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Losing ground: How are India’s conservation efforts putting the local communities in peril?

A thematic map on conservation conflicts in protected areas in India reveals how the strict wildlife policies have undermined the rights of indigenous & local communities. It has been developed by the EJAtlas team in collaboration with Kalpavriksh, India.

Conflictos y daños en los proyectos de Pan American Silver en América Latina / Conflict and Harm at Pan American Silver´s Projects in Latin America

Este mapa revela los daños provocados por ocho proyectos mineros de la empresa Pan American Silver, desde México hasta Argentina / This map illustrates harms associated with eight mining projects, from Mexico to Argentina owned by Pan American Silver
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Oil spill in 2019 in the sea and on the beaches of Northeast, Brazil

Brazil struggled to identify tanker behind oil leak contaminating half Brazil’s coast. Thousands of volunteers cleaned the beaches stained by oil. Great environmental and economic losses.

Smokey Mountain and Payatas dumpsites, Manila, Philippines

Closure of Smokey Mountain lead to the Payatas dump site that collapsed in the year 2000 killing hundreds of scavengers and their faimilies.

Tigyit coal mine and power plant, Shan State, Myanmar

Burma’s first coal power plant and mine were closed in 2014 following successful mobilizations by residents. The reopening of the power station has renewed the protests against the dirty energy provider.

Minera Invierno de carbón en Isla Riesco, Chile

One coal mining project in Chile against which there was environmental opposition by conservationist groups. Finally discarded in 2019 through the courts. An environmental success.

Presa La Boquilla: conflicto transfronterizo y local por el agua en Chihuahua, Mexico

Deadly repression against farmers complaining to CONAGUA about water transfer towards the USA in fulfilement of the 1944 International Waters Treaty between Mexico and the USA.

Mount Dioxin at Pensacola, FL, USA

This neighborhood in Pensacola was affected by the negative consequences of a toxic waste site being left there. The EPA has been working for over 15 years remediating this issue since health impacts have been felt by residents.

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