Mariana dam burst
UN warns climate crisis behind looming famine in Madagascar and other stories

Today we look at the mass food insecurity amid a severe drought in Madagascar, the impact of a toxic leak in a mine on local communities in DR Congo, and more

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

Five years after the crime at Mariana, those affected remain homeless

Bento Rodrigues and Paracatu de Baixo are experiencing construction delays; in Gesteira they haven’t even begun

Social movements denounce Bolsonaro’s plan for the mining sector

Social movements that work with those affected by the sector’s activities believe the plan threatens indigenous people and weakens laws

Brumadinho, six months after a crime with no remedy

Vale is paying a minimum wage as emergency aid to less than 10% of the 944,000 people affected by the dam disaster

How much is life worth-Vale Brazil dam collapse: Vale, the private giant responsible, has a history of flouting rules

The Brumadinho dam burst, the most recent instance in Vale’s long list of regulatory violations, has resulted in 121 deaths so far, with the number expected to rise

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