If the South wants to protect its interests against the power of the Bretton Woods institutions and WTO, it will need its own, equally powerful forum

Is your government signing away your future rights to the world s natural resources?

A recent protocol on compensation to victims of hazardous waste permits the generators to go scot free

Tonnes of garbage

On the 10th anniversary of the Basel Convention, member states reiterate the need to minimise the generation of hazardous waste

india has called for a strong protocol on liability and compensation to encourage countries to be more vigilant in the trans-boundary movement of hazardous wastes. Speaking on the Control of

Environmentalists and developing

Protecting poor countries from becoming dumping grounds for the North s wastes

India s stand at the conference

Environmentalists beef up defences