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China at the Centre of Global Illegal Timber Trade, NGO Says
World  (tags: forests, trees, world, conservation, destruction, protection, nature, politics, environment, money, business, corruption, dishonesty, law, SustainableDevelopment, china, UnitedNations, society, HumanRights, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', asia, africa, middle-east )

JL
- 502 days ago - trust.org
* Illegal timber imports worth a conservative $4 bln a year * China major driver of deforestation in Africa, Asia - NGO * Group calls on China to enact tough laws (Adds Chinese Foreign Ministry comment)
SHELL OIL : Sandy Causes 300,000-Gallon Diesel Spill Into Water Near New Jersey
World  (tags: shell oil, oil, oil spill, us, sandy, new jersey, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, energy, pollution, habitatdestruction, oceans, SustainableDevelopment, environment, oil )

Xil
- 533 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
A major oil spill has occurred in the strait of water separating Staten Island, NYC and the state of New Jersey. The spill, of more than 300,000 gallons of diesel fuel, reportedly occurred in the wake of Superstorm Sandy.
Fair Trade Basics: Your Money Speaks
World  (tags: Fair Trade, Refugees, Help, Organic, Consumer, Fair wages, simple, easy, global southconsumers, business, farming, labor, marketing, SustainableDevelopment, wal-mart, economy, clothing, greenproducts, shopping, Sustainabililty, sustainable, humans, hemp )

Em
- 1340 days ago - hubpages.com
You have power as a consumer. Buying Fair Trade means the people who made your products receive fair wages. Did you know Fair Trade can help refugees, too? You can make a difference in the lives of workers in the Global South by simply...
Venezuela: Chavez Launches New Housing Program
World  (tags: Venezuela, revolution, democracy, socialism, HumanRights, humanrights, GoodNews, goodnews, Chavez, Hugo Chavez, President Chavez, President Hugo Chavez, politics, government, housing, houses, homes, economy, greenbuilding, SustainableDevelopment, law )

Simon
- 1710 days ago - venezuelanalysis.com
In 2008, ~90,000 new homes were built in Venezuela, 1/2 by the govt & 1/2 privately. Around Turmerito, "many rich people seized land to build factories, parking lots... they can go elsewhere," said Chavez. "We are going to build housing for the people."
Shouting at the Devil: Fuck You, Capitalism! - Cyrano & Thomas Paine Corner - Great Article, Some Great Comments
World  (tags: corporations, world, ethics, economy, finance, investors, markets, money, dishonesty, government, war, corruption, lies, media, corruption, Govtfearmongering, consumers, SustainableDevelopment, economy, ethics, finance, dishonesty, HumanRights )

Cheryl
- 2361 days ago - bestcyrano.org
America touts itself as the land of the free, but the freedom that you & I have is the freedom to enter into a subservient role.Once you exercise this freedom you�ve lost all control over what you do, what is produced, & in the end the product belongs to
   

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