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Mayan People's Movement Defeats Monsanto Law in Guatemala
World  (tags: Guatemala, Monsanto, Monsanto Law, gm seeds, protests, food sovereignty, Mayan communities, organizations, traditional farming, biodiversity )

LucyKalei
- 80 days ago - viacampesina.org
After 10 days of widespread street protests against Monsanto expansion into, groups of indigenous people joined by social movements, trade unions & farmer & women's orgs, won a victory when congress finally repealed the legislation approved in June
Leaked World Bank Lending Policies 'Environmentally Disastrous' - The Guardian.Com
World  (tags: World, World Bank, Environment, Biodiversity, Forests, Wild Animals, Habitat Destruction, Endangered Animals, Ecosytems, Indigenous peoples, Bad News, Sustainability, Biodiversity, Ethics )

Victoria
- 146 days ago - theguardian.com
Existing environmental and social protection will be gutted to allow destructive logging and mining in even the most ecologically sensitive and biodiverse areas of the world without consultation from indigenous peoples about the land they depend on.
Final Deal to Save Life on Earth - Is It Enough?
World  (tags: biodiversity, world leader, meeeting, extinction, wildlife, plant, survival, conservation )

Simone
- 1502 days ago - wildlifeextra.com.au
The plan consists of 20 targets designed to tackle the extinction crisis and restore the earth's natural capital. There is also a deal, following hours of intensive all night negotiations on an agreement for a new international regime to give access to
Tigers Can Provide Roaring Start to Action on Biodiversity
World  (tags: biodiversity, worldwide, tiger, worlds most iconic species, tigers, conservation, survival )

Simone
- 1514 days ago - wwf.panda.org
As nations this week discuss new targets for halting biodiversity loss, WWF today announced that one of the world's most iconic species, the tiger, should be the first hallmark of many government's efforts to conserve nature.
Save the Rainforest
World  (tags: biodiversity, deforestation, ecosystems, environment, greenhouse gases, humans, medicinal plants, wildlife )

Julie
- 1522 days ago - savetherainforest.org
Often described as the Earth's lungs, the tropical rainforests, take in vast quantities of carbon dioxide and converts it into clean, breathable air. The tropical rainforests are the single greatest terrestrial source of air that we breathe.
Biodiversity 100: Actions for the Americas
World  (tags: biodiversity, america, wildlife, habitat, protection, environment, preservation )

Simone
- 1537 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Preservation of rainforest dominates in South America, plus the threatened woodland caribou in Canada and vaquita in Mexico
Ghana : Massive Jatropha Farming Threatens Food Security
World  (tags: children, food security, biofuels, Jatropha, crop farmers, Ghana, Action Aid Ghana, FoodSPAN, labour, biodiversity, lay-off, pollution, humanrights )

Naoko
- 1735 days ago - allafrica.com
A study conducted by Action Aid Ghana (AAG) and FoodSPAN in four regions in Ghana has revealed that the production of biofuel is fast affecting food crop farmers in the regions.
80% of Wars Between 1950-2000 Took Place in Biodiversity Hotspots
World  (tags: world, war, animals, biodiversity, conflict, humans, culture, wildlife, extinction, endangered, ecosystems, environment, nature, habitat, violence )

Tom
- 2125 days ago - news.mongabay.com
The richest storehouses of life on Earth are also regions of the most human conflict. Essential for both biodiversity conservation and human well-being, millions of poor people live in these hot spots and depend on healthy ecosystems for their survival.
   

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