Wednesday, 25 February 2015

Documents Reveal Canadian Embassy Backed Mining Abuses in Mexico (video)

CBC TV

Critics say Canadian diplomats and trade commissioners went too far in protecting the interests of mining company Excellon Resources in a dispute with local workers and landowners at a silver mine in Mexico. Video here.

Lester Brown: 'Vast Dust Bowls Threaten Tens of Millions With Hunger'

The Guardian
Combining on a hot, dry day. © PinP photo.
Over his 50-year career, Lester Brown has become known for his accurate global environmental predictions. As he enters retirement, he warns the world may face the worst hunger crisis of our lifetimes. Story here.