Tag: natural resources

January 19, 2010

Natural Resource Mismanagement Connected to Loss of Life in Haiti

by Christi Elflein Haiti is a country that has suffered for decades with widespread poverty, political corruption, environmental destruction, and natural disasters.  Last week’s earthquake was devastating and made worse by the situation it was already in.  The Haitians desperate situation has lead to 97% …

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January 8, 2010

can you see the sea?

by Liz Neves Brooklyn 1766 From where I live, I can hear cruise ships sound warnings in the night. I can see sea gulls pausing in church towers. Sometimes, I think I can even smell the sea, or at least feel its misty kiss. But …

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October 12, 2009

Dividing water and other calamities between arbitrary boundaries

by Tommy Manuel I woke up on the morning of October 5th, poured a cup of coffee, and opened the paper.  Unusual for me, but I had just arrived in my home state of South Carolina the previous evening from New York.  As I enjoyed …

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