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Analysis: Collaboration Key for a Clean India

Tuesday, February 24, 2015

NEW DELHI, Feb 24 (IPS) - Prime Minister Narendra Modi's call to action for a 100 percent Open Defecation Free (ODF) India by 2019 was announced as part of the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) or Clean India Campaign last year.

Indigenous Food Systems Should Be on the Development Menu

Monday, February 23, 2015

ROME, Feb 23 (IPS) - Overcoming hunger and malnutrition in the 21st century no longer means simply increasing the quantity of available food but also the quality.

Biogas Eases Women’s Household Burden in Rural Cuba

Friday, February 20, 2015

, Feb 20 (IPS) - On the blue flame of her biogas stove, it takes half as long for rural doctor Arianna Toledo to heat bath water and cook dinner as it did four years ago, when she still used electric power or firewood.

Everything You Wanted to Know About Climate Change

Thursday, February 19, 2015

NEW DELHI, Feb 19 (IPS) - So much information about climate change now abounds that it is hard to differentiate fact from fiction. Scientific reports appear alongside conspiracy theories, data is interspersed with drastic predictions about the future, and everywhere one turns, the bad news just seems to be getting worse.

Should we celebrate 10 years of the global tobacco control treaty?

Wednesday, February 18, 2015

GENEVA, Feb 18 (IPS) - February 27 will mark the 10th anniversary of the World Health Organisation Framework Convention on Tobacco Control (FCTC), the first global public health treaty.

Deadly Asbestos Still Costing Lives

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

MÁLAGA, Spain, Feb 17 (IPS) - "I would get asbestos in my mouth, spit it out and carry on working," said 52-year-old Francisco Padilla. Exposure to this deadly mineral fibre over most of his working life has resulted in cancer and the removal of his left lung, the lung lining and part of his diaphragm.

Indigenous Peoples – Architects of the Post-2015 Development Agenda

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

ROME, Feb 17 (IPS) - "We do not inherit the Earth from our ancestors, we borrow it from our children" – an ancient Indian saying that encapsulates the essence of sustainability as seen by the world's indigenous people.

Keeping Food Security on the Table at U.N. Climate Talks

Friday, February 13, 2015

GENEVA, Feb 13 (IPS) - Food security has become a key issue of the U.N. climate negotiations this week in Geneva as a number of countries and observers raised concerns that recent advances in Lima are in jeopardy.

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