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21 February 2018
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21 February 2018

Brazil: NGOs allege that Morro do Ouro gold mine violated land, environmental & cultural rights, including right to FPIC; it includes comments from Kinross & Export Dev. Canada

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20 February 2018
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Author: Franciele Petry Schramm, Terra de Direitos (Brazil)

"CTNBio aprova resolução que abre brechas para liberação de mudanças genéticas em seres vivos-Pesquisas financiadas pelo exército estadunidense, aprovação da tecnologia feita às escuras no Brasil: o que há por trás do 'gene drives'?", 7 de fevereiro...

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20 February 2018

Inter-American Court of Human Rights recognises healthy environment as a fundamental human right in landmark advisory opinion

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20 February 2018

Uganda: Communities displaced for oil-related infrastructure allege unfair compensation by oil companies; Total responds

Local communities in oil-rich Buliisa district that hosts the oil and gas processing facility has threatened to sue multinational companies over alleged unfair compensation. In its response, Total has said that its resettlement complies with...

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20 February 2018

Unilever discloses entire palm oil supply chain; explains decision as vital in addressing deforestation and human rights abuses

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15 February 2018

France: Under new law, cos. would face sanctions for failing to block fake news

Author: Charles Bremner, The Times (UK)

"France aims to ban fake news at election time", 14 Feb 2018...

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15 February 2018

Kenya: Goldman Prize-winning activist leads lawsuit against lead smelting factory that allegedly caused lead poisoning

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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14 February 2018

New issue of Ethical Corporation explores emerging social & economic impacts linked with AI

Author: Ethical Corporation

"Rise of the robots", Jan 2018...

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