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14 October 2018

Vietnam: Indigenous Cambodians coerced to sell lands to timber traders; NGOs urge EU to postpone timber trade deal

Author: Taing Vida, Khmer Times

"Enviromental NGOs call for EU not to sign timber deal with Vietnam", 14 October 2017...

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2 October 2018
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Problemas de permisos adulterados, grupos ilegales que sacan la madera para venderla en el mercado legal de muebles, incendios forestales deliberados, minería “ilegal” son algunos de los ejemplos que resumen los riesgos para el ambiente y las...

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2 October 2018
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Author: Karla Mendes, Thomson Reuters Fondation (Brazil)

“Aumento do desmatamento em terra indígena ameaça tribo isolada da Amazônia, diz ONG”, 18 de setembro de 2018...

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26 September 2018

Liberia: New law to protect local communities' land rights against investors including mining & agribusiness

Author: James Giahyue, Reuters

"Liberia passes landmark law to secure ancestral land rights"...

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20 September 2018
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Author: Sue Branford & Maurício Torres, Mongabay, (Brazil)

“Tempestade política do Brasil impulsiona o desmatamento da Amazônia”, 20 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018
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Author: Bruno Stankevicius Bassi, De Olho Nos Ruralistas (Brazil)

 “Newton Cardoso Jr (MDB-MG) representa uma offshore investigada, parceira de firma alemã para cultivo do produto; ele defende terras para estrangeiros” 10 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018
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Author: Fabiano Maisonnave e Lalo de Almeida, Folha de São Paulo (Brazil)

“Garimpos no Pará adotam escavadeiras e amplificam destruição-Atividade que sustenta região do Tapajós há seis décadas passa por transformação com retroescavadeiras, que agravam assoreamento de rio e devastação da mata”, 17 de setembro de 2018...

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18 September 2018

Brazil: Gold prospectors are destroying Amazon rivers, affecting the fishing habits of the Mundurucu indigenous peoples & causing other socio environmental impacts

Author: Fabiano Maisonnave, Folha de São Paulo (Brazil)

"Gold Prospectors In Northern Brazil Are Destroying Amazon Rivers-Activity has been the economic backbone in the Tapajós basin for sixty years, but the use of backhoes are worsening silting and deforestation", 18 Sept 2018...Gold mining has been part...

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3 September 2018
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Los asesinatos de líderes sociales en Colombia no cesan, en el contexto del post-acuerdo de paz con la entonces guerrilla de las FARC.  Muchos de los crímenes se refieren a conflictos por control territorial para cultivos de uso ilícito o minería ...

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30 August 2018

France: Court rules in favour of 4 Moroccan workers in lawsuit alleging labour exploitation by their employer

Author: Yabiladi.com (Morocco)

"«Modern slavery in France» : A court rules in favor of the four Moroccan lumberjacks", 23 Aug 2018...

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