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UK company mining gold in Amazon on disputed land

A London-listed company has been mining gold in the Amazon rainforest without approval from the Brazilian land agency or the consent of nearby Indigenous communities, according to an investigation by the Guardian and partners.

Environmental assassinations bad for business
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Environmental assassinations bad for business, new research shows

Financial markets respond swiftly and definitively when multinationals are publicly named in connection with the assassination of an environmental defender.

Temer’s deforestation policies put Paris goals at risk, scientists warn

Temer’s deforestation policies put Paris goals at risk, scientists warn

Current Brazilian government policies could increase deforestation and carbon emissions, costing the nation $2-5 trillion dollars more to meet its Paris Climate Agreement pledge.
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Extractive industries threaten a million square kilometers of intact tropical forests around the globe
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Extractive industries threaten a million square kilometers of intact tropical forests around the globe

According to a recent report, mining companies currently have claims on 11 percent of all intact rainforests left in the world while oil and gas cover another 8 percent.

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