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Brazil goes for carbon neutral World Cup goal

The Brazilian hosts of this year's football World Cup say they aim to offset greenhouse gas emissions from the contest in a move some hope will inspire other event [...]
from Down to Earth on Apr 19, 2014.
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No food left in besieged Palestinian refugee camp, warns UN

The UN blames fighting in Syria for an inability to re-stock the besieged Palestinian refugee camp of Yarmouk, which it says has run out of UN food aid.
from UN on Apr 20, 2014.

China admits that one-fifth of its farmland Is contaminated

Unbridled industrialisation with almost no environmental regulation has resulted in the toxic contamination of one-fifth of China's farmland, the government has acknowledged.
from NPR on Apr 19, 2014.

Oil company asked to explain Virunga allegations in new film

WWF calls on UK company Soco International to respond to allegations about oil exploration in a national park in a documentary premiering at the Tribeca Film Festival.
by Daniel on Apr 18, 2014.

Nepal urged to reject Truth and Reconciliation Bill

Nepali legislators should reject problematic provisions of the proposed Truth and Reconciliation Commission bill, say international rights groups..
from Human Rights Watch on Apr 18, 2014.
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South Sudan: bad news for Beijing as Machar attacks oil fields

Oil, South Sudan’s only major source of revenue, is rapidly moving to the centre of the country's current conflict.
from African Arguments on Apr 17, 2014.

Call for inquiry into sexual violence by Burmese army

An international investigation should be established into rape and sexual violence by the Burmese Army, says a new briefing.
from Burma Campaign UK on Apr 17, 2014.
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The urgent question of an African Currency Unit

Without an African central bank under democratic control and a credible African currency, the resource drain will continue to rob Africa of the means to achieve development, [...]
from Pambazuka news on Apr 17, 2014.
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