The politics of grazing

Report from West Cameroon by Natalia Riley.

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NI 512 - Public ownership rises again - May, 2018

'I will never give up my land'

Roxana Olivera talks to Goldman Environment Prize winner Máxima Acuña.

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NI 494 - Smiley-faced monopolists - July, 2016
Stop forced closures!

Stop forced closures!

Amy Hall reports on the threat to remote communities in Australia.

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NI 484 - Capitalism is spinning out of control - July, 2015
Three-year-old twin Palestinian girls pose in a doorway that's still standing after Israel's bombing campaign.

Cementing Gaza's suffering

Reconstruction is being hampered by Israel, which is stopping building supplies getting through, says Abedalqader Hammad.

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NI 483 - Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion - June, 2015
Not on our land: Nicaraguan farmers protest against the proposed canal.

Canal controversy in Nicaragua

Bryan Kay on a possibly calamitous plan.

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NI 482 - Global banking now - May, 2015
Bitter harvest: plantation labourers in Sumatra face appalling working conditions.

Ghosts on our own land

Gigantic palm oil plantations across Indonesia and Malaysia are having a devastating impact on local farms and workers, too. Ollie Milman reports from Sumatra.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
The haunting sound of shells being blown as part of Punta Querandi's rituals

A clash of dreams

Indigenous Argentineans, disrespected and ignored for too long, are forging new alliances in their quest to safeguard the natural world.

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NI 463 - Argentina's challenge - June, 2013
Family farms have brought production levels back up to the 1990s average, when white farmers were still in charge. They now make up one of the most dynamic sectors of the economy. From top to bottom: tying tobacco, shelling maize and taking a break.

The eye of the farmer fattens the beast

Can smallholders be more productive than agribusiness? It looks that way in Zimbabwe, which has broken up its big farms, and where growers have nearly matched production of their white predecessors, in fewer than ten years. Joseph Hanlon reports.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013

Land Grabs - Hotspots

Some of the world’s biggest and most controversial land deals.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013
‘Don’t mess’: the proud owner of a certificate that recognizes the land rights of the Chicoco community in Cuamba, Niassa.

Securing the global commons

The land rush started back in 2008. It has not gone unnoticed – or unchallenged.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013

Land Grabs - The Facts

Big land deals are forcing people from their homes and damaging livelihoods.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013
‘They'll have to kill us first’. The land of villagers in Kitica, Cabo Delgado province, is under threat from a local landgrabber. They pose with machete, hoe and a coil of homegrown tobacco, the trappings of home – and self defence. Photo: Hazel Healy

The smallholders’ last stand

A visit to Mozambique dispels any notion that big business is going to ‘feed Africa’. Hazel Healy reports on a land rush in full swing.

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NI 462 - Land grabs - May, 2013
A devastated landscape: Suncor
Canada’s oilsands upgrader facility on
the banks of the Athabasca River.

Putting the 'I' in ecocide

22 April is Earth Day. Should punishment be made to those personally responsible for destroying our planet?

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012

Ready or not: can Bangladesh cope with climate change?

New Internationalist co-editor Hazel Healy travelled there to find out how people are adapting to a warming world.

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NI 451 - Adapt or die - April, 2012
Tee time in Bali: a
tourist plays golf from a
tee surrounded by paddy
fields. Farmland is being
sacrificed to make way for
development – leading to
soaring food prices.

Boom Times in Bali

Life has changed on the 'island paradise'- but foreign investment is not all it's cracked up to be. Jamie James looks beyond the tourist brochures.

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NI 450 - Time for a fair economy - March, 2012
A community under
siege: Bedouin face
threats of evacuation,
house demolition, travel
restrictions and harassment
on a daily basis.

Israel evicts Bedouin villagers

More than 30,000 Bedouin, which the Israeli government call 'squatters', face eviction to make way for settlements, reports Libby Powell.

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NI 449 - Haiti two years on - January, 2012

Articles in this category displayed as a table:

Article title From magazine Publication date
Public ownership rises again May, 2018
Smiley-faced monopolists July, 2016
Capitalism is spinning out of control July, 2015
Fundamentalism - Power, politics and persuasion June, 2015
Global banking now May, 2015
Organ trafficking May, 2014
Time to rethink disability November, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Argentina's challenge June, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Land grabs May, 2013
Adapt or die April, 2012
Adapt or die April, 2012
Time for a fair economy March, 2012
Haiti two years on January, 2012
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