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Climate Change Accords, Tree Plantations & Human Rights

With organizations and representatives around the world gearing up for key international climate change negotiations in Copenhagen this December, the experience of industrial tree farming in South Africa highlights the perils and pitfalls associated with hammering out a more comprehensive, multidisciplinary and integrated accord.Read More

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Sustainable Ag, Ecosystem Services Big Part of Green Economy Solution

United Nations' executives and agencies highlight the need for new models, policies, and investments in sustainable agriculture, water resource conservation and management, and ecosystem services if future crises worse than recently experienced are to be averted.Read More

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The Water Rights Grab: Big Business, Investors Push for Privatization

The fifth World Water Forum took place in Istanbul last week, generating more controversy, debate and public demonstrations than the Turkish government may have anticipated. As participants heard and hashed out their views, critics contend that a push to privatize water resources will threaten societies and the environment around the world, hitting the poorest countries and agriculture the hardest.Read More

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Business Leaders Urge Climate Negotiators to Link Water, Energy &

Business leaders and members of the World Business Council for Sustainable Development at the 5th World Water Forum in Istanbul called on climate negotiators to consider water, energy and climate change issues in an integrated fashion and released a report illustrating how businesses are trying to do so.Read More