environmental degradation
Israeli court orders illegal, forced transfer of Palestinian Bedouins and other stories

Today we look at the Israeli High Court ruling on mass expulsions in Masafer Yatta; a severe anti-abortion law advanced in Louisiana, US; and more

Amazon rainforest Resilience of Amazon rainforest fast declining, new satellite data suggests

There are indications that the vital rainforest could dieback, a condition wherein a tree or shrub begins to die from the tip of its leaves or roots backwards, owing to disease or an unfavorable environment

People’s COP26: Youth climate activists from most affected areas tell their stories

Youth in the global south are growing up in some of the most devastating conditions as they face frequent extreme climate events, often watching their homes and livelihoods disappear.

The streets of Glasgow indict world leaders for failure to address the climate crisis

While the official COP26 summit has seen world leaders seemingly unwilling to take major planet-saving measures, the mobilization of the youth, frontline communities, and environmental organizations have charted out the way forward

Biden brings lip service with minimal concrete action to COP26

The scale of US policy on climate change fails to match up with its contributions to the global climate catastrophe

How a US lawyer’s attempt to make Chevron pay for pollution landed him a jail sentence

Lawyer Steven Donziger was sentenced to jail by a federal judge despite a UN working group having found his detention to be in violation of international law

Anti-G20 mobilizations in Italy: Strengthening environmental struggles and remembering Genoa 2001

Social movements are organizing street mobilizations and counter-summits during the meeting of G20 environment ministers from July 20-23. This G20 meeting takes place exactly 20 years after the killing of Carlo Giuliani during the G8 summit in Genova.

NO TAV protest-Italy Protests in Italy’s Susa valley over fresh construction bids for Turin-Lyon motor link

The police violently suppressed protests by the No TAV (No to the High Speed Train) movement at San Didero, injuring several protesters

Two years on, “people are still dying,” says Brumadinho dam collapse victim

Without reparations, Vale’s victims fight against emotional ailments and fear not being alive when settlement is paid

Chico Mendes’ daughter remembers him on the 31st anniversary of his assassination

Angela Mendes, the daughter of Brazilian environmentalist Chico Mendes, reflects on his legacy and the actions being taken today to continue the work he started

2019 was the bloodiest year for environmental and land rights activists, says report

Over 212 “land defenders” were killed in the year 2019, says a report by Global Witness, with Colombia and the Philippines accounting for half of those

Greek Protests Greeks protest proposed wind farms in the Agrafa mountains

Despite the Agrafa mountains being home to several places of historical and environmental importance, the Greek government has planned to open up the region to business interests

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