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Author: Bangkok Post
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Author: ZEIT Online
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A new report (linked below) by Robin Broad, John Cavanagh, Catherine Coumans, & Rico La Vina published by the Institute for Policy Studies (U.S.) & MiningWatch Canada concludes that OceanaGold's (an Australian-Canadian company) Didipio Gold and...
So. Africa: White workers at Sasol's plant say they are "alienated" by shares allocation exclusive to black employees
"White S. African workers march against black share scheme"...
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Myanmar: Child dies, 15 others show symptoms of lead poisoning allegedly due to chemical mishandling by metal factory
Author: Myint Kay Thi, Myanmar Times
"Child's death leads to close watch on factory", 12 June 2018 Authorities are closely monitoring a metal smelting and refining plant in Myaung Dagar Industrial Zone in Hmawbi township in Yangon following the death of a child from lead poisoning.... ...
Thailand: Academics wants paraquat herbicide banned; study shows chemical has adverse effect on pregnant women & infants
Author: Pratch Rujivanarom, The Nation
"Academics call for ban on use of paraquat herbicide", 22 March 2018...
Author: Frente Unido de Pueblos de La Laguna en Defensa de la Vida y el Territorio, Acción Colectiva y Red Mexicana de Afectados por la Minería (México)
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Author: Press Trust of India
About 250 people, including children, have fallen sick and hundreds of residents have been evacuated from their homes after a toxic gas leak from a fertiliser unit in Bangladesh's port city of Chittagong...Di-ammonium phosphate...leaked from the DAP...
Author: Jama Ayub, Times News Network
NGOs working for the victims of 1984 Bhopal gas tragedy disaster burned an effigy of US President...Protests come after White House declined an online petition seeking US Department of Justice to serve the Bhopal court's notice on Dow Chemical.....