Day: 10 April 2006
Trans-nationals should be held responsible for toxic food and products – UN
With chemical poisoning responsible for the deaths of 47,000 people each year, trans-national corporations should be held accountable for human health damage caused by toxic substances contained in food and other everyday products, the UN has said.
Shrinking tropical glaciers hold the key to water resources in the Andes
As mountain glaciers melt in a warming climate, the people of the South American Andes face a reduced supply of the glacial melt water they rely on for drinking, hydroelectricity and agriculture. French glaciologist Kristof Sturm outlines the processes that will shape future water resources in the tropical latitudes of Bolivia, Ecuador and Peru.
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