It’s a huge win for the Mundurukú: the planned megadam in São Luiz is not going to be built. Brazil’s environmental agency refused final approval for the project in Amazonia. There's still work to be done, however – the government is planning no less than 42 smaller dams on the Tapajós and its tributaries.
The life of leading Nigerian environmentalist Odey Oyama is in danger: He is receiving death threats for standing up to the unbridled expansion of the palm oil industry and the planned Cross River superhighway project. Call on the governor of Cross River State to guarantee his safety.
In Myanmar, activist Kyaw Soe is standing up to a mining company that is wrecking the mountain forests of his ancestral land: drainage from the mine is poisoning the lakes he and his 2,000 fellow villagers rely on for drinking water – many are sick, several have died. The villagers need our support in their fight to shut the mine down.