Located in the Bolivian Amazon, the indigenous people of the Tipnis region are at the centre of a debate following the passing of a law for development that seeks to integrate the zone with the rest of the country.
Over the past 10 years, YPFB generated revenues of over 33 billion dollars. In 2005, the South American nation was producing 30 million cubic metres of gas; it is now securing 60 million. Claudia Dupeirón Nationalising strategic businesses in Bolivia allowed the state to restore its natural resources, […]
The need to raise awareness regarding waste pollution that reaches Italian beaches by being thrown in toilets, is the centre of the campaign #NoRifiutinelWC embarked on by the environmental organisation Legambiente. Silvia Martínez At a minimum, 10% of the waste found by the organisation’s activists was flushed away […]
There are already eight communities in Colombian municipalities which have protested with a resounding No, through public consultations, praised by the law and National Constitution of Colombia, against free reign mega-mining and oil exploitation. John Elvis Vera Suarez In no less than 16 municipalities, scattered throughout the country, […]
An ambitious rail project is threatening precious green areas encompassing lakes, moors and thousands of trees. “Dance for the trees” will return on 29 May to raise awareness of this danger. A country’s development does not necessarily preclude the protection of its environment, flora and fauna. That is the […]