Tag: Guatemala

International Farmland Deals: Landgrab or Markets at Work?

Written by | October 7th, 2011

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Oxfam released a report on “landgrabbing,” the buying up of agricultural land by foreign investors.

5 Things the World Needs From Cancun

Written by | November 29th, 2010

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Last year’s climate change talks in Copenhagen left many disillusioned. How can they succeed this time? Our policy expert says to forget a comprehensive agreement and get these simpler things done.

Cool Green Morning: Monday, July 19

Written by | July 19th, 2010

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Mondays should always be cool and green, shouldn’t they?

  1. Looking beyond clean-up in the Gulf to… The Nature Conservancy’s vision for long-term restoration. (Green)
  2. Does Guatemala’s rainforest stand a chance against drug traffickers, cattle ranchers, poachers, looters and loggers? (The New York Times)
  3. A re-cap on cap-and-trade, and lingering questions about an energy bill. (The Vine)
  4. Is the Gulf oil spill polluting as much air as water? (Christian Science Monitor)
  5. Can cat rehab save endangered birds on Japan’s Ogasawara Islands. (Treehugger)

Guatemala: Next “Hot” Birding/Ecotourism Destination?

Written by | March 17th, 2009

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I recently returned from participating in the 5th International Bird Watching “Encounter” in Antigua, Guatemala.  The encounters have been developed by the Guatemalan National Bird Watching Roundtable (Mesa Nacional de Aviturismo) with the assistance of INGUAT, the Guatemalan Tourism Institute. Based on this visit, I am convinced that Guatemala is ready to go as a major destination for […]

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