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9 April 2018

Canada: Kinder Morgan suspends non-essential spending on Trans Mountain Expansion Project amid opposition by indigenous & environmental activists

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14 March 2018

UN CEDAW committee adopts General Recommendation on States' women's rights obligations with climate-related disaster risk reduction

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11 March 2018

Myanmar: MCRB urges gov't to conduct transparent consultations for mining policies; cites vague rules as one of many challenges in mining governance

Author: Chan Mya Htwe & Thomson Chau, Myanmar Times

"Myanmar's approach to mining needs a rethink," 09 March 2018...

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14 February 2018

Report highlights link between growing biofuel demand & deforestation

Author: Chris Malins, Cerulogy & Rainforest Foundation Norway

"Driving deforestation", Jan 2018...

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13 February 2018
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Author: Sin Embargo (México)

“Petroleras y pesqueras dañan el Sistema Arrecifal de Los Tuxtlas, y el Gobierno se esconde: CEMDA”, 5 de febrero de 2018...

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9 February 2018
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Author: EFE

“La Corte IDH reconoce la relación entre la protección del ambiente y los derechos humanos”, 9 de febrero de 2018...

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8 February 2018

New report examines application of UN human rights treaties to climate change issues

Author: Center for International Environmental Law & The Global Initiative for Economic, Social, and Cultural Rights

"States’ Human Rights Obligations in the Context of Climate Change", 29 Jan 2018...

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8 January 2018

University of Oxford develops three principles to guide corporate investment towards climate change goals

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18 December 2017

USA: UN Special Rapporteur on Extreme Poverty & Human Rights highlights impacts of privatization & new technology on inequality

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27 November 2017
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Author: Oficina del Alto Comisionado de las Naciones Unidas para los Derechos Humanos

“América Latina y el Caribe necesitan urgentemente un tratado fuerte, legalmente vinculante sobre los derechos ambientales, dicen expertos de la ONU”, 27 de Noviembre de 2017...

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