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Climate Debt

The overconsumption of the available capacity of the Earth’s atmosphere and climate system to absorb greenhouse gases by the developed countries has run up a climate debt to developing countries and Mother Earth.

Fracking Frenzy

The high-volume horizontal hydraulic fracturing or “fracking”, generates serious and large-scale environmental and human health concerns.

Mining conflicts in Latin America

The mining conflicts featured map presents cases of mining conflicts related to metal ores, industrial minerals and construction materials mining activities. Metal ores present the largest number of reported cases.
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Abandoned uranium mines, Portugal

Uranium mined in Portugal since 1913 leaves a legacy of diseases, radioactivity and environmental contamination. Struggles and reclamations continue til today

Mt. Canatuan Gold Mine on Subanon Ancestral Lands, Western Mindanao, Philippines

Sacred lands and Philippines’ corporate gold rush: the Subanon indigenous oppose the destruction of their sacred Mountain Canatuan by the Canadian mining company TVI Pacific Inc.

Epidemia de Insuficiencia Renal Crónica (IRC) en las plantaciones de Caña, Nicaragua

En Nicaragua las familias lloran a sus parientes enfermos y difuntos de Insuficiencia Renal Crónica. La ciencia aún no tiene respuesta pero las comunidades lo relacionan con la contaminación del agua por agroquímicos de las plantaciones de caña.

Norocholai Coal Power Station, Sri Lanka

Norochcholai Power Plant is the first Sri Lanka's Coal Power Plant. The implementation of the central is causing several environmental effects and is affecting the livelihoods of the population living in the surrounding area.

Nuclear power station in Ferrel, Peniche, Portugal

Campaign in Portugal "For Life and Against Nuclear" manages to halt nuclear power development. A national campaign claims that: "We are all residents of Ferrel" - and we are all impacted by nuclear energy.

Didipio Gold and Copper mine, Nueva Vizcaya, Philippines

Aggressive mining development in the Philippines: the Didipo Gold and Copper mine, owned by OceanaGold Corporation, has caused large complaints over human rights violations and environmental destruction.