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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

Waste pickers under threat. New waste management policies undermine the informal recycling sector in the Global South

On the occasion of the Global Waste Picker Day, the Barcelona Research Group on Informal Recyclers - in collaboration with EnvJustice , the Global Alliance of Waste Pickers and WIEGO - releases a thematic map of so cio-environmental conflicts
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Amazon Prime cargo hub at CVG Airport, Kentucky, USA

Residents living near the construction site of an Amazon Air Hub at CVG Airport filed a class action lawsuit after months of complaints about excessive dust, noise and shock waves from blasting works. An ironworker was killed in an accident at the site.

Afungi LNG airport and construction camps, Mozambique

Afungi Airstrip and workers' camps, constructed to serve Mozambique LNG project, became the epicentre of the worst COVID-19 outbreak in the country. Gas development proceeds in the midst of violent insurgency and a worker building the airstrip was killed.

Logging gangs and violence against indigenous environmental defenders, Maranhao, Brazil

Brazil signed the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and committed to eliminating illegal deforestation by 2030. But violence against environmental defenders, corruption, and institutional and political changes threaten that goal.

Kropz Phosphate Mine in West Coast National Park, Elandsfontein, South Africa

Environmental activists and organizations, state departments, and residents have been pursuing legal action to revoke Kropz's permits for its Elandsfontein phosphate mine for years.

Transnet dig-out port proposal in Durban, South Africa

Transnet proposed to build an expansion for Durban Harbour. Activists and community members fought against it for a decade owing to the potential for significant social and ecological consequences.

FFS Refiners chemical pollution in Durban, South Africa

FFS Refiners has repeatedly polluted South Durban with fumes that smell strongly like cat urine. The refinery also had an oil spill in September 2012 mere months after a waste stream incident.

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