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In 2020, only 4% of Ukraine's waste was recycled - the lowest rate in Europe.
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The environmental impact of Russia’s invasion goes beyond Ukraine – how do we deal with ‘problems without passports’?

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‘A powerful solution’: Activists push to make ecocide an international crime

This movement aims to make the mass damage and destruction of ecosystems a prosecutable, international crime against peace.

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The International Criminal Court turns 20 in turbulent times. Should ‘ecocide’ be added to its list of crimes?

A law professor from Queen Mary University in London has called a proposal to make “ecocide” the fifth international crime the “most credible and advanced” effort to date to expand the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court in The Hague.

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The 'rebel' and human rights gadfly seeking to criminalize ecocide

British lawyer Philippe Sands argues that the time has come to pursue those who commit crimes against the environment.
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The deep toll of tar sands on Canada's Indigenous people

Oil companies have replaced First Nation's traditional lands with vast mines, stripping away boreal forest and wetlands.
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Indigenous women speak out at Cop26 rally: ‘Femicide is linked to ecocide’

Activists tell of how extractive industries are intertwined with violence against women and girls.

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