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18 September 2018
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Author: Fabiano Maisonnave e Lalo de Almeida, Folha de São Paulo (Brazil)

“Garimpos no Pará adotam escavadeiras e amplificam destruição-Atividade que sustenta região do Tapajós há seis décadas passa por transformação com retroescavadeiras, que agravam assoreamento de rio e devastação da mata”, 17 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018

Brazil: Gold prospectors are destroying Amazon rivers, affecting the fishing habits of the Mundurucu indigenous peoples & causing other socio environmental impacts

Author: Fabiano Maisonnave, Folha de São Paulo (Brazil)

"Gold Prospectors In Northern Brazil Are Destroying Amazon Rivers-Activity has been the economic backbone in the Tapajós basin for sixty years, but the use of backhoes are worsening silting and deforestation", 18 Sept 2018...Gold mining has been part...

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11 September 2018
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14 August 2018

Global Witness launches tool to fight corruption & tax avoidance in oil, gas & mining industries

Author: Dominic Eagleton, Global Witness

"WHY THE WORLD NEEDS OUR NEW DATA HANDBOOK", 9 August 2018...

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25 July 2018

Major US food companies establish sustainability alliance to benefit fishing communities & the environment

Author: Christine Blank, SeafoodSource

"Major US food companies form sustainability alliance", 18 July 2018...

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16 July 2018

Glencore response

"Glencore has had a presence in Zambia since 2000, when we acquired a shareholding in Mopani Copper Mines (Mopani) through a competitive tender. This was part of a general privatisation of Zambian copper mining assets, supported by the World Bank. ...

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15 July 2018

Laos: Chinese-owned paper mill's foul smell causes sickness & vomiting among locals

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Paper Mill Asks For Time to Deal With Pollution in Laos' Savannakhet Province", 10 July 2018...

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27 June 2018
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Author: Erika Gómez Ardila, Saltamontes (España)

"La guerra sigue para las defensoras de la naturaleza en Colombia" 18, Junio de 2018...

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19 June 2018

Jordan: Syrian refugee women turn to eco-friendly ventures

Author: Paula Dear, Thomson Reuters Foundation

"Recycling rubbish into revenue - the scheme bringing hope to women in Jordan", 18 June 2018...

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16 May 2018

Cambodia: River ecosystems face 'stress' due to dam building, could hinder livelihood of 3.4 million people

Author: Phak Seangly, The Phnom Penh Post

"Dams threaten local basin: report", 11 May 2018...

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