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24 February 2020

Nigeria: Archbishop condemns land-grabbing & its knock-on effects of poverty, pollution, violence & deforestation

Author: devotednews.com

"Land grabbing causing poverty in Africa, Archbishop Kaigama warns", 18 February 2020...

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21 February 2020

Mexico: World’s largest lithium reserves set to be mined by company Bacanora despite concerns of negative environmental impacts

Author: Dialogo Chino

“Mexico's lithium discovery is a double-edged sword”, 14th February 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; includes 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

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

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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18 February 2020

Liberia: Villagers demand to know more about the impacts of proposed mining project

Author: Joaquin M. Sendolo, Daily Observer (Liberia)

‘Community Concerned Company Has No Environmental Plan for Goldmine’ 12 February 2020...

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18 February 2020
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Author: Pie de Página (México)

“La mayor cervecera del mundo viola el derecho al agua en Baja California”, 9 de febrero de 2020...

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17 February 2020
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Author: Radio Universidad de Chile

“Asamblea por el Agua del Guasco Alto: “Pascua Lama debe ser cerrado para siempre, ahora”” - 17 de febrero de 2020 ...

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16 February 2020
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Author: Semana Sostenible

“Solicitan a CAR Cundinamarca revocar licencia ambiental de proyecto minero en el río Magdalena" - 15 de febrero de 2020.  ...

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