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Empowering People Against Pollution

  • podcasts
  • pollution
  • Environmental Rights
  • podcasts
  • pollution
  • Environmental Rights
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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
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
Alfred Brownell on a street in Boston, Massachusetts
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • Forests
  • Africa
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • sustainable development
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Land Matters: How Securing Community Land Rights Can Slow Climate Change and Accelerate the Sustainable Development Goals

  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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  • Environmental Rights
  • sustainable development goals
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
  • natural resources
  • resource rights
  • Sustainable Development Goal 2
  • Sustainable Development Goal 5
  • Sustainable Development Goal 9
  • Sustainable Development Goal 13
  • Sustainable Development Goal 14
  • Sustainable Development Goal 15
  • Sustainable Development Goal 11
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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
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
Prafulla Samantara, 2017 Goldman Environmental Prize winner. Photo by Goldman Environmental Foundation
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • India
  • indigenous people
  • natural resources
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Congress and Trump Gut Disclosure Rules for Fossil Fuel Foreign Payments

  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
People in Nigerian village
  • Finance
  • the trump administration
  • extractive industries
  • fossil fuels
  • human rights
  • investment
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
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In Order to Solve Pollution, We Must First Solve Governance Challenges

  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • access to information
  • Air Quality
  • governance
  • pollution
  • water
  • water stress
Air pollution in China's Shaanxi Province. Photo by Gilad Rom/Flickr
  • Environmental Rights
  • Equity
  • access to information
  • Air Quality
  • governance
  • pollution
  • water
  • water stress

Ecuador Shows Why Communities and the Climate Need Strong Forest Rights

  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
The impacts of oil extraction in Ecuador show why secure community forest rights are necessary to protect livelihoods and the environment. Photo credit: Tomas Munita, CIFOR
  • Climate
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • human rights
  • land tenure
  • oil and gas
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What Will it Take to End the “Resource Curses?”

  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
Chad's oil fields continue to leach chemicals, create air pollution, and degrade Lake Chad. Photo credit: Carsen ten Brink, Flickr
  • access to information
  • access to justice
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • natural resources
  • oil and gas
  • Principle 10
  • resource rights
  • transparency
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New Map Documents Natural Resource Rights in Sub-Saharan Africa

  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water
A farmer stands amidst a rice farm in Burundi, Africa. Photo Credit: Flickr/IRRI Images
  • development
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • land rights
  • water

Ending the "Resource Curse": Canada Commits to Make Mining More Transparent

  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
  • Business
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • Canada
  • extractive industries
  • governance
  • natural resources
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Improving Freedom of Information in Uganda

  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • Africa
  • extractive industries
  • freedom of information
  • governance
  • oil and gas
  • public participation

What Exporting U.S. Natural Gas Means for the Climate

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • United States
  • us policy

U.S. Natural Gas Exports: Friend or Foe?

  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy

5 Reasons Why It’s (Still) Important to Reduce Fugitive Methane Emissions

  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • environmental protection agency
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy
  • climate change
  • emissions
  • Energy
  • environmental protection agency
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • shale gas
  • us policy

Exploring Prospects for U.S. Coal Exports to China

  • Energy
  • coal
  • China
  • extractive industries
  • trade
  • United States
  • Energy
  • coal
  • China
  • extractive industries
  • trade
  • United States

New Data Reveals Rising Coal Use

  • Energy
  • coal
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us policy
  • Energy
  • coal
  • climate change
  • extractive industries
  • natural gas
  • power plants
  • United States
  • us policy

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