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31 December 2019

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29 October 2019

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15 October 2019

Canadian NGOs condemn violence against Indigenous peoples & civil society groups demonstrating against austerity measures

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19 August 2019

Ethiopia: Columnist attributes Gibe III dam's negative impacts, including loss of livelihood, to failure to consult local communities

Author: Aminata Diallo, The Organisation for World Peace

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2 August 2019

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17 June 2019

Ethiopia: Oakland Institute report says state projects have left thousands in danger of conflict & starvation; includes govt. official's response

A recent Oakland Institute report claims that Gibe III dam and irrigated sugar plantations are “wreaking havoc” in southern Ethiopia and threaten to wipe out tens of thousands of indigenous peoples. It continues that the government has yet to address...

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15 April 2019
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25 March 2019
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Author: El Espectador (Colombia)

“Las preocupaciones por proyecto que convertiría a La Guajira en potencia en energía eólica” – 22 de marzo de 2019...

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18 December 2018

Indigenous communities on the frontlines of climate-forced displacement call upon world leaders to address climate crisis

Author: Unitarian Universalist Service Committee

"In the last 10 years, millions of people have been displaced due to the impacts of climate change. Rising seas, melting permafrost, erosion, and flooding are causing entire communities to relocate....

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