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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...
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...
Author: Dominic Eagleton, Global Witness
"WHY THE WORLD NEEDS OUR NEW DATA HANDBOOK", 9 August 2018...
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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...
"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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Author: Radio Free Asia
"Paper Mill Asks For Time to Deal With Pollution in Laos' Savannakhet Province", 10 July 2018...
Author: Paula Dear, Thomson Reuters Foundation
"Recycling rubbish into revenue - the scheme bringing hope to women in Jordan", 18 June 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...