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Cambodian Authorities Keep Environmental Activists in Jail as They Await Trial

Source: RFA 2015-08-20

The trio from the domestic nongovernmental organization Mother Nature — San Mala, 24, Try Sovikea, 26, and Sim Somnang, 29 — were arrested Monday after they failed to appear at a police station to answer questions about their involvement in a protest against the Vietnamese firms International Rainbow Co. 535 more words

Human Rights

Press Downplays, Hides EPA's Responsibility For Western River Contamination

By Tom Blumer ~

On Wednesday, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency committed an act which would have likely become instant national news if a private entity had done the same thing. 578 more words

Public Opinion

Pipeline Foes Funded By Putin’s Pals

By Paul Driessen ~

What happens when protesters learn they’re being used by billionaires? They dig in their ideological heels and shout insults.

As hydraulic fracturing and Canadian oil sands development sent North American petroleum production soaring, new pipelines were approved and constructed, including the Keystone system’s first three phases. 773 more words

Public Opinion

How many more? Every week are murdered two environmental activists in the World

Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness. A report published by the organisation said there were 116 deaths worldwide in 2014, including 29 in Brazil, 25 in Colombia and 15 in the Philippines.

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Environmental Attention

Green activist killings up by a fifth - Global Witness

Anti-logging activist Edwin Chota was murdered in Peru along with three other indigenous leaders

Killings of environmental activists have risen by 20% in the last year, according to campaign group Global Witness. 212 more words

Environment

Out-Of-State Billionaire Wages War On Affordable Energy In Nebraska

By David Kreutzer, Ph.D. ~

I had the privilege of serving as mayor in the small, Shenandoah Valley town where my wife and I raised our children. 692 more words

Public Opinion

Southern coastal resource development under assault

While well-funded, highly organized environmental activists saturate the media with protectionist propaganda about “saving” superficial and obscure components of the natural world for esoteric interests, the much more important hidden energy resources that provide American wealth so we all can enjoy more leisure and afford to preserve vast areas of land and water don’t get the positive coverage they deserve. 337 more words

Environmental Activists