Dr S Faizi is an ecologist specialising in international policy affairs and a UN environmental negotiator, currently based at Trivandrum. He seeks to articulate the developing world's concerns on global issues. He consults for international agencies and governments on environment and biodiversity management. The awards he has received include the UNEP Global 500 Honour and Lifetime Achievements Award of the Serbian government.
Russian President Vladimir Putin is confident that the conflict between Israel and the Palestinian Authority directly threatens Russia's security