Emphasis is finally being placed on intentse, comprehensive, sustained programs that have worked in other malarial nations.
LA OROYA, Peru–Pitched battles over ideology and public policy certainly are not confined to classrooms or legislative chambers. They are also fought in poor communities of Africa, Asia and Latin America, often pitting multinational corporations against multinational activist groups. The …
Threatened aid cutoffs and agricultural export bans against any malaria-endemic country that even suggests it might use DDT are major human rights abuses.
The misplaced opposition to genetically modified crops in the Third World violates poor people’s basic human rights.
The radical Rainforest Action Network is trying to intimidate yet another company into adopting its narrow definition of ethics, ecology and the public interest.
Mr. Driessen calls this “eco-imperialism,” an effective term that appeals to the disdain for the domination of vulnerable or weak societies by the more powerful. This resonates with rural Canadians, especially those engaged in the fur trade and commercial forestry, some of whom are the chief victims of this sort of arrogance.
The North American environmental movement has lost its compass, and the misinformation many of its groups are spreading is costing millions of lives in third world countries, said author and former environmentalist Paul Driessen.
ENVIRONMENTAL groups are operating in a moral vacuum with no regard for the lives and welfare of people in developing countries, says a man who once took up the cause of environmentalism.