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Environment & Sustainability

Powerful Tropical Storm Manuel—which together with Tropical Storm Ingrid has already killed at least 81 people across 11 states in Mexico—was upgraded to a category one hurricane today.

Often referred to as “games for good” or “games for change,” a new generation of socially- and environmentally-oriented online simulation games aims to go beyond entertainment by raising awareness of global issues and securing funds for projects—making a real-word difference. 

Earlier this month, President Rafael Correa abandoned the novel Yasuní-ITT initiative, which was launched in 2007 to keep the oil underground.

After 20 years, it’s time to consider a new strategy.
What business can (and should) do to lower the temperature.
View AQ's exclusive photos of mines and their surrounding communities in Chile, Colombia and Peru.
Mining conflicts can be mitigated through adherence to already agreed-upon international norms.
Watch an exclusive AQ documentary that looks at how a community grapples with a mining company's plan to divert a local river. (en Español)
Watch video clips from mining site visits in Chile and Peru and AQ's exclusive documentary about an initiative by the Cerrejón coal mine in La Guajira, Colombia to relocate a part of the Río Ranchería.

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