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16 March 2019

Solomon Islands: Oil spill impacts local communities' health, food sources & livelihood

A major oil spill in a remote region of the Solomon Islands is seriously impacting the health and livelihoods of local communities in the affected area. Residents in the remote region around Rennell Island, Solomon Islands, are also complaining of a...

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10 March 2019

More and more people being exposed to mining-related deaths in Africa, says co

Author: The Charleston Chronicle (USA) 4 March 2019

“More Lives Lost In Africa’s Unsafe Mines” 4 March 2019...

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9 March 2019

Commentary: Activists protest Batang Turo Dam project's catastrophic impact on communities & biodiversity

Author: Michelle Chang, South China Morning Post

"China's institutions and banks need help from the world's civil society to ensure the Belt and Road Initiative remains green", 10 March 2019 Activists of 12 countries conducted rallies in London, Hong Kong and Nairobi...to protest financing by Ba...

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9 March 2019

Myanmar: Illegal gold mine waste buries rice fields; farmers no idea who to ask for compensation

Author: Zaw Zaw Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Mine waste ruins 100 acres of rice fields in Sagaing", 4 March 2019 About 100 acres of paddy fields have been buried under tonnes of waste from an illegal gold mine in Sagaing Region.... ...Daw Nyein Khaing, a farmer in Laung Min village, said...said...

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9 March 2019

Laos: Chinese banana plantations leave locals with little land to farm

Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Richard Finney, Radio Free Asia

"Chinese Banana Plantations in Lao District Leave Locals With Little Land to Farm", 5 March 2019...

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9 March 2019

Myanmar: Banana plantation's chemical use pose harm to livestock & people

Author: Khine Thazin Han & Zaw Linn Naing, Myanmar Times

"Villagers say banana business threatens their way of life", 7 March 2019...

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6 March 2019

Australia: Documents allege BHP execs were warned over deadly dam

Author: Lia Timson, The Sydney Morning Herald

"'Profit before people': documents allege BHP execs were warned over deadly dam", 4 March 2019...

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3 March 2019

Fiji: Locals accuse Chinese resort developer of working without environmental approvals; resort site in dispute

A Chinese resort developer, Freesoul Real Estate, has been accused of working without the required environmental approvals and poor environmental management, resulting in polluted fishing grounds and destruction of mangroves and reefs. Locals impacted...

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24 February 2019

Thailand: Proposed law easing up factory regulations will cause health & environmental crisis

Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation

"Proposed law aims to boost investment at the cost of health and environment," 20 February 2019...

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23 February 2019

Laos: Lawmakers call for stricter scrutiny on foreign businesses to protect environment & people's livelihood

Author: Sidney Khotpanya & Eugene Whong, Radio Free Asia

"Provincial Lawmakers in Laos Call for More Scrutiny of Foreign Firms", 21 February 2019...

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