIC is a coalition of seventy organizations involved in international development and global education in Ontario which are active in Asia, Africa and Latin America. OCIC assists its members to co-or...
Rainforest Action Network
RAN seeks to protect the Earth's rainforests through education, grassroots organizing and non-violent direct action. They do so using campaigns to expose the wrongdoings of governments and corporatio...
WaterCan is a leading Canadian charity dedicated to fighting global poverty by helping the world's poorest people gain access to clean water, basic sanitation and hygiene education.
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