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ADVISORY: Embargoed WRI Press Call: Mining Threatens Indigenous Communities Across the Amazon

  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
  • Equity
  • deforestation
  • environmental justice
  • indigenous people
  • pollution
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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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Climate Action Will Shape People’s Lives. They Should Have a Chance to Shape Climate Action

  • Equity
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy
climate migration
  • Equity
  • Climate
  • long-term strategies
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • Climate Equity
  • climate change
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • international climate policy

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

  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
  • Equity
  • Sustainable Development Goal 16
  • access to justice
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  • environmental democracy
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  • human rights
  • public participation
  • environmental justice
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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
  • Forests
  • environmental justice
  • Gender
  • global forest watch
  • Indonesia

Land Ruling Threatens Brazil’s Indigenous Peoples and Climate Commitments

  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
view of Chapada Diamantina in Brazil
  • Brazil
  • Forests
  • National Climate Action
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
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  • access to justice
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  • pollution
  • water
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Thirsting for Justice

Indigenous Rights Must Be Protected During Brazil’s Political Crisis

  • Brazil
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
4,000 indigenous activists demonstrated for their rights in April.
  • Brazil
  • governance
  • indigenous people
  • land rights
  • land tenure
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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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Climate Governance

Localizing Open Government Reforms

  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Cícero Pompeu de Toledo stadium
  • Cities
  • open government partnership
  • Brazil
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Mexico
  • transparency
Aerial shot of forest and agricultural landscapes in Brazil
  • Forests
  • deforestation
  • Brazil
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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
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
Water plant in Flint, Mich.
  • Equity
  • Water
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • Indonesia
  • water
  • Water Quality
  • water risk
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Tianjin Disaster Magnifies Governance Challenges for Public Safety and the Environment

  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • transparency
A black cloud of smoke rises from vehicles set on fire by the explosion in Tianjin. Photo by Karl-Ludwig Poggemann/Flickr
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • pollution
  • transparency
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4 Real-World Challenges to Environmental Democracy

  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation
Outdoor air pollution caused the deaths of 3.7 million people under the age of 60 worldwide in 2012. Photo by Leo Fung/Flickr.
  • access to justice
  • access to information
  • environmental democracy
  • environmental justice
  • human rights
  • public participation

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