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6 October 2019

Myanmar: Jade mining resumes for companies with unexpired permits

Author: Chan Mya Htwe, Myanmar Times

"Mining to resume at suspended jade blocks," 07 October 2017...

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6 October 2019

Cambodia: ASEAN ministers discuss transboundary haze pollution and environment-related issues

Author: Xinhua

"ASEAN ministers to discuss environment-related issues in Cambodia", 5 October 2019...

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2 October 2019
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La defensa del ambiente es una actividad que se ha venido criminalizando a tal punto que los defensores y defensoras están siendo judicializados por sus acciones. La defensa del agua y el territorio, entre otros, se ha convertido en una labor peligrosa...

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29 September 2019

22 CSOs call on Principles for Responsible Banking signatories to end financing for fossil fuel expansion & activities that violate human rights

Author: Various CSOs

"No more greenwashing: Principles must have consequences," 23 September 2019...

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25 September 2019

Leading climate scientists' report warns of extreme sea level rise affecting billions of people if emissions aren't curbed

Author: Damian Carrington, Guardian (UK)

Extreme sea level events that used to occur once a century will strike every year on many coasts by 2050, no matter whether climate heating emissions are curbed or not, according to a landmark report by the world’s scientists...But far worse impacts...

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24 September 2019

Climate Week 2019: Calls for stronger commitments by govts. & companies on climate change

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22 September 2019

Indonesia: Korindo sends cease-and-desist letter vs. FSC's report on its operations; company asserts intent to clarify certain points in report

Author: Hans Nicholas Jong, Mongabay

"Palm oil giant Korindo silences critical report with cease-and-desist letter," 19 September 2019...

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19 September 2019

Commentary: Unions must join the Global Climate Strike to avert a climate catastrophe

Author: Ruwan Sabasinghe & Jeff Vogt, Equal Times

"Unions must join the Global Climate Strike to avert a climate catastrophe", 5 September 2019...

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19 September 2019

Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival unites civil society leaders to scale up climate justice action

The People’s Summit on Climate, Rights and Human Survival – the first ever global summit on human rights and climate change – will be hosted by leading civil society groups and the UN Human Rights Office in New York on 18-19 September. The People’s...

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10 September 2019

Cambodia: Prey Lang activists accuse a company of illegal deforestation; authorities claim the company operates legally

Author: Savi Khorn, The Phnom Penh Post

"Activists still accuse Think Biotech", 6 September 2019...

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