Ahead of the U.N. gathering underway in Montreal, Friends of the Earth International reported on the longstanding influence of business interests over efforts to protect the variety of life on Earth amid rampant species loss.
‘Orangutans’ Means ‘People of the Forest’
In the pause between the U.N. climate summit that just ended in Egypt and the start of the U.N. conference on biodiversity in Canada, Vijay Prashad reflects on the scale and speed of deforestation and animal extinctions.
Who’s Responsible for Pakistan’s Floodwaters?
It is criminal that the IMF would impose strict austerity when the agricultural infrastructure is utterly destroyed, writes Vijay Prashad. Pakistan is suffering from “climate apartheid.”