Paris, 11 Jun 2019 (AFP) - Comer ovos e carne de frango ou porco na Europa aumenta o desmatamento no Brasil e Argentina, em consequência da importação maciça de soja transgênica desses países para alimentar animais, denunciou nesta terça-feira (11) o Greenpeace França.
In this June 5, 2013 photo, farmers prepare the soil for planting rice in a field which was confiscated in 1992 by the Myanmar security forces in Dala, southeast of Yangon Myanmar.
The United States will partner with Burkina Faso under the G-8 Transparency Initiative to further improve land governance.
Temperatures in Idaho’s Columbia, Snake, and Salmon rivers were so warm in 2015 that they cooked millions of salmon and steelhead to death. As climate change leads to consistently warmer temperatures and lower river flows, researchers expect that fish kills like this will become much more common. Tribal members living on the Nez Perce reservation are preparing for this new normal.
Em todo o mundo, as comunidades estão lutando para defender suas terras, ar, água, florestas e seus meios de subsistência de projetos prejudiciais e atividades extrativistas com fortes impactos ambientais e sociais: mineração, represas, plantações de árvores, fracking, queima de gás, incineradores, etc.
Protecting land from development provides numerous ecological and social benefits, but many people debate whether it hurts or helps local economies. Some worry that land protection will inhibit economic growth by restricting local resource use or building opportunities.
About 7 miles outside of Albany, Ga., Shirley Sherrod stands on a dock overlooking a tranquil pond, Spanish moss-draped Bald Cypress trees reflecting on the still green water.
"They're resilient whether you're in a drought or whether you are in a flood. They last. And that's the way we feel we are," Sherrod says. "We will last."