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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.

Permanent Peoples Tribunal Hearing on Corporate Human Rights Violations and Peoples Access to Justice

On the first anniversary of the UNHRC resolution to address corporate abuses, this Feature Map updates the state of some cases presented in the Geneva PPT Hearing (June 2014) and serves as an important reminder of the continuity of corporate impunity

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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Coal Use in Cement Factories, Egypt

With the support of the EBRD and profiting from the political instability, business tycoons of the cement industry pushed to advance the coal agenda, when the industry enjoys a rather high profit margin

Offshore Oil drilling, Belize

In reaction to the government stubbornness, in 2012 a Popular Referendum in Belice said No to the offshore oil drilling!

GMO Maize, Mexico

Court has banned GMO maize in Mexico but remains to be seen whether the ruling will withstand the incursion of the biotech companies to defend the 20,000 local varieties of Maize.

Hull 1&2 small hydropower projects, HP, India

Small but not so beautiful; stiff opposition to small hydelprojects in Western Himalayas bring plans to a halt. Are small size projects always less harmful than large ones?

Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Development Project, Sri Lanka

Uma Oya Multi-Purpose Project aims to generate hydropower and water for industrial activities. However, it is affecting the right to water of the local communities and thanks to the protests it has been temporary suspended

Land grabbing in Nilgala Forest, Sri Lanka

The first Tree Ordination Ceremony took place in the Nilgala Forest, organized by local communities and environmental associations to highlight and fight forest destruction.