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Indigenous rights "serious obstacle" to Kinder Morgan pipeline, report says

Pipeline company downplaying major legal and financial risks of crossing unceded First Nations territory in British Columbia

The controversial expansion of a pipeline that would carry tar sand crude from Alberta to British Columbia’s coast will be doomed by the rising power of Indigenous land rights. 797 more words

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Signs of lasting trauma in people evicted to make way for giant mine in Ecuador (The Guardian)

TSUNTSUIM, ECUADOR – Months after they were evicted from their homes to make way for a mine, almost half the population of an Ecuadorian village is suffering from psychological damage, experts have said. 287 more words

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Chiapas: 5,000 Men and Women on Pilgrimage against Mining in Chicomuselo

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On October 1st, in the municipality of Chicomuselo, a meeting was held in Grecia ejido to analyze the threats posed by the mining concessions for the towns of Chiapas. 389 more words

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Sustainability in Practise: My Costa Rican Summer

When my fellow interns were getting to know each other and the Oxfam Novib office in The Hague, I was all the way across the Atlantic in Costa Rica. 620 more words

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Chiapas: "Faced with the unilateral decision to draw up a Water Law" Civil Society Calls for Consultation

In a press release published on September 25th last, the Education for Peace and Human Rights Collective (CEPAZ) reported that “it has become aware in recent days that in the State Congress a reform is being made to the State Water Law.” 258 more words

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Chiapas: "Let's Love, Care for and Defend our Common Home, Mother Earth" Encounter

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From September 19th to 21st, the Encounter “Let’s Love, Care for and Defend our Common Home, Mother Earth” was held in the community of Candelaria, municipality of San Cristobal de Las Casas, in which around 300 people participated, from the diocese of San Cristobal de Las Casas, and guests of other dioceses, organizations and churches. 269 more words

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Kulon Progo farmers against airport and aerotropolis

This new report ‘Solidarity Calls for Kulon Progo Farmers against Airport and Airport City’ about farmers’ resistance against eviction for New Yogyakarta International Airport (NYIA) gives many insights into one of Indonesia’s key land rights struggles. 231 more words

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