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20 February 2020
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Author: Portafolio (Colombia)

“Ejercen presión en Europa a Glencore para salir de Cerrejón” – 18 de febrero de 2020...

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20 February 2020
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Author: André Shalders, BBC News Brasil (Brazil)

"Congresso pode liberar fazendas para desmatar até 50% de terras na Amazônia", 17 fevereiro 2020O Congresso Nacional analisa uma medida provisória (MP) que pode aumentar o desmatamento na floresta amazônica. O texto, que está pronto para ser votado no...

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20 February 2020

Africa: The potential link between natural resources exploitation, climate change and natural disasters

Author: Diana Nabiruma, The Observer (Uganda)

"Locusts, climate change and oil exploitation "...

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20 February 2020
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Author: José Carlos Carvalho, Edson Duarte, Gustavo Krause, Carlos Minc, Rubens Ricupero, José Sarney Filho, Marina Silva e Izabella Teixeira, Folha de São Paulo (Brazil)

"Ex-ministros do Meio Ambiente: Um pacto pelo licenciamento ambiental-Um pacto pelo licenciamento ambiental-Projeto no Congresso destrói o arcabouço existente", 18 de fevereiro de 2020 ...

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20 February 2020

Honduras: Communities of Choluteca oppose solar energy project of the Norwegian company Scatec Solar

Communities of Choluteca inform that the solar energy panels of the Norwegian company, Scatec Solar, have caused criminalisation against human rights defenders of the territory. They also report that the project has not brought any benefit to the...

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20 February 2020

Kenya: Companies allegedly discharge toxic effluent into Lake Victoria, risking health; with companies' comments

An investigative report by the Daily Nation alleges that companies have been discharging toxic effluent into Lake Victoria, compromising local communities health. The report includes a joint study with the University of Nairobi's toxicology department...

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20 February 2020

Kenya: Corruption & ineptitude compromising regulatory bodies' ability to enforce laws, including against harmful business conduct

Author: Robert Shaw, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Ineptitude, rundown agencies the handmaiden of corruption"...

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20 February 2020

Kiwasco & Kibos Sugar allegedly discharging toxic effluent into Lake Victoria compromising locals' health & right to food; companies' comment

Author: Paul Wafula, Daily Nation (Kenya)

"Shame of Kisumu water company destroying Lake Victoria"...

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19 February 2020
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Author: Ríos Vivos Colombia

“El banco BBVA visitará y acompañará a Rios Vivos en el territorio afectado por Hidroituango” – 17 de febrero de 2020...

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19 February 2020

Report on health & environmental impact of pharmaceutical industry in India calls for increased transparency & enhanced due diligence

Swedwatch and Swedish Society for Nature Conservation's new report The Health Paradox outlines the human rights and environmental impacts linked to the pharmaceutical industry in Hyderabad, India, one of the world's leading producers of pharmaceuticals...

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