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Accusations have been levelled against Sri Lanka Army for clearing forest
lands in Vavuniya for an alleged re-settlement drive.Environmentalists are up in arms against clearing of nearly 1,500 acres of thick forest
lands in Karunkalikulam ...
Gifford Pinchot, from Orange County, NY, is staging a tree sit on a suspended platform to prevent clearcutting for construction of the Northeast Upgrade Project of the Tennessee Gas Pipeline (TGP) between Foster Hill and Cummins Hill road
s in ...
"This is a special place; it's a shame it is at war," sighed Marie and Alain as they sat at the wooden table of their historic stone farmhouse gazing out at the autumn colours of the forest
Yet they were proud their idyllic ...
A group of Athens County residents wearing hazmat style suits and respirators gathered in front of the Hazel Ginsburg fracking wastewater injection well site on Ladd Ridge Road
in Alexander Twp. demanding that the Ohio Department of Natural ...
The controversial Murum dam in Malaysia is the first big overseas project for the China Three Gorges Project Company (CTGC) which is building hydro- and coal-fired power stations in 23 countries. So how it resolves its current conflict with the ...
After years of protest
, plans by the Anadolu Group to build a coal power plant in the seaside town of Gerze are awaiting the go-ahead from the Turkish government. But protest
group YEGEP are not giving up without a fight
At three o'clock ...
Three years ago, when the Canadian pipeline people first came round Bob Math's cattle ranch in northernmost Montana, the conversation was brittle.
The TransCanada emissaries were pleasant enough. But it soon became apparent their ...
It was a stiflingly hot Phnom Penh evening when I last saw Chut Wutty, one week before his murder. Sitting outside in the still heat, he seemed unaffected: alert as ever, engaged, yet humble and gentle. We discussed strategies for working with ...
IUCN, an organisation which is dedicated to finding pragmatic solutions to pressing environment and development challenges, last week announced Jagdeo’s appointment. The organisation cited Jagdeo’s work in climate change and his vision to “show ...
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A newly approved plan to build a national road
through two of Romania’s most precious protected areas will destroy some of Europe’s last intact forest
s. The Romanian National Environment Agency has granted permission to build Road
66A through the ...
Hundreds of indigenous demonstrators in Bolivia's Amazon basin region forced the country's foreign minister to join their protest
march, using him to break through a police blockade.
Protesters, who are not from Bolivia's two main groups ...
A richly biodiverse rainforest the size of 3,000 soccer fields in central Bolivia will be the first victim of the road
planned to run through the Isiboro Sécure Indigenous Territory and National Park (TIPNIS), say environmental ...
Indigenous groups in Bolivia have begun a march from Trinidad to La Paz, a journey of over 300 miles, to protest
a highway now under construction that will bisect a biodiverse rain forest
region, reports the BBC. The protest
ors reside in the ...
Dozens of environmental activists showed up in front of the White House Thursday to get arrested in a peaceful protest
against a proposed oil pipeline that would cut across the American Midwest.
Organizers said that over the past 10 ...
A certain powerful North American country has been brazenly meddling in Europe's affairs, bullying and twisting arms to advance a corporate agenda on the most pressing environmental issue of our time. A phalanx of its lobbyists has descended on ...
Environmentalists and rights campaigners have mounted pressure on the Russian government to rescind the decision to demolish more than 500-year-old woodlands to make way for the construction of a new super-highway linking Moscow with the ...
Under an azure Patagonia sky, a few dozen conservation-minded citizens and their children took part in a puppet show recently in the town square of Cochrane, a tiny hamlet in southern Chile nestled between ancient forest
s and winding rivers. In ...
Ravaged by a giant tsunami in 2004, war-torn Aceh went on to sign a truce with Jakarta. But the natural destruction of the province didn't end, writes Andre Vltchek, returning after seven years.
"The people demonstrate against the road
CONSERVATIONISTS on Monday prevented logging operations from continuing in the foothills of Gulaga Mountain by suspending an elevated platform in a tree supported by cables attached to logging machinery.
In a sinister twist, the platform ...
The Government has claimed that public access to England's forest
s will be protected when they are sold off to private companies and charities.
But campaigners have released a letter from civil servants suggesting that cyclists and ...
Workers World interviewed Che Lopez, organizer with the Southwest Workers Union in San Antonio, Texas, at the Dec. 9-12 Southern Human Rights Organizers Conference in Birmingham, Ala. Lopez had just returned from La Via Campesina caravan and ...
local Malagasy villagers in Ambonara, a village perhaps a mile from the main offices of Total and who rely on the same river that Total proposes to draw their water. Photo: Macdonald Stainsby
Jean-Pierre Ratsimbazafy stands in a filled ...
The Earth’s life is some 3.5 billion years old. In a mere 300 years human super-predators have taken it upon themselves to cut and burn other life forms to make a more comfortable life. Most are blissfully unaware that they are destroying their ...
Environmentalists on Tuesday appeared to lose a protracted battle to prevent construction of a highway through one of the Moscow region’s last remaining forest
s, just months after President Dmitri A. Medvedev succumbed to a public outcry and ...