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Communities say NO to MAAR Ltd.’s toxic waste

Maize Advance Agro Refineries Limited (MAAR Ltd.) has allegedly been dumping untreated toxic industrial waste into the Ekhtiarpur canal in Habiganj’s Madhabpur Upazila, Bangladesh. MAAR Ltd. started operation in Bangladesh in 2012. The local environment administration...

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...

Media Release: NEW REPORT ‘The Coal Agenda: Mayur Resources and the push to start a coal industry in PNG’

A new report from CELCOR (Centre for Environmental Law and Community Rights Inc) and the Jubilee Australia Research Centre has raised significant concerns about a proposal from an ASX listed Australian energy company, Mayur Resources, to build the Pacific’s first...

THE COAL AGENDA: Mayur Resources and the push to start a coal industry in PNG

Pacific Island states are some of the most vulnerable nations in the world when it comes to the impact of climate change. As yet, none of the Pacific Island States have any operational coal mines of coal-fired power stations. However, this could all soon change. Mayur...

COVID-19 IN THE GAZA STRIP

Listen to Real World Radio interview here. “The Israeli occupation’s attacks on Palestinians have massively damaged health facilities and targeted health workers.  The ongoing, direct attacks have caused thousands of injuries and hundreds of fatalities, which...