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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...
SAM and WALHI working together to address the issue of Forest Fires and Transboundary Haze

SAM and WALHI working together to address the issue of Forest Fires and Transboundary Haze

Sahabat Alam Malaysia (SAM) and Wahana Lingkungan Hidup Indonesia (WALHI) have spent 2019 collaborating on a joint research project. The research gathered will contribute to a publication on the Indonesian forest and plantation fires, and the resulting transboundary...