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6 April 2020

Philippines: brutal crackdown on activists and environmental defenders amid spread of Covid-19

Author: Nick Aspinwall, The Diplomat

"The Philippines’ Coronavirus Lockdown Is Becoming a Crackdown", 03 April 2020...

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31 March 2020
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Author: Rafaelle Fróes, G1 MA - São Luís (Brazil)

"Líder indígena Guajajara é encontrado morto no Maranhão. Indígena Zezico Guajajara foi encontrado morto nesta terça-feira (31) em uma estrada da Terra Indígena Arariboia, no município de Arame. Não há informações sobre a motivação do crime", 31 de...

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22 March 2020

Papua New Guinea: Groups urge Govt. to cancel Nautilus Minerals' mining permit & licence as impacts of deep-sea mining remain uncertain

Author: The National

"Group wants deep-sea mine permit, licence cancelled", 16 March 2020...

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19 March 2020
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Author: Valéria Maniero, Época (Brazil)

"Brasil é denunciado por risco de genocídio indígena no Conselho de Direitos Humanos da ONU. Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou também para o desmonte das políticas ambientais no país- Queixa feita durante audiência em Genebra alertou...

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1 March 2020

New Zealand: Rio Tinto's waste dump allegedly almost breached by floods causing locals to fear for potential devastation

A report published by The Guardian alleged that the mining conglomerate, Rio Tinto, has failed to deal with the waste dump that was almost breached by South Island floods. The incident, the report alleged, caused fear among the locals of potential...

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1 March 2020

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29 February 2020

New Zealand's Aluminum Smelter's (NZAS) Media Statement

Author: New Zealand's Aluminum Smelter (NZAS)

"NZAS remains committed to its NZ$1.75 million pledge to support the govemment’s plans to safely remove fertilizer premix material", 17 February 2020...

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28 February 2020

Australia: Rio Tinto will invest $1.5 billion to reduce greenhouse gas emissions & become carbon-neutral by 2050

Author: Nick Toscano, The Sydney Morning Herald

"Rio Tinto pledges $1.5 billion to be 'carbon neutral' by 2050", 26 February 2020...

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23 February 2020

Fiji: Australian-based company Amex Resources allegedly operates black sand mining without community approval

Author: Prianka Srinivasan, ABC

"Fiji's black sand mining project draws international scrutiny", 14 January 2020...

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22 February 2020

Fiji: Macuata chiefs will oppose seabed mining for risk of destruction of livelihood

Author: Radio New Zealand

"Opposition to seabed mining from chiefs in Fiji's Macuata", 17 February 2020...

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