Issue of March, 25, 2001
Hazardous Air Inside
By Marwaan Macan-Markar
he World Health Organization reports that one billion people are regularly exposed to dangerous levels of indoor air pollution, whether at home, at work or when traveling by mass transit.
Death Stalks Brazilian Oil Workers
By Mario Osava
t least 92 people have died in accidents related to petroleum exploitation in Brazil over the last three years, according to industry experts.
In Search of a New Ethical Ideal
By Ignacio Ávalos Gutiérrez
dvances in genetics have caught us unprepared, we suffer a ''normative deficit,'' says Venezuela's former minister of Science and Technology.
COLOMBIA: Eradicating Coca by Hand
A thousand families in the southern Colombian department of Putumayo committed themselves on Mar 16 to take part in a government-sponsored initiative to eliminate 1,000 hectares of illegal coca crops by hand - in exchange for reliable supplies of food.
ARGENTINA: Protest against Dam
Some 60 civil society organizations, including farmers' groups, have joined forces in Argentina to fight the construction of the Corpus dam on the Paraná River, a joint Paraguay-Argentina project that was already rejected in a 1996 plebiscite.
Lessons From a Unique Decade
José Graziano da Silva *
Rio+20 and Beyond: Together for a Sustainable Future
José Graziano da Silva *
Why Inclusive Green Growth Can Sustain Recent Gains in Latin America
The Global Food Crisis and the Latin American Paradox
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Crisis Sows Community Gardens in Spain
CDs Become Weapon in Political Armoury
Private Interests Infiltrate G20 Summit
Pakistanis Blame CIA for Fresh Polio Cases
Setting Goals to Protect Half the Planet
Defining Green Economy May Stymie Rio Summit
"We All Have to Start Being City Changers"
Tension Around Possible Islamic State in Northern Mali
Health Warnings Loud and Clear on Cigarettes in Argentina
Biggest Economies Still Lagging on Renewables
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