Issue of December, 29, 2008
and teachers of the Alto Palomar community-run school, in Peru.
Credit: Milza Hinostroza/IPS
Peruvian Coffee Growers Cultivate Education
By Milza Hinostroza, Special to Tierramérica
t the epicenter of Peru's coffee boom, small producers are fighting poverty and the lack of public schooling.
Magellan penguins in the Malvinas/Falkland Islands, in the South Atlantic.
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Climate Change Forcing Penguins North?
By Adrianne Appel
limate change could be the cauBOSTONse of an unprecedented stranding of thousands of penguins on the coast of Brazil, say researchers.
ARGENTINA: Protests Against Rally Dakar
Environmental and citizen groups, academics and lawmakers in Argentina are protesting the Rally Dakar 2009, the race that will be held for the first time in South America, in January, passing through 10 of the country's provinces.
MEXICO: Unstoppable Logging in Monarch Butterfly Reserve
Logging has not stopped in the monarch butterfly sanctuaries in Mexico, report local residents. The butterflies make annual migrations between Mexico and the United States and Canada.
HONDURAS: Fisherfolk Protect Marine Resources
Fishing communities from the southern Honduran Gulf of Fonseca, on the Pacific coast, began construction in December of the first center for production and management of marine resources, in waters that Honduras shares with Nicaragua and El Salvador.
BRAZIL: Ranching Is the Leading Cause of Amazon Destruction
In Ulianópolis, one of the Brazilian Amazon's most deforested municipalities, 76 percent of the land that was forested is now pasture, according to data from the government's Amazon Protection System.
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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