By Iván Salas Rodríguez While in Cajamarca we have Newmont, the most powerful gold producer in the world, Cajamarca has a regional poverty index of 77. The Defense Front takes on the challenge of preventing Cajamarca from ending up in the near future like other sister mining towns, that is, ENVIRONMENTS OF POVERTY AND POLLUTION.
By Javier Rodríguez Pardo Navigating the water mirror means navigating a rare dichotomy, the beauty of its wetlands, that is, the biodiversity that appears to the naked eye and the indelible pollution, which does not require laboratories or microscopes to ratify it. The waters of the Termas de Río Hondo dam have long ceased to be crystal clear.
By Mac Chapin How money from corporations and government flows to the big three international organizations that dominate the World Conservation Agenda. Its programs have been marked by growing conflicts of interest and negligent neglect of Indigenous Peoples.
A large body of research shows the consequences of climate change on the Antarctic ice sheets and on sea levels. However, the effects of this climatic phenomenon on biodiversity until now had not been examined. Habitat expansion will homogenize Antarctic species A study, led by Jasmine Lee, an expert in Conservation Biology at the University of Queensland (Australia), has quantitatively assessed the impacts of global warming on Antarctic species - seals, sea birds, nematodes, microbes and vegetation - in ice-free regions for the first time.
This was revealed by the study Geographies in Conflict, prepared by geographer Anthony Bebbington, a professor at Clark University in the United States, and which proposes a productive dialogue on the existing tensions between extractive industries and agriculture, according to the document both in Peru As in Ghana, in Africa, extractive activities and agriculture overlap, causing tensions mainly over natural resources.
By Miguel A. Altieri Recent experimental tests have shown that genetically engineered seeds do not increase crop yields. A recent USDA study shows that 1998 yields were not significantly different for genetically engineered versus non-engineered crops in 12 of the 18 crop / region combinations.