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Protect ocean ecosystems, not exploit them, is what the ISA must do

Risky commercial experiments put these mostly unexplored and fragile areas at risk, writes Payal Sampat.

Filed in: Mining Oceans Pollution

Global protests erupt against British mining company Vedanta

Critics are protesting the company’s reported practice of pollution, tax evasion and capital flight. Miriam Rose reports.

Filed in: Pollution

Here and no further, mass action against coal

This photo and video gallery surveys just some of the civil disobedience that recently took place in Germany.

Filed in: Germany Pollution

One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment Mining Pollution Women

Universalizing environmental and human rights

Doug Weir explains why these rights are especially important during times of armed conflict.

Filed in: Arms Conflict Environment Human Rights Military Nuclear Weapons Pollution War and Peace

Ocean litter-pick off the Netherlands

Researchers from the Ocean Clean Up will place a 100-kilometre-long floating barrier off the Dutch coastline, Beulah Maud Devaney reports.

Filed in: Netherlands Pollution

Climate change needs real solutions not more hot air

Are certain proposals to reduce carbon emissions based on technological hype? Almuth Ernsting asks.

Filed in: Canada Climate Change Environment Pollution

Armed conflict, environmental protection and the Sustainable Development Goals

Unless the international community does more to protect the environment from armed conflict, many countries will fail to meet the Sustainable Development Goals, writes Doug Weir.

Filed in: Environment Pollution Sustainability Ukraine

Mass civil obedience is killing us

Defendants from direct action environmental group Plane Stupid may face prison terms. Jamie Kelsey-Fry reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Pollution

21st century COP out

A brief illustrated history of the climate negotiations by cartoonist Kate Evans.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment Pollution Sustainability

In final hours thoughts turn to look at what 'winning' looks like in Paris

As rich countries declare ‘ambition’ while racing to weaken the text, some climate justice campaigners are turning their backs on the COP21 negotiations and looking elsewhere for hope, reports Morgan Curtis.

Filed in: Climate Change Environment France Pollution Sustainability

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