Category: Food Sovereignty

Two Worlds Collide at Cancun Climate Talks

The debate over climate change generally transpires within the cloistered confines of expensive hotels, executive boardrooms, and diplomatic halls. As seen in the failure to arrive at binding agreements in Copenhagen, the

Pollution Knows no Borders

Mexico, Canada and the United States have serious problems with the emission of diverse pollutants.

The three member countries of the Commission for Environmental Cooperation (CEC) of North America, a body created as

Bread on our Table

The price of Mexican bolillos (hard buns) will rise. So will the price of pastries, pastas, crackers, flour tortillas and loaf breads. This was the announcement of Leopoldo Gonzalez, president of the

Americas Program Biodiversity Report, June 2010

Costa Rican environmentalists decry war against biodiversity; in Brazil, the World Rainforest Movement calls Norway to task for its alleged double-dealing; in Chile, civil society is on the move against genetically modified

Americas Program Biodiversity Report, May 2010

In this month’s biodiversity report: Goldman Prizes for Cuba and Costa Rica, Yasuní Reserve Declaration, Syngenta + CIMMYT = GM Wheat, “Responsible” Soy in trouble and The WWF and Tree Monoculture Plantations.

Mexican Environmental Journalists Improve Coverage

Note to our readers: The Americas Policy Program is pleased to announce the launch of a new series of Citizen Action Profiles on successful grassroots communication projects, supported by the World Association