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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

Uranium Mining in the Southwest in Navajo Nation, USA

As of 2005, the Navajo Nation has banned uranium mining on their land. However, due to the large supply of uranium under the Navajo Reservation companies have been trying to re-open mines. Liabilities remain.

Noyyal River Basin, a pollution cocktail from textile industry, TN, India

Garments industries polluting river basins. A study at University of Madras showed that more than half of the people interviewed reported health problems such as diarrhoea and cholera, while more than 75 per cent said they suffered skin diseases

Gujarat groundwater depletion, India

Depletion of ground water leading to social conflicts and migration. Emphasis must be placed on collective action to reduce consumption and regulation of access.

Srinagar Hydroelectric Project on Alaknanda river, UK, India

The first order by National Green Tribunal in hydropower projects has finally come and held the GVK company responsible. The verdict proved that rapid dam construction is the major reason for 2013 disaster.

Algarve Livre de Petróleo, Portugal

Oil and gas exploration on Southern coast trigger opposition among local population, small entrepreneurs whose income depends on tourism and small business. The government seems deaf to their claims but can't ignore the anti-extraction coalition

Coal Run neighborhood in Zanesville, Ohio, USA

50 year-long battle to reclaim right to clean water and sanitation in Ohio; read about the successful achievement of a black community (despite the shamefully long time it took..)