Victims of bauxite mine in Guinea receive medical care
Eleven days after we delivered our petition, the mining company in Guinea promised medical care to the people of Hamdallaye. The German government must take action.
180+ organizations and academics reject extractive-heavy EU Green Deal
Plans to drastically increase mining in Europe and in the global South are bad news for the climate, ecosystems and human rights around the world.
Korindo scores big as “International Bully of the Year”
And the winner of this year’s European SLAPP Contest is... Korindo! The Indonesian conglomerate takes this year’s prize as “International Bully of the Year”.
The 2021 European SLAPP Contest – vote for your “favorite” legal bully!
The Coalition Against SLAPPs in Europe (CASE) is holding its first annual European SLAPP Contest – complete with a People’s Choice Award.
Ecuador: Stop the violence by the mining industry!
Hanrine, and Australian mining company, is trying to push through gold and copper mining in northern Ecuador against the express will of local people.
Protect Amazonia – NO to the EU-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement!
A free trade agreement between the EU and Mercosur would incentivize environmental crimes in South America. We need to stop its ratification!
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We will not be intimidated or silenced! – a declaration of solidarity
Rettet den Regenwald e.V. (Rainforest Rescue) is currently facing a lawsuit before the District Court of Hamburg, Germany.
Brutality against Sarawak villagers – Covid lockdown hinders assistance
Indigenous people often suffer violence at the hands of thugs working for oil palm plantations: Our Malaysian partner Matek Geram sent us a frightening video.
Satellite images debunk "sustainable palm oil" pledges
Rainforest destruction for palm oil remains a reality, as the analysis of satellite image data from Indonesia, Malaysia and Papua New Guinea.
Study: Indonesia's “Food Estates” drive hunger and environmental destruction
The new “Food Estate” programs announced for Indonesia will result in more hunger and threaten local people, regional forests and the global climate.
Confirmed: palm oil company destroys rainforest in Liberia
Golden Veroleum Liberia (GVL) is clearing richly biodiverse rainforest – this is the conclusion of a report by High Carbon Stock Approach (HCSA), an industry organization.
450+ organizations join forces against EU-Mercosur agreement
The new Stop EU-Mercosur coalition is calling on political leaders to reject the EU-Mercosur free trade agreement and put people and the planet before profit.
NO to loan guarantees for bauxite mines in Guinea!
With a loan guarantee for a bauxite mine in Guinea, the German government is driving land grabbing, environmental destruction and human rights violations.
UN report: indigenous people are the best forest guardians
A new United Nations report concludes that deforestation rates are significantly lower in areas where indigenous peoples live and bear responsibility for their forests.
Where are the chimpanzees of Djouroutou?
For years, a group of 25 to 30 chimpanzees had been habituated to the presence of visitors to Taї National Park, but in February the animals disappeared without a trace.
Malaysia: rescued sea turtle released in threatened biodiversity hotspot
A loggerhead turtle was rescued by local fishermen in the south of Penang island, West Malaysia, at a threatened stretch of coastline.
DRC: Release the palm oil protesters jailed in Mwingi!
Local activists who oppose the palm oil company PHC in the Democratic Republic of the Congo were jailed following a protest march.
DRC activists fight exploitation, brutality and land grabbing by the palm oil industry
Feronia-PHC’s palm oil plantations in the Democratic Republic of Congo are more than 110 years old – and a never-ending blight on the lives of people in nearby villages.