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Bush's Macabre Barrick

By Javier Rodríguez Pardo The Canadian mining corporation Barrick Gold is not a sanctuary of sweaty capital, nor does it enjoy an exemplary image in the world market. It was born by unscrupulous efforts of the drug trafficker Peter Munk, formerly associated with the tycoon Adnan Khashoggi, an arms dealer of Saudi Arab origin.
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The owners of science

By Viviana MartinovichWho legitimates science "Scientific editorials make Murdoch look socialist," an article in The Guardian recently quipped. It is that many magazines depend on the industries: thus, the scientific parameters do not predominate but the economic interests. In Latin America, the abusive practices of publishers are not problematized: it is unknown, for example, that thousands of researchers worldwide - from MIT to Cambridge together with media such as The New York Times - signed a boycott against the Elsevier company.
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The toughest animal migrations on the planet

By Joe Riis Numerous species, from butterflies to caribou, face incredibly long and challenging walks. According to Jamie Gillooly, a biologist at the University of Florida, birds are probably the ones that face the most impressive migrations, both in terms of distance as of difficulty.
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Mapuches, a nation in its diversity

By Franck Gaudichaud The elements of an indigenous conflict, their legitimate claims of identity, cultural, idiomatic and self-determination, are combined with the direct effects of the neoliberal model. In this conflict, the Chilean state appears clearly and once again on the side of the transnationals and not as a defender of the rights of the majority.
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Something surrounds our territories: La Ronda Colombia 2010

By Tatiana Roa Avendaño As Hubbert predicted, several decades ago, we are facing the peak of oil, and how addicts, countries and companies will continue with the wild search for oil no matter if this is done in the poles, the seabed, the natural parks , indigenous sanctuaries, forest reserves, wetlands or the Amazon rainforest.
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