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24 April 2018

Commentary: Respecting the rights of indigenous peoples as renewable energy grows

Author: Radhika Shah & Phil Bloomer, Stanford Social Innovation Review

Indigenous peoples... are among the first and worst affected by climate change... and often advocate for a just transition to low-carbon economies... Yet, paradoxically, there is a growing resistance to large renewable energy projects among many...

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24 April 2018
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Author: E-Consulta (México)

“Activistas piden freno a proyectos que atentan contra el ambiente”, 22 de abril de 2018...

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17 April 2018
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Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales (FARN) publica Revista Pulso Ambiental N° 9 – Infraestructura sobre infraestructura, desarrollo y derechos humanos en el marco del G-20 cuestiona alianzas público-privadas.

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9 April 2018

Colombia: Community calls on Swedish co's to address human rights risks related to construction of power plant Hidroituango; incl. co responses

Swedish companies Atlas Copco and Scania are suppliers to the construction of Colombia’s biggest hydroelectric power plant, Hidroituango. Since the project started, the local movement Rios Vivos has reported on severe human rights impacts linked to...

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29 March 2018
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Author: Luísa Pontes Molina, Le Monde Diplomatique (Brazil)

"Aliança entre indígenas e ribeirinhos-Os exilados de Mangabal", 22 de março, 2018...

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29 March 2018

Corporate Legal Accountability Quarterly Bulletin: The legal significance of #MeToo

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28 March 2018

Oxec S.A. lawsuit (re consultation for hydroelectric plants, Guatemala)

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27 March 2018

Latin America: Infographic summarises criminalization of land & environmental rights defenders in the region

Author: Latin America Press

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26 March 2018
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O Centro de Informação sobre Empresas & Direitos Humanos convidou a Norsk Hydro, mineradora norueguesa, para responder a alegações de que havia transbordado uma de suas barragens de rejeitos e contaminado o meio ambiente e colocado em risco a saúd...

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26 March 2018
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Em 17 de fevereiro de 2018, uma das barragens de rejeitos da Norsk Hydro transbordou e há alegações de que houve contaminação do meio ambiente, colocando em risco a saúde de comunidades rurais quilombolas, indígenas e outras em Barcarena, no Pará, pró...

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