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Are there human rights abuses in your seafood?

Blog entry by Anchalee Pipattanawattanakul | December 21, 2016

Migrant workers from Cambodia and Myanmar are being used as forced labour in the Thai fishing industry. Using tricks of deception, non-binding verbal agreements and induced debt, these workers catch fish both for human consumption and...

Kayaktivists just took to the water for biodiversity – and for the communities...

Blog entry by Richard Page | December 16, 2016

Greetings from Cancun, Mexico where I am attending the 13th meeting of the UN Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), perhaps more easily understood as the “summit for life on Earth". That the meeting is held in Mexico is highly...

"Our forest is shedding tears" — a Munduruku woman fights for Indigenous rights

Blog entry by Vânia Alves | December 16, 2016

On November 27, the Munduruku Indigenous People traveled from their home in the Amazon to Brazil’s capital to demand the official recognition of the Sawré Muybu Indigenous Land on the Tapajós River. The Brazilian government is planning...

Turn The Tide: Human Rights Abuses and Illegal Fishing in Thailand’s Overseas Fishing...

Publication | December 16, 2016 at 14:33

Greenpeace’s 12-month long investigation exposes the activities of Thailand’s rogue overseas fishing fleets, the companies behind them and their supply chain connections to export markets.

The Anthropocene Debate

Blog entry by Rex Weyler | December 13, 2016

“A hushed hundred million years from now, all that we consider to be the great works of man – the sculptures and the libraries, the monuments and the museums, the cities and the factories – will all be compressed into a layer of...

Too long to wait: Russia’s Dvinsky Forest could be lost in a decade

Blog entry by Erika Bjureby | December 13, 2016

Home to eagle-owls, wolverines, brown bears, rare plants and animals, the Dvinsky Forest is one of the last remaining Intact Forest Landscapes in the European part of Russia. Intact Forest Landscapes (IFL) in Russia are huge...

So long as there’s climate change, every day is human rights day

Blog entry by Yeb Sano | December 10, 2016

When I decided to embark with others on a 1500 km, 60-day  pilgrimage  from Rome to Paris, culminating at the COP21 climate talks in 2015, the urgency I felt wasn’t just scientific or political, it was also very personal. After so many...

Ladies and gentlemen, meet The Great Northern Forest

Blog entry by Juha Aromaa | December 7, 2016

The Great Northern Forest has many names. Scientists see The Great Northern Forest as the boreal forest ecosystem - the global coniferous forest blanketing the northern hemisphere. The Russians traditionally call it “Taiga”. If you...

Protecting what protects us

Blog entry by Daniel Mittler | December 7, 2016

The diversity of nature is essential to ensure our planet remains habitable. That is why we need to stand up to all those who endanger the global web of life – those who plunder the Commons for private gain. Back in 1992,...

3 Things You Need to Know About the Dakota Access Pipeline Win

Blog entry by Mary Sweeters | December 7, 2016

Thank you, water protectors. Yesterday, the Obama administration and the Army Corps of Engineers denied Dakota Access Pipeline builder Energy Transfer Partners the final permit it needs to complete the pipeline. This is a...

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