Posts Tagged with "global trade"

New Study: Species Gravely Endangered by Global Trade of Commodities like Palm Oil

Thursday, June 21, 2012

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New Study: Species Gravely Endangered by Global Trade of Commodities like Palm Oil

A new study led by the University of Sydney appeared in the Journal Nature recently, warning that nearly a third of animal species under threat in developing nations are linked to global trade of manufactured goods and commodities such as palm oil. As the researchers put it: “Human activities are causing the globe’s sixth major [...]

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Economic Uncertainty?

Monday, October 22, 2007

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An AP story reports that the head of the IMF thinks “the global economy faces a period of uncertainty.” You don’t say? I guess the days of a predictable global economy, where perfect markets operated with transparency and always lived up to promises of increased prosperity for all, are coming to an end. No longer [...]

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