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Heriberto Araujo: The defenders of the Amazon never wanted to be martyrs

For too long, the fate of the rainforest has rested on the shoulders of environmental and human rights activists.
Bodies pulled from parched Lake Mead stir wise-guy ghosts of Las Vegas

Bodies pulled from parched Lake Mead stir wise-guy ghosts of Las Vegas

As climate change fuels grim discoveries across the West, Las Vegas is awash in bets on the identity of a suspected murder victim dumped in a barrel.
Violence, strikes, and India’s farmers want you to see it

Violence, strikes, and India’s farmers want you to see it

A year on, protesters against the country’s agricultural laws are taking an increasingly confrontational approach with the country’s leaders.
Honduras court convicts ex-dam executive in murder of celebrated environmentalist
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Honduras court convicts ex-dam executive in murder of celebrated environmentalist

Roberto David Castillo, the former head of the company that was building a hydroelectric dam on Indigenous land in Honduras, was found guilty of being a co-conspirator in the murder of Berta Caceres.
Conflicts over Indigenous land grow more violent in Central America
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Conflicts over Indigenous land grow more violent in Central America

Faced with government inaction, some activists try to reclaim ancestral lands on their own. Often, they pay a high price.
Editorial: In the fight to save the planet, its defenders are being killed
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Editorial: In the fight to save the planet, its defenders are being killed

Those who resist powerful industries that savage ecosystems and drive people off their land face death and fear.
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