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  • The World Bank has approved an $87 million USD grant package to help Mozambique develop a climate change-resilient economy and improve nutrition interventions for over a million people.
  • Carlos Álvarez García, president of the Agriculture and Livestock Chamber of Torreón, has warned that conflicts over water among producers in the La Laguna area could get worse, as the National Water Commission (Conagua) continues to say it will only release 450 million cubic meters of water for the agricultural cycle.
  • El Salvador has claimed a gold and silver mine in Guatemala would pollute the water quality of its essential Lempa River, which provides 37 percent of the country’s drinking water. The government of El Salvador is now calling on the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (CIDH) to pressure Guatemala to halt Goldcorp’s Cerro Blanco mine.
  • 15 Jan 2013- 08:06 by Local Press Report new yorK Amazon Defense Coalition Chevron's CEO John Watson and his management team are continuing to publish false and materially misleading information to government regulators and shareholders regarding the enormous risks posed by the company’s
  • A significant rise in mercury emissions due to industrialization, coal burning, artisanal mining and unsafe waste disposal has worsened pollution of freshwater ecosystems globally, warns a new report by the United Nations Environment Program (UNEP).