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20 May 2019

Kenya: Chinese mining companies are depriving small-scale miners of their livelihood, according to locals

Author: Dominic Kirui, The Epoch Times

"Chinese Companies Depriving Locals of Livelihood in Small-Scale Mining in Africa", 20 May 2019....

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20 May 2019

Madagascar: Rio Tinto ilmenite mining breached environmental buffer zone, allegedly contaminating local waterways with radionuclides; co response included

Author: Yvonne Orengo, The Ecologist

"Rio Tinto 'admits buffer breach'", 9 April 2019....

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12 May 2019

Cambodia: The govt. approves a study on the viability of a sand dredging operation; NGOs voice concerns

Author: Narim Khuon, Khmer Times

"Government to study Mekong and Bassac river sand dredging", 10 May 2019...

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10 May 2019

Cambodia: Sand mining 'mafias' disregard laws, damage environment, & hurt livelihoods

Author: Rina Chandran, Reuters

"Sand mining 'mafias' destroying environment, livelihoods: U.N.", 7 May 2019...

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18 March 2019

Cambodia: PM calls on relevant institutions and stakeholders to take tougher measures in preventing adverse impacts on rivers from illegal activities

Author: Long Kimmarita, The Phnom Penh Post

"Prime Minister calls for tougher measures in protecting Kingdom’s rivers", 18 March 2019...

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24 January 2019

India: Villagers in Kerala demand complete halt to mining activities

Author: National Herald, India

"Kerala mining: Villagers of Alappad demand complete halt to mining activities", 21 January 2019...

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9 January 2019

India named among most dangerous countries for environmental journalists

Author: Kaamil Ahmed, Mongabay- India

"Journalists reporting on the environment faced increased dangers in 2018", 4 January 2019...

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11 December 2018

Cambodia: Environmentalists are at risk of safeguarding environment and monitoring sand dredging because of corruption

Author: Kijewski Leonie, International Anti-Corruption Conference

"Corruption Puts Environmental Defenders at Risk in Cambodia", 8 December 2018...

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6 August 2018

Uganda: Children abandon school to work in sand mining, agricultural plantations & fishing sectors

Author: Fred Muzaale, Daily Monitor (Uganda)

"Kayunga children abandon school for sand mining"...

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26 January 2018

Cambodia: Court sentences Mother Nature activists for work against controversial sand dredging operations

Author: Radio Free Asia

"Cambodian Activists Jailed, Fined Over Sand-Dredging Monitoring," 26 January 2018...

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