• First Nation near oil sands installs 24,650-Watt solar project

    Posted on 27 March 2017

    Beaver Lake Cree Nation says project just the first step on its “path to Indigenous energy sovereignty. Contributed/Beaver Lake First Nation Youth members of Beaver Lake Cree Nation near Fort McMurray, Alta. help install photovoltaic solar panels on the roof of their community’s school in this undated video screen capture. By: David P. Ball Metro […]

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  • Map of iMfolozi Park

    Posted on 14 March 2017

    South East, you’ll find “The Proposed Fuleni Mine”. This is the area for which Ibutho Coal applied for an open cast coal mine. Above the Proposed Fuleni Mine you find the Proposed Bridge and recently proposed Esinyembeni mine.

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  • Now Tendele Coal Mining has indicated an interest in mining on the boundary of the wilderness zone.

    Posted on 14 March 2017

      Mining poses threat to iMfolozi wilderness zone   March 10, 2017 Petmin group subsidiary told Ezemvelo KwaZulu-Natal Wildlife it wants to extract anthracite on border of Hluhluwe-iMfolozi Park By Tony Carnie One of the world’s oldest game reserves and a cradle of African rhino conservation is under threat by a coal-mining venture that could […]

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  • A testimonial video of Carmen Zambrano

    Posted on 14 March 2017

    A testimonial video of Carmen Zambrano, who represents the Campo Shushufindi. She is also a farmer and one of the original plaintiffs in the lawsuit against Chevron. The Crowd Versus Chevron Oil Spill is crowdfunding for her case.

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  • The Crowd Versus Chevron Oil Spill moves forward

    Posted on 9 March 2017

    Canadian judge eliminates the defenses Chevron used to avoid recognition of the Ecuadorian sentence. The Toronto Court judge who heard the case in Canada accepted a request by UDAPT (Unión de Afectados por Texaco), the Ecuadorian plaintiffs, in which they asked he deny Chevron the possibility of re-litigating all the arguments previously resolved by the […]

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  • Thanks for your support

    Posted on 4 March 2017

    On 15 and 16 February 2017, Greenpeace International, together with Pesticide Action Network Europe, Beelife and Buglife, appeared before the General Court of the European Union to defend the validity of a EU ban on three bee-harming pesticides. Greenpeace intervened in support of the European Commission, in an action launched by Syngenta and Bayer. A […]

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  • Art-auction raised € 4,275 to support The Crowd Versus Chevron Oil Spill

    Posted on 4 March 2017

    In a recent art-auction organized by the European Environmental Bureau (EEB), several artists raised the amount of € 4,275 to support The Crowd Versus Chevron Oil Spill. In a warm response from Quito, Pablo Fajardo, the Ecuadorian lawyer who legally represents many of the 30,000 oil spill victims, writes to all crowdfunders supporting this international […]

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  • 2017 started pretty well

    Posted on 2 March 2017

    This year started pretty well for our cases: so far, we collected nearly 6,750 euro. The Crowd Vs. GMO Corn in Mexico nearly reached its target: we only have 10% to go (1,800 euro).

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  • We would love to say: We Won!, but

    Posted on 2 March 2017

    The Crowd vs Ibutho Coal is not moving and for this we can be thankful. It seems as if the mining company is no longer pursuing its plan to build an open cast coal mine on the border of the pristine iMfolozi Wilderness. On behalf of Global Environmental Trust, Kirtsen Youens explains: “We would love […]

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