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China’s thirst for resources is causing concern in Latin America. Whilst there is no doubt that they are causing no more damage than the West […]

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An interesting interactive map from UNDP showing how countries have changed – or not! over the past 30 years.

Students should note changes in South America and Asia […]

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20 years after the Rio de Janeiro Earth Summit world leaders are still procrastinating.  None of them seem to have the guts to stand up for what seems blindingly […]

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Using a colonial law ‘Land Acquisition Act 1894’ the Indian Government has been acquiring land.  Typical of this has been the annexation of 6000 acres to build luxury […]

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Africa can feed the world

On July 28, 2011 By

The president if the International Fund for Agricultural Development has claimed that not only could African countries feed themselves, they could produce large surplus’s. 

Having visited rural areas […]

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Going bananas for biofuel

On May 24, 2011 By

Since the World Trade Organisation outlawed the preferential trade agreements Britain had with Caribbean Countries like St.Lucia have struggled to compete with the big American backed […]

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The meeting of the 4th Conference on the Least Developed Countries in Turkey has come up with an ambitious plan to lift at least 10 of these […]

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Chilean authorities have approved a £1.8bn plan to dam two rivers in Patagonia for hydroelectricity, triggering angry protests and claims that swathes of pristine wilderness will be destroyed.

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