Environment and Ecology
The Friendship Office promotes policies that address the structural causes of climate change. We realize that the valiant community based development and reforestation efforts that we support can literally be swept away without binding global policies.

News and Analysis

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http://pablosolon.wordpress.com/(Spanish below) The Climate Change Conference ended two days later than expected, adopting a set of decisions that were known only a few hours before their adoption. Some decisions were even not complete at the moment...
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Congressman Howard Berman released a strongly worded letter to Hillary Clinton, in which he expresses his concern about the human rights situation in Honduras.  The letter goes into great detail regarding the involvement of Honduran security forces in killings, torture and...
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by Amy Goodman
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 John Perry /15th December 2011- Costa Rica is renowned for its excellent environmental record, but with the construction of a 150km road beside the San Juan river it appears to be going against that reputation by causing enormous damage to the environment.  See entire story --http://...
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Hundreds of peasant farmers, many of them members of the National Union of Farmers and Ranchers (UNAG), travelled to Managua last week to present to the government a petition laying out the necessity of rescuing, conserving, and planting local seeds of Nicaragua’s food crops as a way to...