Por Neo Mondo
As florestas tropicais mantêm o clima global e nutrem as riquezas da natureza. As demandas do mundo “rico” estão destruindo-os
Os grandes ecossistemas do mundo – moderadores do clima, berçários da evolução – continuam sendo destruídos a serviço do comércio global, para atender às demandas do mundo rico. Mais uma vez, os pesquisadores confirmaram que as nações ricas estão na verdade arando savanas e derrubando florestas tropicais à distância.
En périphérie de la Communauté métropolitaine de Montréal (CMM), il semble qu’on soit incapable de freiner l’étalement urbain, que ce soit dans Lanaudière, les Basses-Laurentides ou sur la Rive-Sud, en Montérégie.
Par: Robert Dutrisac*
Par: Christian St-Jacques, Président de l’Union des Producteurs Agricoles (UPA) de la Montérégie
Imagine a world where sustainable development is no longer an oxymoron, one where the Earth is economically and ecologically stable and food and energy needs are met. It’s a place where habitats are preserved and pollution is limited.
Don’t worry – you’re not alone if you can’t.
But according to a recent study published in The Ecological Society of America, this vision is not just imaginable, but it’s attainable. And by 2050 no less.
When more than 1,200 land rights experts converge on the World Bank’s Washington, DC headquarters today for the 18th Annual Land and Poverty Conference, participants from government, civil society groups, private sector and donor agencies will focus on how they can use data and other evidence to reform land policies, identify strategies for expansion and find ways to monitor progress.
By Rachel Crome, Digital editor at Amnesty International
If there’s one thing we learned from January’s historic Women’s March, it’s that women are fed up of waiting. More than 3 million people – of all genders – marched worldwide for women’s rights, spurred on by US President Donald Trump’s misogynistic remarks and the growing backlash against women’s human rights around the world.