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MO* Article Shakes Up FSC label

The article ‘Sustainable on paper’ that was published in September in MO* Magazine, has stirred up a hornet’s nest. In the article, Veracel’s certification by FSC was heavily criticized. Veracel is a large Brazilian paper company, and has been under continuous attack by local farmers and activists.

China's intervention in Africa and Latin America

The relationship between China, Africa and Latin America is set to shape the 21st century. What will define their cooperation? And what will be the consequences for Europe?

Bolivia takes production of lithium into own hands

The government of Bolivia will spend 358 million euros (500 million US dollars) during the four coming years for the exploitation of the country's lithium reserves. So far the decision has not been made public.