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12 Countries Sign Historic Agreement Guaranteeing Environmental Rights in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
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4 Environmental Activists Are Murdered Every Week. A New Agreement Could Help in Latin America and the Caribbean

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
  • public participation
Rally in a Colombian town
  • Equity
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • environmental justice
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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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Community consultation in Lukolela, Democratic Republic of the Congo. Photo: Ollivier Girard/CIFOR, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
Commuters use Bus Rapid Transit system in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Photo by EMBARQ Brasil, Flickr
  • Top Outcome: 2016
High-rise construction in Mexico City. Photo by Lars Plougmann, Flickr
  • 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

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights

Death of Honduran Activist Berta Cáceres Underscores the Need for Environmental Democracy

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
Berta Cáceres works with the people of Rio Blanco to set up a road blockade in protest of a dam.
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • poverty
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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
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  • fossil fuels
  • natural resources
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • freedom of information

New Tool Reveals How Jamaica’s Development Projects Impact People and Planet

  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation
Cataboo, Saint Elizabeth, Jamaica. Photo by Sergel Mutovkin/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • human rights
  • protected areas
  • public participation

What Does Environmental Democracy Look Like?

  • Energy
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
Eight years ago, developers proposed a five-dam project on the Baker and Pascua Rivers in Patagonia, Chile. While they projected that the hydropower would produce 2,750 megawatts of power, the project would also flood 23 square miles of wilderness, jeopardizing the environment, local culture, and tourism of the region. Photo Credit: International Rivers/Flickr
  • Energy
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • renewable energy
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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
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  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • environmental democracy
  • extractive industries
  • land rights
  • Water
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Shedding Light on Land Tenure in Africa

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental democracy

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