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¡Esto no Vale! Isso não Vale! Vale S.A. global operations lead to socio-environmental conflicts

On the occasion of the International Action for Rivers 2019, the ENVJUSTICE - EJAtlas team releases a global thematic map on socio-environmental conflicts in the world related to Vale S.A. mining and infrastructure projects

Blockadia: Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground!

On every continent there is an increasing frequency and intensity of resistance movements against fossil fuel projects. These interwoven spaces of resistance are Blockadia, along the chain of extraction, transportation and combustion.
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Coal Mining project (Mina Guaíba) in Río Grande del Sul, Brazil

The Guaíba Mine is a project that aims to extract 166 million tons of coal threatening nearby environmental reserves including the Jacuí River Delta and livelihoods of local farmers.

Rarámuri (Tarahumara) fight against deforestation, and Isidro Baldenegro's murder, Chihuahua, Mexico

Two very visible murders out of many (Julio Baldenegro,1986, and Isidro Baldenegro, 2017) because of their fight against deforestation in the Sierra Madre Occidental

Boral Basin Development Project, Bangladesh

The longest human chain was organised to save the Boral River in Bangladesh

Hidroeléctrica Tranguil, Chile

A small hydroelectric investment by RP Global causes a large conflict. Mapuche communities ask for investigation of death of an environmentalist in August 2016.

Sompeta Coal Power Plant, AP, India

The inspiring story of the anti-coal village in India and villagers defeating the logic that coal is a necessity to power their homes.

Toliara sand mining for metals, Ranobe, Madagascar

Initiated by the company World Titanium resources and bought back by Base Resources, ilmenite, zircon and rutile mining would start in 2019 displacing population, burying tombs, consuming water, causing pollution.