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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. 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.

Map of Environmental Conflicts and Mobilization in Portugal

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.
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Protests in 1970 against ALCOA, Costa Rica

In April 1970 university students successfully led civil society groups in the opposition to bauxite mining in Valle del General. Seen today as the fist manifestation of environmentalism in Costa Rica.

Phondo mine in Lhundrub County and local protests, Tibet

In April 2011 residents took to the streets in protest against the mining operation. Many people were beaten by the security forces and six Tibetans were arrested. On August 2014, they have been confirmed to be in Drapchi prison, Lhasa.

Relocation of the Vreoci village, Kolubara coal basin, Serbia

The process of Vreoci village resettlement to give way to the open pits for coal is riddled with many irregularities and causing numerous negative environmental and social impacts.

Pondoland Wild Coast Xolobeni mining threat, South Africa

The Xolobeni mining of titanium in sand dunes in the Amadiba traditional area by Australian company Mineral Commodities (MRC) has been opposed. The chairman of the Amadiba Crisis Committee, "Bazooka" Rhadebe, was assassinated in March 2016.

Military Waste Destruction, Nikšić, Montenegro

The local people and environment of the Montenegrin Mountain Golija experienced many negative effects of destruction of ammunition surplus conducted under the Montenegro Demilitarization (MONDEM) program.

Air pollution from brick factory 'SPREMO', Serbia

The brick factory in Gornja Rogatica village was using animal carcasses as a process fuel which provoked reaction by local community and activists that managed to close it in 2012.