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Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.

Filed in: Brazil Disasters Environment Mining Rivers

‘The earthquake killed thousands but the blockade can kill millions'

The situation in Nepal is desperate, reports Emily Korstanje.

Filed in: Disasters Nepal

We are going backwards, COP21 is the opposite of progress

Naomi Klein speaks with Frank Barat about the limits of the Paris climate talks.

Filed in: Climate Change Disasters Environment Sustainability

The pipe dream that came true

Cherri Foytlin on the significance of Obama’s decision to reject the Keystone XL pipeline.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Indigenous Peoples Oil Pollution

‘The earth in Indonesia is on fire’

Nithin Coca looks at the causes of an unfolding environmental and health catastrophe.

Filed in: Agriculture Corporations Disasters Environment Forests Indonesia

Crisis and the politics of neglect

Disasters and emergencies are brutal in their exposure of who matters and who doesn’t, argues Rich Mallett.

Filed in: Disasters Politics Society

Pakistan’s floods come in waves

The overflowing Indus River is making people’s lives dangerous, difficult and uncertain, writes Neill Garvie.

Filed in: Disasters Environment Pakistan Rivers Water

Eight ways to help stop human trafficking in Nepal

Women and children are even more vulnerable following the earthquakes, writes Beulah Devaney, so what can we do?

Filed in: Disasters NGOs Nepal

When life comes crashing down

The Nepal earthquake has devastated an already-poor nation. What next? asks Mari Marcel Thekaekara.  

Filed in: Development Disasters Nepal

PHOTO ESSAY: After the tsunami

A series of images taken by Tim Hetherington a year after the disaster are now part of a multimedia exhibition.

Filed in: Disasters India Photography Sri Lanka

A year after Haiyan – still waiting, still hoping

The government has failed to provide adequately for those who lost everything, says Iris Gonzales.

Filed in: Disasters Housing Philippines Politics

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