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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Rangers in Kibale National Park, Uganda, learn to use the Forest Watcher app developed by the Jane Goodall Institute, Google, and Global Forest Watch. Photo by Lilian Pintea/Jane Goodall Institute
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Chengdu, China. Photo by YOYU.cn, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Traffic and pedestrians in Mysore, India. Photo by EMBARQ India, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Financial billboard in Shanghai, China. Photo: iStock
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Farmers and officials at a tree nursery in Nyandarua County, Kenya. Photo by Aaron Minnick/WRI, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
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Environmental Justice and Democracy Failures at the Heart of Flint’s Water Crisis

  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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New GFW Maps Show Vast Logging, Oil Palm and Plantation Concessions in Sarawak

  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
Sarawak, Malaysia. Photo by Wakx/Flickr.
  • forest monitoring
  • deforestation
  • environmental democracy
  • Forests
  • illegal logging
  • commodities
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Tianjin Disaster Magnifies Governance Challenges for Public Safety and the Environment

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
A black cloud of smoke rises from vehicles set on fire by the explosion in Tianjin. Photo by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann/Flickr
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  • pollution
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

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  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
Shipbreaking workers in Bangladesh handle asbestos and other dangerous materials. Photo by Adam Cohn/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • low carbon development
  • sustainable development goals
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オバマ大統領の2025年GHG削減目標—野心的しかし達成は可能

  • forest monitoring
  • environmental democracy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
写真撮影: Mingia Zhou/Flickr.
  • forest monitoring
  • environmental democracy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
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Q&A with Alda Salomao: Natural Gas Project Threatens Community Land in Mozambique

  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources
Rural women on their way to the market. Photo by Ton Rulkens/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • land rights
  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources

Obama’s Greenhouse Gas Target for 2025 is Ambitious—But Achievable

  • environmental democracy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
Emissions pollution in Fuyuan, Yunnan, China. Photo Credit: FLICKR/Mingia Zhou
  • environmental democracy
  • Climate
  • Paris Agreement
  • climate change
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • environmental democracy
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  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
  • land rights
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More than 70 percent of Samarinda's land is allocated to mining concessions. Photo credit: CIFOR, Flickr 2009
  • environmental democracy

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