Lawyer for Affected by Chevron/Texaco Speaks about the Partnership between UDAPT and The Crowd Versus

English Translation In the personal words of Pablo Fajardo, attorney for the UDAPT Organization, representing the over 30,000 people affected by the oil pollution left behind in Lago Agree, Ecuador: When we decided to make this agreement with The Crowd Versus, we did so after researching the work they do. Certainly, there have been many … Continue reading Lawyer for Affected by Chevron/Texaco Speaks about the Partnership between UDAPT and The Crowd Versus

META: 5 GREEN IDEAS FOR THE EU IN NEXT 5 YEARS

MARIE-AMÉLIE BRUN, Published JUNE 6, 2019, original article here Picture credit: Frank Hui, flickr.com CLIMATE ENVIRONMENTAL JUSTICE EUROPE PROTECTS FEATURED PODCASTS RULE OF LAW SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT After the European elections, META has great ideas to help new MEPs and potential Commissioners with five green ideas that could blossom in the next five years. A short … Continue reading META: 5 GREEN IDEAS FOR THE EU IN NEXT 5 YEARS

France Culture: Ecologie, Comment Faire des Pollueurs les Payeurs?

L’article original et en savoir plus, ici. Voici le lien vers l’interview diffusée en podcast sur Pablo Fajardo et son travail pour UDAPT, l’organisation à but non lucratif qui représente les 30 000 peuples autochtones et agriculteurs de l’Équateur dans la zone touchée du lac Agrio. Avec Pablo Fajardo, avocat équatorien de la partie civile … Continue reading France Culture: Ecologie, Comment Faire des Pollueurs les Payeurs?

Nature Cleans Our Mess (Slowly)

Like it or not: our current society is heavily dependent on fossil oil. Together we use the staggering amount of around 100 million barrels per day. Next to increasing global warming by the combustion of oil to CO2, fossil oil has other detrimental environmental effects. Inevitable losses and spills occur in the production, refining and … Continue reading Nature Cleans Our Mess (Slowly)

Philippines: Groups Condemn the Murder of Dennis Sequeña; Senator Hontiveros Calls for Investigation

Published by Business & Human Rights Resource Center, 5 June 2019 With sadness and our sincere condolences for his family, friends, colleagues, and fellow activists, we share the following news from the Philippines. “The shooting of Dennis Sequeña, while he was conducting a labor rights seminar, is a particular blatant act of violence against workers … Continue reading Philippines: Groups Condemn the Murder of Dennis Sequeña; Senator Hontiveros Calls for Investigation

Additional Affidavits Filed in Application to Review Tendele Mine in South Africa

Friday 31 May 2019 was an important day for the case supported by The Crowd vs. Destructive Mining in Zululand. Attorney Kirsten Youens, and second Applicant and Treasurer of the community organization, MCEJO (the first Applicant), Sabelo Dladla, filed supplementary founding affidavits in the application to review and set aside at 222 square km mining … Continue reading Additional Affidavits Filed in Application to Review Tendele Mine in South Africa

Glyphosate Herbicides Now Banned or Restricted in 17 Countries Worldwide – Sustainable Pulse Research

Posted on  May 28 2019 – 4:00pm  by  Sustainable Pulse, original article here Following the recent bans on the use of glyphosate-based herbicides by cities and institutions in the U.S., including Key West, Los Angeles, the University of California and Miami, Sustainable Pulse decided to research which countries around the world have banned or restricted the use of … Continue reading Glyphosate Herbicides Now Banned or Restricted in 17 Countries Worldwide – Sustainable Pulse Research

Tarsands vs. treaty

A just transition case study by Susan Smitten  published by www.briarpatchmagazine.com  Apr 29, 2019   4 min read In 2008, Beaver Lake Cree Nation (BLCN) filed a legal action against the governments of Canada and Alberta over the constitutional standing of numerous projects, including tarsands development – one of the world’s largest and most carbon-intensive energy developments. The high-stakes … Continue reading Tarsands vs. treaty

Tribute to a Humble man of Courage

First published at SaveOurWilderness.org, 21 May 2019, here On Thursday, 16 May 2019, in the early hours of the morning just before dawn, Mr Gideon Mbongeni Gumede breathed his last. His extended illness, involving pain in his lungs and difficulty breathing was undiagnosed and became increasingly debilitating. He had become critically ill over the weekend … Continue reading Tribute to a Humble man of Courage