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2/8/2014
Nomads have for decades wondered for and wide in search of water and pasture for their most precious "assets" livestock. But with global warming and the changing climate taking toll in major economic activities across the globe, ...   
27/6/2014
The land grabbed in some of the world’s hungriest countries by foreign goverments and corporations could feed up to 550m people, according to new research. The crops grown on grabbed land are frequently exported, or used to produce biofuel, but ...   
12/6/2014
UK pensions funds and asset management companies potentially have up to £37 billion invested in ‘land grabs’ worldwide, according to a report published by Friends of the Earth. As well as raising ethical concerns, land grabbing could also pose ...   
20/3/2014
It was a scorching hot April afternoon in Keur Moussa, a small farming community about 60 kilometers outside Dakar, Senegal. The landscape was mostly barren and very dry, and a fine red dust settled into our clothes as we walked with community ...   
18/3/2014
“When [the trucks] came through they could not get access to their objective. They really had to push their way through here. The people did not actually accept this idea of palm oil, and these things. The people said ‘No, we will not allow the ...   
23/1/2014
The international year of family farming is now underway, and never before have family farmers in Africa been more under threat. Large land deals between African governments and usually foreign (and sometimes domestic) investors have ...   
1/9/2013
Thousands of people in one of Africa’s poorest countries are going hungry because of a biofuels “land grab” by a firm that receives funding from the Department for International Development, a charity claims. ActionAid accuses the Swiss ...   
7/4/2013
REDD intiatives have been decried as a form of neo-colonialism. African participants at the World Social Forum in Tunisia have taken a historic decision to launch a No REDD in Africa Network and join the global movement against ...   
22/3/2013
Liberia's largest palm oil company, Golden Veroleum, needs to review its social and environmental policies after its workers damaged graves, cleared existing crops and polluted creeks, according to an independent study it ...   
7/3/2013
Tropical lakes in East Africa don’t grab headlines the way polar bears do, but climate change is having an effect on them, too. Although the changes are not as visible as melting polar ice caps, they are no less real. As in many lakes ...   
18/12/2012
This piece is part of Water Grabbers: A Global Rush on Freshwater, a special National Geographic Freshwater News series on how grabbing land-and water-from poor people, desperate governments, and future generations threatens global food security, ...   
13/10/2012
World grain reserves are so dangerously low that severe weather in the United States or other food-exporting countries could trigger a major hunger crisis next year, the United Nations has warned. Failing harvests in the US, Ukraine and ...   
31/7/2012
Inside every wind turbine, inside computers, phones and other high-tech equipment from medical scanners to electric cars, are materials known as "rare earths". This small group of 17 elements are in extraordinary demand – but their supply is ...   
31/7/2012
REDD Scare Over Tropics, Dissident Voice
NASA satellites recently between April 1 and June 30 have picked up extensive signals confirming what surfaced since quite a long time ago. The signals specify potential deforestation across large parts of the tropics-encompassing Columbia, ...   
12/6/2012
A scramble for cheap African farmland by foreign investors threatens to leave millions of people without water and could ultimately drain the continent's rivers, a report warns. "If these land grabs are allowed to continue, Africa is ...   
9/3/2012
The upcoming Rio+20 conference has to be the moment in human history when the nations of the world come together to find ways to ensure the very survival of humanity, many science and environmental experts believe. Except that ...   
13/1/2012
Echoes from armed raids still seem to resound in this valley, eight hours north of the capital city. In early 2011 military and paramilitary forces forcibly evicted 13 communities of indigenous Mayan peasants—some 300 families were dispossessed ...   
15/12/2011
Biofuels not food is biggest driver of 'land grabbing' deals, says report - The Ecologist Home | News | News Focus SEARCH More the 50 per cent of land-grabbing deals are for growing biofuels, according to new ...   
6/12/2011
Indigenous Peoples participating in the UNFCCC negotiations have called for a moratorium on REDD+ today. In a statement released to the press, the Global Alliance of Indigenous Peoples and Local Communities against REDD and for Life declares: ...   
2/12/2011
A Recipe for Carbon Farming | Photo, Inter Press Service
Civil society has warned of the danger of turning Africa's food-producing lands into "carbon farms" so that rich countries can avoid making cuts in their carbon emissions. On Friday, they called on host country South Africa to refrain ...   
5/9/2011
It can't happen here, can it?The United States, the breadbasket and supplier of last resort for a hungry world, has been such an amazing food producer in the last half-century that most Americans take for granted annual bounteous harvests ...   
24/8/2011
Indian agribusiness companies are ready to spend $2.5bn buying, or renting for decades, several million hectares of cheap land in Ethiopia, Tanzania and Uganda in what could be some of the largest farming deals struck in Africa in the last 50 ...   
16/6/2011
Food ark | Photos, National Geographic
Food ArkA crisis is looming: To feed our growing population, we’ll need to double food production. Yet crop yields aren’t increasing fast enough, and climate change and new diseases threaten the limited varieties we’ve come to depend on for ...   
1/6/2011
Africa's famine is the result of a 'perfect storm' triggered by drought, crop failure, war and the effects of climate change hitting all at once. Oxfam called on Tuesday for an urgent overhaul of the world's food system, warning that in ...   
31/5/2011
Oxfam called on Tuesday for an overhaul of the world's food system, warning that in a couple of decades, millions more people would be gripped by hunger due to population growth and climate-hit harvests. A "broken food system" means that ...   

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