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Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

Haiti Blasted Once Again: Earthquake, Famine, Pestilence and Greed

  Six years after the earthquake, death and destruction freely roam through Haiti in the form of new epidemics on people and plants. Bill and Hillary Clinton, who ushered the country’s dismantlement through the introduction of subsidized Arkansas rice in the 1990s, an occupation by United Nations troops starting in 2004, and a state of emergency that [...]

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Is the Biotech Industry Behind the Destruction of Italy’s Olive trees?

Is the Biotech Industry Behind the Destruction of Italy’s Olive trees?

Italy is internationally known mainly for three things: its cuisine, its abysmal politics, and its vistas and beaches. In recent months, a series of events has developed that involve those three aspects. Activists, farmers and a government inquiry have shed some light on what could be a potential covert assault by the biotech industry on [...]

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Overpopulation Fuels Climate Change: Breeding Ourselves to Extinction

Overpopulation Fuels Climate Change: Breeding Ourselves to Extinction

By Dady Chery and Gilbert Mercier The United Nations has held countless major meetings on climate change, at great consumption of fuel, that have amounted to nothing but reports and promises of more talk. After many of these alarming reports, the G20 leaders, in November 2014, decided to throw several billions of dollars at the [...]

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Antarctica’s Accelerating Ice Collapse: Massive Sea Level Rise in Decades

Antarctica’s Accelerating Ice Collapse: Massive Sea Level Rise in Decades

Imagine Antarctica. Imagine an island, with mountains, peaks, ridges, and valleys. Imagine further that a thick layer of ice covers, not only the surface of the island that lies above the sea but also an extensive portion of the perimeter that is beneath the sea. The peaks are higher above sea level than on any [...]

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What Kind of Tourism Is Sustainable for Haiti’s Ile a Vache? Interview With Melinda Wilson

What Kind of Tourism Is Sustainable for Haiti’s Ile a Vache? Interview With Melinda Wilson

In the wake of natural disasters, or in advance of events such as World Cup or Olympic games, various governments and private concerns have connived to appropriate coastal lands. Ile a Vache is a case in point. For over a century, this 20-square mile island, about seven miles from the southern Haitian city of Cayes, [...]

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