Don Bustos, co-director of the American Friends Service Committee and organic farmer, was honored to be part of a small group of elder organic farmers brought together in California to discuss the evolution of organic farming in the last few decades and the future of organic farming. This gathering was featured in the New York Times and the Washington Post.
Barry Sanders, Ph.D., author of the Green Zone: The Environmental Costs of Militarism (Oakland, AK Press, 2009) will speak in Indianapolis on Monday, October 18, 2010, at 6:30 p.m. at the Earth House, 237 N. East St. The title of his talk is the “Ecological Costs of Militarism.”
On Saturday, June 26, the nation will join hands on beaches and in parks and cities all across America for Hands Across The Sand. We will stand united against the dangers that offshore oil drilling presents to our oceans and marine wildlife, fishing industries, and coastal economies.
“Before the Dam” is a study of the likely environmental impacts and community rights issues arising from the construction and operation of the proposed Kirirom III Hydropower Scheme, in Sre Ambel District, southwest Cambodia. The study explores the options that exist for the local community to promote their rights. The study suggests that if built and operated with appropriate measures in place, the Kirirom III scheme could set a bench-mark for sustainable hydro-development in Cambodia.
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