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¡Esto no Vale! Isso não Vale! Vale S.A. global operations lead to socio-environmental conflicts

On the occasion of the International Action for Rivers 2019, the ENVJUSTICE - EJAtlas team releases a global thematic map on socio-environmental conflicts in the world related to Vale S.A. mining and infrastructure projects

Blockadia: Keep Fossil Fuels in the Ground!

On every continent there is an increasing frequency and intensity of resistance movements against fossil fuel projects. These interwoven spaces of resistance are Blockadia, along the chain of extraction, transportation and combustion.
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Haida Gwai Forestry Conflicts

Haida resistance to industrial logging in Haida Gwaii, over the past 4 decades has transformed the political and environmental map of Canada.

Phosphate Mining in Gafsa, Tunisia

Important phosphate mine in Gafsa region. Lack of employment. Working conditions are poor, while pollution affects resident’s health and the water supply.

Lead poisoning by Huixian Nonferrous Metals Smelting, Gansu, China

Hundreds of people were found with excessive blood lead levels at Huixian County, Gansu province of northwestern China in 2006, the blamed company was ordered to shut down and compensated the victims.

Bhimashankar Wildlife Sanctuary. Non settlement of resource use, access and governance rights, a slowdown to conservation and livelihoods, India

Bhimashankar has been home to eight villages. In 1985, when its forests were declared 'Wildlife Sanctuary', the inhabitants lost access to their livelihood resources. Since then the Forest Department and villagers have been in conflict.

Conserving Bio-Cultural Diversity in the Sacred Tsum Valley in Gorkha District, Nepal

Tourism and other activities threaten to impact the natural beauty and the biological diversity maintained through the cultural and religious beliefs and practices of the Tsumba people.

Lead poisoning by Melody Chemical plant in Hengdong, Hunan, China

In 2014, more than 300 children in Hengdong County of Hunan Province were reported to have excessive/ poisoning blood lead levels. After a legal battle, some families finally achieved to receive compensation.