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Arkhangelsk tops list of harassed environmental defenders

Harassment, fines, and prosecutions are just some of the tactics authorities use across Russia to silence eco-activists. Whistleblower Aleksandr Peskov was detained for two days for filming at Shiyes, a proposed massive landfill project in Arkhangelsk region for trash from Moscow.
Prosecutors target Brazil’s environment minister over dismantling of protections
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Prosecutors target Brazil’s environment minister over dismantling of protections

Censorship, persecution, and dismissals of supervisors have become the norm in Brazil's environmental agencies since Jair Bolsonaro took office.

On the hook for Clean Air Act damages, Diesel Brothers lose bid for settlement conference

On the hook for Clean Air Act damages, Diesel Brothers lose bid for settlement conference

The Diesel Brothers have lost a bid for a court-mediated settlement conference they hoped could soften the blow of impending Clean Air Act monetary penalties.

Rita Wong: Lessons from prison: a shackled pipeline protester reflects

Rita Wong: Lessons from prison: a shackled pipeline protester reflects

Poet and scholar Rita Wong on the ‘microcosm’ she inhabited behind bars.
In Cambodia, a rare acquittal in a climate of danger for green activists

In Cambodia, a rare acquittal in a climate of danger for green activists

Activists working in Cambodia face grave dangers from both authorities and illegal mining and logging interests.

Kinder Morgan protesters will learn on Monday whether they’ll face criminal charges

Kinder Morgan protesters will learn on Monday whether they’ll face criminal charges

More than 170 people have been arrested since mid-March in Burnaby, B.C., and the majority have been charged with civil contempt of court

The palm oil fiefdom.

A politician in Borneo turned his district into a sea of oil palm. Did it benefit the people who elected him, or the members of his family?

This is the first installment of Indonesia for Sale, an in-depth series on the corruption behind Indonesia’s deforestation and land rights crisis.

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