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17 February 2018

Cambodia: Mother Nature activists say they’ve been ‘robbed’ of freedom for documenting illegal sand-bearing vessels; plan to appeal guilty verdict

Author: Yesenia Amaro & Niem Chheng, The Phnom Penh Post

"Freed Mother Nature activists decry 'injustice'" 14 February 2018...

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15 February 2018

Kenya: How activist leading a lawsuit against a lead-smelting factory allegedly causing lead poisoning has endured threats & intimidation

Phyllis Omido is leading a landmark class action demanding a clean-up and compensation from a lead-smelting factory accused of poisoning local residents - including her own son. She has in the past been threatened by thugs, arrested by police and...

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15 February 2018

UK: Appeal court rules Nigerian communities cannot purse Shell in English courts over oil spills

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14 February 2018

Appeal court rules Nigerians cannot pursue Shell spill claim in England

Author: Reuters

The Court of Appeal in London ruled on Wednesday that two Nigerian communities cannot pursue Royal Dutch Shell in English courts over oil spills in Nigeria’s Delta region. The split decision upheld a High Court ruling last year that was a setback to...

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14 February 2018

Report highlights link between growing biofuel demand & deforestation

Author: Chris Malins, Cerulogy & Rainforest Foundation Norway

"Driving deforestation", Jan 2018...

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14 February 2018

USA: Woman ‘dragged’ from West Virginia hearing after listing lawmakers’ oil and gas donors

Author: Nick Visser, HuffPost

A woman was removed from the West Virginia House of Delegates on Friday after she used her testimony about a fossil fuel-sponsored piece of legislation to list industry donations to state lawmakers. Lissa Lucas... voice[d] her objections to the...

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13 February 2018
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Basados en el trabajo pastoral de instituciones católicas y de organizaciones no gubernamentales que acompañan diversos procesos comunitarios en los departamentos que configuran la Orinoquía Colombiana (Arauca, Casanare, Guaviare, Meta, Vaupés y...

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13 February 2018

About gold mine project in Amulsar presented by Lydian International

Author: Armenian Environmental Front (AEF) civil initiative

...The Bronozian Consultants have conducted a series of reviews of the Amulsar Gold Project in Armenia over the past eight months. The overall purpose of our work has been to provide a critical, detailed, and independent technical evaluation of the...

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Company non-response
13 February 2018

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Report
13 February 2018

Amulsar Gold Project: Overview of Concerns with the Amulsar Gold Project, Potential Consequences, and Recommendations

Author: Blue Minerals Consultancy, Buka Environmental & Clear Coast Consulting

...The focus has been on the potential effects of the project on water resources, commonly the most critical and long-term environmental concern for large-scalemetal mines...The evaluation has found that the Amulsar Gold Project, as proposed, poses a...

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