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23 February 2017
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23 February 2017
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Author: Instituto PACS - Políticas Alternativas para o Cone Sul (Brazil)

“Moradores de Santa Cruz no Rio de Janeiro cobram reparações após venda da TKCSA”, 23 de fevereiro de 2017...

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21 February 2017

Nigeria: Govt. declares pollution in Port Harcourt an emergency situation; temporarily shuts down a Chinese owned asphalt processing plant

Author: Tife Owolabi, Reuters (Nigeria)

"Nigeria declares pollution in southern city an emergency, closes plant", 14 Feb 2017...

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21 February 2017

So. Africa: Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep Gold Mine

Author: ENCA (South Africa)

"Mine worker killed in tram accident at South Deep", 16 Feb 2017...

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21 February 2017
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Author: CODESPA y Divina Pastora Seguros (Spain)

“ Divina Pastora colabora con CODESPA en un proyecto de lucha contra el hambre en Angola”, 20 de febrero de 2017...

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21 February 2017
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20 February 2017

India: Govt. revives changes to labour law that will affect over 50% of factories

Author: www.scroll.in

"Months after note ban, Centre revives changes to labour law that will affect over 50% of factories", 21 Feb 2017...

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20 February 2017

Ecuador: Court rules in favor of Afro-descendants, indigenous in first “rights of nature” lawsuit, but transfers blame from companies to State

Author: Julianne A. Hazlewood, Ph.D. and the Communities of La Chiquita and Guadualito

“Court issues ruling in world's first “rights of nature” lawsuit”- February 16, 2017...

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20 February 2017
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20 February 2017

Responsible Mining Index draft methodology released for public comment (due 24 Mar)

Author: Responsible Mining Foundation

The Responsible Mining Index (RMI) Draft Methodology has been released for public comment. The Draft Methodology is available in full-length and summary versions; summaries are also available in French, Spanish, Chinese and Russian. The Responsible...

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