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Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year on Record' for Eco-Defenders, With 212 Murdered Worldwide

"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."

Jessica Corbett ·


US Corporations a Driving Force Behind 'Unprecedented Wave' of Global Land Privatization: Report

"Unfettered capitalism has brought us to this disaster. We must halt and reverse the privatization of the commons to protect and nurture these natural resources for future generations."

Julia Conley ·


Canada Isn't the Right Choice for the UN Security Council

For progressive Canadians the message is simple: Better than the USA is not good enough.

Bianca Mugyenyi ·


No—Argue Noam Chomsky, Roger Waters, Monia Mazigh, and 100+ Others—Canada Does Not Deserve UN Security Council Seat

"Despite its peaceful reputation, Canada is not acting as a benevolent player on the international stage," warns open letter from activists, artists, and academics.

Jon Queally ·


Instead of Protecting Public Health During Covid-19 Crisis, Trump Moves to Prop Up 'Dirty, Dying' Uranium Mining Industry

"It's despicable to risk irreversible harm to spectacular wild places by propping up uranium companies that can't compete in global markets."

Andrea Germanos ·


Celebrating Climate Women on International Women's Day

In the midst of multi-layered injustices including institutionalized patriarchy, colonization, racism, and economic inequality, women continually lead the way.

Osprey Orielle Lake ·


'Against Colonial Violence and Land Theft,' Indigenous Activists and Allies Target Mining Industry Convention in Toronto

Demonstration held "in solidarity with every community that has found itself staring down the barrel of a gun for daring to oppose Canada's ongoing colonial project through resource extraction."

Jon Queally ·


Global Mining Corporations Have a Friend in the New Guatemalan Government

The new president has appointed a former mining executive to a high-level post, worrying indigenous communities that have long protested the company’s harmful extraction activities.

Ellen Moore ·


New Study Details Overlooked Link Between Climate Breakdown and Violence Against Women

Women are often the "first to be targeted" when environmental shocks threaten natural resources, international conservation group says.

Julia Conley ·


People Power in Romania Stopped a Mining Project. Now the Corporation Is Suing for Billions of Dollars.

Romanian and U.S. environmental justice activists demonstrated in Washington, DC, outside a World Bank tribunal hearing on a case brought by Canadian-based Gabriel Resources.

Stephanie Danielle Roth ·

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