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A PLANET IN DANGER: the world of CHEVRON

Chevron is well known around the world as a company that systematically applies the "Polluter does not Pay Principle". This scholar-activist collaborative mapping project shows stories of communities reclaiming justice. #DíaAntiChevron

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. More to be reported very soon.

Fracking Frenzy

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

Environmental Justice in Himachal Pradesh, India

EJAtlas collaboration with Himdhara collective. Despite the image of a "green state", the Himalayan state pursue increasing energy generation and industrial development by diluting laws and ignoring dissent.

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.

Seed laws around the world

Under corporate pressure, laws in many countries increasingly put limitations on what farmers can do with their seeds and with the seeds they buy. This map gives a picture of of the situation across the world today.
Recently Updated Conflicts

Touristic development of Muzil peninsula, Croatia

"The Civil Initiative for Muzil" opposes the exclusive touristic plan of giving under concessions or selling public areas in the Adriatic sea coastal zone and call for public participation in defining tourism planning.

Tolda Fría gold mining, Colombia

Exploited for gold extraction since last century by artisanal miners, the area is targeted by large mining companies. Local opposition is starting organizing

Pollution from Nikšić Steel Factory , Montenegro

The fourth attempt of privatization of the Nikšić Steel Factory resulted in technological improvements and pollution reduction, which was welcomed by the citizens. However, the few remaining factory workers are dissatisfied with poor working conditions.

Quarry Nalježići, Montenegro

The Quarry Nalježići was reopened in 2013 despite the opposition by the local people due to the negative effect stone exploitation had on the environment and human health, as well as cultural and historical monuments in the area.

Chumbivilcas against Hudbay, Peru

Resistance has been slow to start. In early 2016 thousands of affected-community members protested against HudBay Minerals’ Constancia open-pit copper mine in southern Peru asking for a dialogue.

Chalillo Dam, Belize

The first environmental case to be brought to the highest court of appeal of Belize: the 5 MW dam is a small project but brought about severe environmental damages in a "biogem" of Mesoamerica.