Las Vegas' Sheldon Adelson wants to build a Eurovegas in Spain. Madrid and Barcelona are competing for the project but Spaniards are demonstrating against it, due to the huge social and environmental impact the project would have.
Next time someone tries telling you that without using such and such genetically engineered biotech crop we won't be able to solve world hunger, just quote them some Olivier De Schutter, the UN Special Rapporteur on the right to food.
It is now a time for wisdom, and it’s a time for ideas. And it will take big ideas and bold actions to prevent the collapse of our environment. A law of Ecocide acts as a preventative ‘think before you act’ mechanism which stops business causing ecocide.
"I'm optimistic that in the next 40 years we'll see a big change in consciousness. People will turn to a lifestyle that is elegant and simple, where you can live well within the means of the Earth. All of that is to come."
To the casual celebrity gossip and 90s TV watcher, Roseanne Barr seeking the nomination of the Green Party to run for president may seem odd, but it's all a perfect progression for the comedian-macadamia nut farmer-activist.
The think tank that revealed the connection between Ivy League universities and land grabs in Africa is now concerned about the support the U.S. ambassador to Tanzania is lending to a land deal in that country that would displace more than 160,000 people.