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Mexico becomes first in Americas to wipe out tropical eye disease

By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, April 25 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - M exico has become the first country in the Americas to eliminate trachoma, but the world's leading infectious cause of blindness remains endemic in Brazil, Colombia and Guatemala, the ... DNA, 5 hours ago

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Climate change offers huge investment opportunity - experts

By Sophie Hares TEPIC, Mexico, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Climate change should be grasped as an opportunity to attract vast capital flows into low-carbon investments, create jobs and spur economic growth, rather than viewed as a money-absorbing ...
 DNA1 day ago Latin America needs to climate proof infrastructure - World Bank  DNA2 weeks ago Make climate change an economic - not green - issue, urges ex-president  DNA2 weeks ago Chile's "city of disasters" steps up climate change protection  DNA3 weeks ago

INTERVIEW-Winner of "Green Nobel" says India is plundering not protecting tribal lands

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - India is plundering the land of its indigenous people to profit from mining, with little regard of the devastation caused to poor tribal communities, said an Indian land rights activist who won ...
 DNA1 day ago Protesters lock horns with Indian state after steelmaker offers to return land  DNA1 month ago Church leaders in India back indigenous people protesting land law changes  DNA1 month ago

FEATURE-Deafening power looms muffle desperation in India's textile hub

By Roli Srivastava SURAT, India, April 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Udhiya Behera sat in a windowless room in the Indian textile hub of Surat, staring blankly at a small television as the ground shook with the noise of power looms on the floor below.
 DNA6 days ago INTERVIEW-India's proposed surrogacy law raises trafficking risk for foreign women - expert  DNA1 week ago Home after six months detention, Indian fishermen recall ordeal in Gulf  DNA2 weeks ago Indian police widen trafficking probe after death of 12-year-old maid  DNA2 weeks ago

INTERVIEW-African women pay for Trump's anti-abortion move - activist

By Katy Migiro NAIROBI, April 19 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Lisa Shannon, a U. S. women's rights campaigner, scrolled through photos on her laptop, stopping at a picture of a dead baby in a plastic bag on a dumpsite in Somalia, a brutal illustration of ...
 DNA1 week ago Thousands of UK companies to report gender pay gap under new law  DNA2 weeks ago What ambition gap? Women as ambitious as men unless companies block them - study  DNA2 weeks ago Women-only "pink taxis" set to hit Pakistani streets  DNA1 month ago

New India coastal law will hurt environment, fishermen's livelihoods - activists

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Planned changes to India's coastal zone law to allow reclaiming land from the sea and the use of thousands of miles of coastal land for commercial purposes will damage the environment and affect ...
 DNA5 days ago INTERVIEW-For faster growth in India, change the land acquisition law - official  DNA2 weeks ago India, Pakistan argue over Mumbai bungalow in decades-old property row  DNA3 weeks ago High-res mapping and locals join forces in India to restore deforested land  DNA4 weeks ago

South India's scorching drought forces farmers into debt bondage

By Anuradha Nagaraj CHENNAI, India, April 18 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - One of the worst droughts in decades across south India is forcing tens of thousands of farmers and labourers to take out loans to survive, pushing them into debt bondage and ...
 DNA1 week ago Hit by drought and debt, Indian farmers protest with human skulls and rats  DNA4 weeks ago

Malawi cracks down on food smugglers seeking more profit

By Karen Sanje LILONGWE, April 20 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malawi has tightened its border controls to stop profiteers smuggling much-needed maize out of the country in search of higher prices.
 DNA6 days ago FEATURE-Malawi deploys military to protect its fast-dwindling forests  DNA1 month ago

Environmentalists slam planned Bangladesh power plants near protected Sundarbans

By Rina Chandran MUMBAI, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - More than 70 environmental groups have warned the construction of power plants near the Sundarbans in Bangladesh, a mangrove forest that is home to the Bengal tiger, would damage the environment ...
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INTERVIEW-Syria attack moves Nobel winner to speak out on children in war zones

By Nita Bhalla NEW DELHI, April 21 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - The United Nations must prioritise millions of children caught up in conflict and protect refugee children from being trafficked into slavery, Nobel Laureate and child rights activist Kailash ...
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