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Climate change and natural disasters

Climate change and natural disasters

We know that climate change is already making natural disasters worse. After the 2019/20 ‘Black Summer’ fires, climate scientists who work in the field of ‘attribution’ science found that the severe season was at least 30% more likely due to climate change. According...

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South Cotabato local council upholds ban on open-pit mining

South Cotabato local council upholds ban on open-pit mining

The Provincial Development Council (PDC) of South Cotabato has issued a resolution upholding the ban on open-pit mining in the province. Only the ban stands in the way of the Tampakan Gold-Copper Project (TGCP), one of the largest open-pit projects in Asia that...

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Internationalist Solidarity with Wadas

Internationalist Solidarity with Wadas

On Tuesday 8 February 2022, 250 police officers and military personnel infiltrated the village of Wadas, located in Bener District in the southern part of Central Java, Indonesia. The officers arrived without warning, armed with shields, weapons and police dogs,...

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New Publication: Climate Litigation

New Publication: Climate Litigation

Climate change litigation, or simply “climate litigation,” has been growing in importance over the past decades. This becomes especially critical for the Philippines in view of its climate change vulnerability, due to its high exposure to natural hazards (typhoons,...

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Environmental Watch in Palestine

Environmental Watch in Palestine

  The new Environmental Watch Newsletter is out now. Browse the stories below or view the newsletter here.   Exploiting Natural Resources, Depriving Palestinians and Violating Human Rights Israel's Exploitation of Palestinian Natural Resources in Violation...

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Indian activists mobilise for global day of climate action

Indian activists mobilise for global day of climate action

On 6 November, while tens of thousands of activists braved the elements to demand climate action in Glasgow, amid the ongoing United Nations climate conference, it was the youth organisations of Tamil Nadu and Himachal Pradesh that offered solidarity in both corners...

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Legal Professionals Scale Mount Ramdung

Legal Professionals Scale Mount Ramdung

A team of legal professionals led by advocate Bishnu Bhusal scaled the Ramdun Mountain located in Dholakha on October 30. The team of Legal professionals climbed the 5,935m tall mountain with the slogan “Environmental Justice,” keeping in view the 2021 United Nations...

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