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The Land Battle: 15 Organizations Defending Land Rights

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 07.29.2015 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

The increasing trend of international land grabbing--when governments and private firms invest in or purchase large tracts of land in other countrie...

Earth Day: Promoting Urban Revitalization and Green Cities

Danielle Nierenberg | Posted 06.21.2014 | Green
Danielle Nierenberg

April 22nd is Earth Day -- an annual celebration of the planet's biodiversity and an important opportunity to highlight solutions to some of the world...

Recent Report Claims U.S. Investors 'Grab Land' For Profit In Africa

Posted 08.09.2011 | Impact

A recent report claims wealthy U.S. and European investors are buying up large amounts of territory in Africa, without proper contracts, and in ways t...