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What Did Sochi Get for $51 Billion? Highways, Railroads and a Lot of White Elephants
World  (tags: Sochi, Sochi Olympics, Development, infrastructure, Russia, taxpayers, politics, corruption, ethics, environment )

Angelika
- 239 days ago - thenation.com
In the old airport, arrivals were written up on the wall by hand and angry attendants yelled out departures over megaphones. Now Sochi has a modern airport that doesn't transport you back to the Soviet Union as soon as you walk into it.
UN Chief Urges Teamwork, Power of Sports, to Help Build Peaceful, Prosperous Future
World  (tags: Development, Equality, GoodNews, humanrights, humans, interesting, Olympic Games, Olympic Order Award, Sport, Peace, UnitedNations )

Rosemary
- 503 days ago - un.org
Sport is a valuable vehicle to reach peace and development objectives, including health, education and gender equality, Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon said today at an international forum in New York. "The link between sport, peace and development grows
TAKE ACTION NOW! Stop Further Destruction of Mayan Pyramids in Belize
World  (tags: world, preservation, World Heritage Sites, history, development, government, freedoms, corruption, politics, society, news )

Cal
- 523 days ago - forcechange.com
ontractors in Belize have destroyed a Mayan pyramid that was constructed in approximately 250 B.C.E. The contractors plan on using the limestone to build roads throughout the country
Earth Day 2013: Land for Food Under Attack Worldwide
World  (tags: loss of land for farming, farmland as commodity, land grabbing, scarcity, starvation, speculative investment, water, development, mining, mad money grab )

Judy
- 547 days ago - commondreams.org
As Earth Week 2013 rolls around, a frenzy of land grabbing threatens our food supply, Indigenous land use practices, access to water and the future of farming.
Indian Investors Are Forcing Ethiopians Off Their Land
World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, politics, world )

Cal
- 621 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Thousands of Ethiopians are being relocated or have already fled as their land is sold off to foreign investors without their consent
Ethiopia Dam Project Is Devastating the Lives of Remote Indigenous Groups
World  (tags: environment, destruction, government, development, ethics, politics, world, society, news )

Cal
- 621 days ago - guardian.co.uk
Pastoralists living in the Omo valley are being forcibly relocated, imprisoned and killed due to plans to build a massive dam that will turn the region into a major centre for commercial farming
Forests, Farming, and Sprawl: The Struggle Over Land in An Amazonian Metropolis
World  (tags: world, politics, development, economy, class warfare, environment, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', ethics, government )

Cal
- 684 days ago - news.mongabay.com
Subsistence farmers often lose land to wealthy urbanites who are buying it up at skyrocketing prices for weekend homes, even though its been officially designated as agricultural land. Meanwhile the mining industry, the dominate players in Parauapebas, o
GOOD NEWS! Judge Halts Rail Project Close to Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: native rights, Amazon, development, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, government )

Cal
- 810 days ago - survivalinternational.org
A judge has ordered Brazil's largest mining company to suspend plans to double a controversial railway track, which would have put the livelihoods of Earth's most threatened tribe in jeopardy.
Train Terror as Mining Giant Endangers Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: native rights, Amazon, development, world, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', humanrights, ethics, government )

Cal
- 814 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Plans by a giant mining company to expand a controversial railway line that has already opened up parts of Brazil's Amazon to invaders, are now putting Earth's most threatened tribe in direct danger
Climate Change and Poverty, a Deadly Cocktail for Dominicans
World  (tags: world, politics, poverty, Dominican Republic, climate change, development, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!' )

Cal
- 814 days ago - ipsnews.net
Environment and natural resource minister Ernesto Reyna confirms that one of the "huge challenges" his country faces in its efforts to adapt to climate change has to do precisely with this impoverished sector of the population, which is highly vulnerable
'Dalai Lama of the Rainforest' Appeals for Rio+20 to Save World's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: world, politics, Rio+20 Confrence, native rights, land rights, development, Amazon, humanrights, ethics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', news, freedoms, government, society )

Cal
- 851 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Speaking ahead of the UN conference, internationally renowned Indian leader Davi Kopenawa Yanomami said properly protecting the Awá tribe's land rights was the only way to guarantee their survival.
Indigenous Peruvian Community Locked in Dispute With Oil Company
World  (tags: world, politics, news, development, Native rights, corporate greed, society, interesting )

Cal
- 895 days ago - ipsnews.net
An indigenous group in the Amazon rain forest took its anti-oil message to Canada in a case rife with accusations of social and environmental damage that highlights the issue of securing consent prior to commencing exploration operations.
Amazon Road Spells Disaster for Indians
World  (tags: indigenous peoples' rights, world, news, culture, development, politics, society, humanrights, 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', 'HUMANRIGHTS!', conflict, government )

Cal
- 946 days ago - survivalinternational.org
Peru's largest protected area is on the verge of being invaded by a road, which threatens to destroy the lives of thousands of indigenous people.
Amazon 'Uncontacted' Tribes at Risk From New Highway Plan
World  (tags: world, native rights, environment, news, development, politics, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', 'CIVILLIBERTIES!', HumanRights, freedoms, violence )

Cal
- 1006 days ago - theecologist.org
Tension is mounting in one of the remotest regions in the Peruvian Amazon over plans to build a highway through the country's biggest national park
CRITICAL -- Why I'M Going Back Again X20
World  (tags: kids, blog, travel, cool, forgotten voices, orphans, widows, children, love, development, zimbabwe, zambia, hope, cool, news, world, relief, good news, change, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa )

Brian
- 1112 days ago - forgottenvoices.org
Hear from Ryan Keith, president of Forgotten Voices, about why he is returning to Africa for the 20th time, and why this trip is so critical.
 

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