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Silas Matoke and his wife Yordana Yawate, pose for photograph as they harvesting sago known as 'pangkur' on the banks of the Tuba river in Honitetu village, West Seram regency, Maluku province, Indonesia on August 22, 2017.
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Goldman Prize Winner Alfred Brownell Stopped Palm Oil Companies from Destroying Liberian Forests

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • low carbon development
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In Riau, Indonesia, Women Organize for Environmental Justice

  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
dusty road to Sungai Berbari village
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  • Gender
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia
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The Man Who Stopped the Mine. Q&A with Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize Winner

  • environmental democracy
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  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
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  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Climate Governance

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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.
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  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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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
  • environmental democracy
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  • pollution
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A New Way to Measure Environmental Rights Around the World

  • environmental democracy
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  • 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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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
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • fossil fuels
  • environmental justice
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