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Guaraní Effort to Strengthen Culture Through Tourism

Posted on 24 January 2011 by editor

Francisco Medina at the entrance to the 'School of the Jungle'. Credit:Clarinha Glock/IPS

By Clarinha Glock*

PUERTO IGUAZÚ, Argentina, Jan 24, 2011 (Tierramérica) – Since recovering part of their territory in 2005, an indigenous Guaraní community in the northeastern Argentine province of Misiones is working to maintain and expand a cultural tourism initiative.
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Local Communities Protect Their Amazon

Posted on 17 January 2011 by editor

Alto Huayabamba in San Martín, Peru. Credit: AMPA

By Milagros Salazar*

LIMA, Jan 16, 2011 (Tierramérica) – San Martín is one of the three most deforested Amazon regions in Peru. But now local residents and non-governmental organisations have joined with local and regional authorities to defend the flora, fauna and water resources and halt the destruction of the rainforests.
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“This Time There Will Be No Noah’s Ark”

Posted on 29 December 2010 by editor

There could be 100 million climate refugees in the next five to seven years, warns Leonardo Boff. Credit:Daniela Pastrana/IPS

Daniela Pastrana interviews LEONARDO BOFF, Brazilian writer and theologian*

MEXICO CITY, Dec 28, 2010 (Tierramérica) – “The market is not going to resolve the environmental crisis,” says theologian and environmentalist Leonardo Boff, professor at Brazil’s State University of Rio de Janeiro. The solution, he says, lies in ethics and in changing our relationship with nature.
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