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Shell To Pay $84 Million for Nigerian Oil Spills: 'Inadequate for Damage Done'
Business  (tags: World, Nigeria, Fossil Fuels, Corporate Power, Africa, Environment, Water, Pollution )

Judy
- 108 days ago - commondreams.org
Lawyers say the settlement is unprecedented, but locals point out: 'The fishermen cannot hope to return to fishing in the Bodo rivers and creeks because of the depth of hydrocarbon pollution resulting from the oil spills.'
10 African Startups That Rocked 2014 - CNN.Com
Business  (tags: Africa, Kenya, startups, Entrepreneurs, Nigeria, business, services )

Kathryn
- 120 days ago - cnn.com
Lagos, Nigeria (CNN) -- 2014 has been another amazing year for startups in Africa. More and more entrepreneurs turned their attention to building businesses that can solve the continent's problems and provide services it has long awaited.
Let Contractors Fight the Islamic State, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Says
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater, ISIS, Africa, Frontier Services Group, private contractors, cashing in, Pres. Obama )

Judy
- 195 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the take of Erik Prince, the founder of the former private security firm Blackwater, is straightforward: If the United States is unwilling to send in ground troops, "let the private sector finish the job."
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 199 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
Africa's Dividing Farmlands A Threat To Food Security
Business  (tags: farming, Africa, land division, land grabs, agriculture, investments, money )

Nancy
- 227 days ago - ipsnews.net
Smallholder farmers across Africa account for at least 75 percent of agricultural outputs, according to FAO."They [smallholder farmers in Botswana] have less than eight percent percent of the agricultural land and they still account for nearly 100 percent
TAKE ACTION NOW! Protest Renewed Efforts to Plunder Africa - ForceChange
Business  (tags: world, politics, africa, environment, environment, world, politics, business, corporate, corruption, society )

Cal
- 261 days ago - forcechange.com
Call on officials to prioritize local control of resources, environmental protections and workers' rights in their push to promote U.S. investment in Africa
Can Drones Help Tackle Africa's Wildlife Poaching Crisis?
Business  (tags: Business, Drones, Wild Animals, Poaching crisis, Africa )

Ray
- 278 days ago - bbc.co.uk
An eye in the sky that can help catch wildlife poachers is the dream of many conservationists in Africa.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Facebook CEO - Mark Zuckerberg: Remove the Page of Kendall Jones That Promotes Animal Cruelty!
Business  (tags: animalcruelty, animalwelfare, extinction, cruelty, environment, endangered, suffering, slaughter, killed, killing, conservation, wildanimals, activists, murder, media, internet, violence, women, world, sadness, africa, business, consumers, cover-up, corru )

Kelly
- 293 days ago - secure.avaaz.org
For the sake of all animals, especially the animals in the African region... where hunters are going for fun just to kill an animal! Some people have been reporting the pages lately but it seems Facebook is not concerned
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Remember Slain Elephant By Protecting Those Who Remain
Business  (tags: PAYING IVORIES PRICE, Tsavo East National Park, in Kenya, extremely popular visitors, often linked with the drug trade, ecosystems, forests, nature, wildlife, politics, activists, crime, corruption, violence, sadness, dishonesty, suffering, slaughter, ki )

Kelly
- 299 days ago - forcechange.com
Tsavo East National Park in Kenya has suffered a devastating loss. Satao, a male elephant known for having tusks that reached the ground, was recently killed by poachers. The killers only took his tusks, THIS WAS BABY
VICTORY VICTORY WWF Scores 'Major Conservation Win' in Gorilla Haven
Business  (tags: "a game-changing victory for conservatio, SOCO and the World Wildlife Fund, oldest national park in Africa, stay out of all other UNESCO World Herit, conservation, ecosystems, GoodNews, nature, wildlife, world, protection, habitat, oil, busin )

Kelly
- 318 days ago - mnn.com
A British oil company has agreed to stop exploring for petroleum in Virunga, Africa's oldest national park and home to about 25 percent of Earth's critically endangered mountain gorilla population. ~(Photo: Brent Stirton/Getty Images)
NEWS ROUNDUP: RENEWABLES ON TOP IN 2013, KANSAS WIND BUILDS MOMENTUM, AND THE STATE OF THE UNION'S ENERGY AGENDA 28 January 2014
Business  (tags: world, americans, africa, asia, china, europe, middle-east, U.S.A., business, consumers, corporate, economy, energy, Entrepreneurs, environment, ethics, finance, GoodNews, government, greenbuilding, investing, labor, law, marketing, money, sustainabledevel )

Ruth
- 442 days ago - aweablog.org
"It's Tuesday, and renewable energy took the lead once again in 2013, Kansas wind power is hugely popular, and SOTU: will Obama follow through on climate change and clean energy?"
5 Reasons Solar Is Already Beating Fossil Fuels By Jacob SandryAugust 27, 2013
Business  (tags: world, consumers, economy, energy, entrepreneurs, ethics, good news, government, investing, labor, law, news, politics, sustainable development, technology, environment, africa, asia, china, middle-east, religion, human rights )

Ruth
- 444 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'Since 2008, the cost of coal has risen 13%. In some parts of the market, solar has already reached parity with coal..there's the glaring fact that oil, gas and coal receive subsidies that dwarf those for renewables($409 billion v. $60 billion globally)'
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
Business  (tags: conservation, ecosystems, endangered, environment, nature, politics, wildlife, world, africa, violence, money, marketing, business, consumers, farming, politics, prevention, killed, killing, sadness, suffering, slaughter, endangered, extinction, cruelty )

Kelly
- 447 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
TWEET-STORM SATURDAY 15th MARCH - 2104 2PM PST (USA) - virtual - wherever you are. PLEASE SHARE WIDELY! To END CANNED LION HUNTING!!
 

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