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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

Agro EcoEnergy land deal, Tanzania

Resistance by local villagers who were to be evicted and concern for wildlife stopped the Swedish Agro EcoEnergy project for sugar and ethanol production in Tanzania.

Nickel mine in Loma de Hierro, Venezuela

The nickel mine exploited by Anglo American was taken over by Venezuela in 2012. There are environmental liabilities.

Mediterraneo Hydroelectric plant and future exploitation plans of Puelo River, Chile

Puelo basin is being targeted by national study for its massive exploitation. Mediterraneo S.A and Endesa own water rights and will benefit from it. Read about opposition on the transboundary basin and proposal of alternatives

Pueblos indígenas arawaks del sur afectados por minería ilegal en la cuenca del río Atabapo, Venezuela

South Arawaks suffer from illegal mining and mercury pollution in a hot frontier zone disputed by armed groups, miners, smuggling networks and military forces. They are supported by some Amazonian organizations.

Puesco-Momolluco complex and Tolten Watershed hydropower plans, Chile

"Los ríos nos unen" (rivers unite us), say basin-wide opposition to "sacrifice watersheds"; read about this RoR project included in the government study aiming at massive exploitation of major river basins in the country

Indígenas yabarana, hoti y e’ñepa afectados por minería ilegal en Manapiare, Venezuela

Indigenous communities from Manapiare suffer the impacts of growing illegal mining in their territories. Important disputes occur as Amazonian indigenous organizations campaign against this problem.