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17 April 2018

USA: State of Florida to face youth-led climate lawsuit over permitting & licensing fossil fuel activities

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16 April 2018

USA: Court rules Attorney General can request records to investigate whether Exxon concealed its knowledge of climate change

Author: Nate Raymond, Reuters

"Massachusetts top court rules against Exxon in climate change probe", 13 Apr 2018...

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11 April 2018

Azerbaijan: Communities located near gas & oil fields suffer from air & water pollution, other human rights abuses, says NGO report; includes company comments

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11 April 2018

Submission to the UPR Review of Azerbaijan (3rd cycle) concerning the rights of communities affected by hydrocarbon development in Azerbaijan

Author: Crude Accountability

...[T]he villages located near the extraction sites for natural gas and oil are severely impoverished, lacking access to the most fundamental social and economic rights, including: right to health, water, sanitation, adequate food, housing, and right...

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9 April 2018
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Por distintos medios de comunicación, las comunidades afectadas por los daños que habría causado la contaminación con químicos de la curtiembre Curtume CBR, que abarca varios kilómetros en Nonogasta, piden al Estado argentino adoptar medidas para la...

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9 April 2018

Colombia: Court recognizes right to healthy environment in youth climate lawsuit; orders govt. to protect Amazon rainforest

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25 March 2018

Philippines: Gov't and CSOs launch anti-trafficking initiative to intercept victims at airports and educate children in vulnerable communities

Author: Thomas Reuters Foundation

"From schools to the skies, Philippines widens anti-trafficking crackdown," 26 March 2018...

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21 March 2018
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Author: El Día (Argentina)

“Casi 800 alumnos afectados por una fumigación con agrotóxicos” - 19 de marzo de 2018...

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14 March 2018

Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business launches sector-wide impact assessment on mining

Impact assessment focuses on tin, gold and limestone mining in eight states and regions. Report says a new mineral resources policy and fresh laws are needed if mining in Myanmar is to be sustainable

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13 March 2018

Canada: Town residents win lawsuit against oil & gas company over drilling permits; protect their water supply

Author: Ashifa Kassam, The Guardian

"Tiny Canada town defeats oil firm in court fight over drinking water", 3 Mar 2018...

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