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The Fury of Climate Change Deniers

I am a woman. Who is a feminist. Who is queer with straight privilege. Who is simultaneously a race traitor and an appropriating colonizer. Who is both an atheist and a Christian. 242 more words

Why We Fight

Anniversary of Cáceres’ assassination is marked by global tributes and calls for justice

On the night of March 2 one year ago armed men burst into the home of the indigenous environmental activist Berta Cáceres Flores in La Esperanza, Honduras, and gunned her down. 2,006 more words

Environment

BLOG: Scrapping transparency laws for extractive industries is a mistake

New US President Donald Trump has been repealing laws and regulations implemented by former President Barack Obama at breakneck speed.

I wanted to highlight why I, and others, believe repealing some of these laws is a… 941 more words

Energy And Climate Change

Honduras: 'the deadliest country in the world for environmental activists'

The non-governmental organisation Global Witness has just released a scathing report about the murder of environmental activists in Honduras.

The NGO names the president of Honduras’ ruling party, Gladis Aurora López, as one of several top politicians and business tycoons it alleges are implicated in a violent crackdown on citizens who defend their land against theft and destruction. 2,345 more words

Environment

Large-Scale Land Acquisitions: Opportunities for Corruption

Recent years have seen a significant rise in large-scale land acquisitions by foreign investors, generally for agricultural or extractive purposes. Many of these land deals, termed “land grabs,” have had injurious effects on local populations who are often pushed off of their land without their informed consent. 1,055 more words

Commentary

Campaign Leader, Anti-Money Laundering - Global Witness

Campaign Leader, Anti-Money Laundering

London or Washington DC Full Time

Closing Date:

16 January 2017 Are you passionate about stopping corruption? We are seeking a Campaign Leader to help prevent corruptly acquired funds entering and moving through the international financial system. 411 more words

Inspiring Jobs

Recycled Gold Jewelry - How ethical is it really?

Recycled Gold Jewelry – How ethical is it really?

The gap between fact and fiction, ethical claim and counter-claim in the jewelry profession is very confusing for the conscientious jewelry customer. 1,933 more words

Greg Valerio