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COVID-19 and the care crisis

COVID-19 and the care crisis

This Covid-19 crisis has affirmed our belief that the centrality of life is and should be our most important value. We know that care is essential for life, both human and nature. The crisis has made visible the interdependence between human beings and the...
PENGON advocates for Environmental Rights in Gaza during COVID-19

PENGON advocates for Environmental Rights in Gaza during COVID-19

To highlight environmental issues that pose an immediate threat to human life in Gaza during the pandemic, PENGON organized different activities to advocate for environmental rights in Gaza both locally and internationally through a rights-based approach with an...
Twin victories: Southeast Asia’s largest open-pit mine derailed as local govt, court take cudgels for people and nature

Twin victories: Southeast Asia’s largest open-pit mine derailed as local govt, court take cudgels for people and nature

Tucked in southern Philippines is the largest undeveloped gold and copper open-pit mining project in Southeast Asia. With an area equivalent to the size of 700 football fields, the Tampakan mining project spells disaster for the region’s watershed systems,...
Communities in Bangladesh mobilise against toxic waste in local canals

Communities in Bangladesh mobilise against toxic waste in local canals

MAAR Ltd.’s Toxic Operations  Maize Advance Agro Refineries Limited (MAAR Ltd.), a factory producing dry starch from Maize, has allegedly been dumping untreated toxic industrial waste into the Ekhtiarpur canal in Habiganj’s Madhabpur Upazila, Bangladesh. ...
Female empowerment: Women are helping to generate clean energy in the besieged Gaza Strip

Female empowerment: Women are helping to generate clean energy in the besieged Gaza Strip

VOTE for PENGON in the Transformative Cities 2020 People’s Choice Award! Majida Sabta, a 40-year-old mother of four children — three of which are blind — remembers the dark nights of the decades long electricity crisis in Gaza. “I was always tired, I was feeling...