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Indigenous Peoples in Bangladesh: A visit to a Santal village in Dinajpur

27 December 2013
Gram Parishad o asamblea local es llamada Manjhi Baishi por los Santal, es la organización social tradicional. Foto des: Caritas Bangladesh-Dinajpur

Luis Santiago Cano With a population of almost 160 million people, Bangladesh ranks as the 8th most populated country in the world with the highest population density on the planet: 1,237.51 persons per square kilometre – growing at an estimated rate of 1.59% per year. In the 2013 Human Development Report of the UN...
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Tourism and water use

15 September 2013
Cambios en el uso global del agua relacionados con el turismo . Foto de: Gössling, 2005

Luis Santiago Cano and Sylvia Miclat Tourism is not readily viewed and acknowledged relevant in global water use, accounting for 1% compared with the agriculture sector’s estimated 70% consumption. However, “tourism is often a major user of freshwater in areas where water is scarce or where renewal rates of aquifers are limited, and its...
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Pope Francis, the environment, and Indigenous Peoples

31 July 2013
Atardecer en El Morichal en Bolivar, Venezuela. Foto de: Luis Carlos Díaz

Luis Santiago Cano At the most recent World Youth Day in Río de Janeiro, Brazil, Pope Francis conveyed a number of important messages not only for the Catholic community but also for the whole of humanity. Among them, there is one with a special meaning due to the venue, which is the Amazon: Pope...
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