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News Articles
EU is investing in toxic waste projects in developing world, GAIA claims
by Les RoopanarineThe Guardian
May 16th, 2012
The EU is threatening waste-pickers' livelihoods and backing projects that may actually increase emissions, says report
South Africa: The ANC government’s ‘talk left, walk right’ climate policy
by Patrick BondLinks – International Journal of Socialist Renewal
As the Kyoto Protocol’s Conference of the Parties (also known as the Durban COP 17) draws closer, we will encounter even more frequent public relations blasts than witnessed in the same International Convention Centre district a decade ago, before the World Conference Against Racism in 2001, and again last year during the soccer World Cup.
International environment group petitions against Mauritius incinerator plant
APA - Port Louis (Mauritius) The International Persistent Organic Pollutants Elimination Network (IPEN) has called on the Mauritius government to respect the Stockholm Convention and to abandon an incinerator project in the vicinity of the village of La Chaumiere in the south of the country.

Press Releases
Lixo Zero, Aquecimento Global Zero
30 de Setembro de 2009, Mozambique. A Justiça Ambiental este ano em solidaridade com a GAIA, pelo oitavo aniversário, em comemoração do Dia Mundial de Acção: ”Lixo Zero, Aquecimento Global Zero”, decidiu que devido à campanha eleitoral no País, não seria o momento mais oportuno para se fazer uma campanha ambiental ou de acção, pois não teria o impacto desejado.
Mauritius says NO to MSW Incinerator
Collectif des Opposants à l'Incinération de Déchets

MultiMedia
Nature is a Model for Waste Management
In this interview by Deer Park Institute, Ravi Gulati of New Delhi, India, talks about the importance of viewing waste in the spirit of nature, where there is no waste and where all discards are used rather than hidden from view.

GAIA and Allies in the News
Leading Africans to Responsible Recycling
Recycling of electronic waste continues to pose a hazard to workers and the environment.


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