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13 May 2019

Diamond Producers Association's report says its members positively impact local communities & working to minimize negative environmental impacts

Author: Cision PR Newswire, Diamond Producers Association (UK)

‘First-Ever Comprehensive Report on the Reality of Modern Diamond Mining Reveals its Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes and Identifies Areas for Further Improvement’ 2 May 2019...

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10 May 2019

Guyana: Concerns raised over the discovery of large oil reserves in South America´s second poorest nation

Author: BBC

“Will Guyana soon be the richest country in the world?”, 9th May 2019...

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28 April 2019

Nigeria: Int'l inquiry laments double environmental & social standards by oil companies depending on where they are operating

Author: Mike Odiegwu, The Nation (Nigeria)

 ‘Shock, lamentation as panel probes environmental damage in Bayelsa’ 19 April 2019...

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28 April 2019

So. Africa: Dispute between Xolobeni community opposed to mining & govt. escalates as community questions govt. official's impartiality

Author: Ana Reporter, IOL (South Africa)

The Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) on Monday asked President Cyril Ramaphosa and "democratic institutions" to stop Mines Minister Gwede Mantashe from visiting Xolobeni, where there is a raging dispute over keeping the area pristine versus allowing...

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28 April 2019

Zimbabwe: Murowa Diamond drills over 20 boreholes in drought prone area

Author: George Maponga, The Herald (Zimbabwe)

‘Zimbabwe: Murowa Diamonds Brings Water to Drought-Hit Chivi’ 22  April 2019...

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22 April 2019

So. Africa: Major banks pulling out of funding coal-fired plants due to environmental & social concerns

Author: Amanda Watson, The Citizen (South Africa)

‘Standard Bank joins banks not financing ‘dirty’ coal-fired power plants’ ...

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15 April 2019

Zimbabwe: Call for transparency, citizen participation & accountability in management of mineral resources

Author: Mukasiri Sibanda, Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association

‘Champions needed to jumpstart mineral revenue transparency reforms’...

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14 April 2019

Zimbabwe: Chinese mining firms accused of environmental degradation

Author: Andrew Mambondiyani, The Epoch Times

‘Chinese Companies Tear Down Zimbabwe’s Environment’...

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13 April 2019
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Author: EDUCA Oaxaca (México)

“Informe Redecom: "Consulta Simulada", sobre el programa para el desarrollo del Istmo de Tehuantepec”, 9 de abril de 2019...

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8 April 2019
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Author: Comisión Económica para América Latina y el Caribe (CEPAL)

“CEPAL lanza nueva edición del Anuario Estadístico con datos relevantes sobre la situación económica, social y ambiental de la región”- 28 de marzo de 2019...

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