Posted on 06 December 2010 by admin
By Emilio Godoy
CANCÃN, Dec 6, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – Ezequiel Estay began collecting glass bottles in 1991 after losing his job with the Chilean media conglomerate Copesa. Now, years later, he heads Chile’s National Movement of Recyclers and is a leader of the Latin American Recyclers’ Network, which is questioning the climate benefits of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM).
Posted on 02 December 2010 by admin
By Daniela Estrada*
SANTIAGO, Dec 2, 2010 (IPS/TerraViva) – The wide-ranging knowledge about climate variation possessed by native people and other small farmers, such as the people in one region of Colombia, is almost a perfect match to scientific measurements recorded on high-tech instruments. Continue Reading
Posted on 25 November 2010 by admin
An experimental grass crop at CIAT's Colombian headquarters. Credit:Neil Palmer/Courtesy of CIAT.
By Constanza Vieira*
BOGOTÃ, Nov 25, 2010 (TierramÃ©rica/TerraViva) – Colombia, with 24 million head of cattle, is showcasing two advances towards reducing the 13 percent of climate-changing gas emissions attributed to livestock production around the world. Continue Reading
Posted on 24 November 2010 by admin
Cultivo experimental de brachiaria en la sede colombiana del CIAT. CrÃ©dito: Neil Palmer â CortesÃa CIAT
Por Constanza Vieira
BOGOTÃ, nov (TierramÃ©rica/TerraViva) – Colombia, con 24 millones de cabezas de ganado, exhibe dos avances para reducir ese 13 por ciento de gases de efecto invernadero que se le achaca a la industria planetaria de rumiantes. Continue Reading