- According to the Associated Press, China and Brazil may establish a bond over Chinese assistance exploiting Brazilian Coltan mines.
- USAID's Famine Early Warning System Network released its 2010 April through September outlook for food security in Somalia.
- Check out BBC's audio track discussing the role rare earth metals play in the economy, the environment and technology.
- The New York Times' Green blog discusses the release of the United Nations's Biodiversity Outlook 3, which shows declines across the board.
- The nine Nile states of Africa are likely to come to an agreement over water usage, reports The National.
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