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April 4, 2022
Santiago Navarro F. and Aldo Santiago

On Mexico’s Pacific coast, the government and businesses are trying to legalize a huge area of illegally-cultivated oil palm by reducing the size of an environmental reserve.

March 11, 2022
Antulio Rosales and Claudia Rodríguez Gilly

From oil to mining, resource exploitation is the central battlefield for Venezuela’s land and environmental movements.

March 11, 2022
Antulio Rosales and Claudia Rodríguez Gilly

Del petróleo hasta la minería, la explotación de recursos naturales sigue siendo el campo de batalla clave para los movimientos ambientales y en defensa de la tierra.

January 18, 2022
Juan José Relmucao

In Puna, companies extracting lithium also drain the limited water supply for Guayatayoc communities dependent on groundwater. 

September 1, 2021
Ainhoa Montoya and Rupert Knox

Honduran activists jailed in 2019 for opposing mining in their community have faced two years of unfair legal proceedings leading up to their trial.

May 19, 2021
Marcos Colón

Henry Ford’s 20th century rubber plantation and company town pioneered a model of destructive forest industrialization still in full force in Brazil’s Amazon.

March 16, 2020
Pietra Brown

Blooms of smelly and unsightly sargassum seaweed have impacted the tourism industry across the Caribbean. Now, solutions must balance environmental factors and local livelihoods.

January 2, 2019
Nicholas Cunningham

As far-right neo-fascist Jair Bolsonaro takes office in Brazil, the radical changes his administration proposes could set off a wave of state-sponsored violence, plunder, and environmental destruction.

November 14, 2018
Jackie McVicar

The trial against Berta Cáceres’ accused assassins has been riddled with irregularities and bias—and barred the victims' lawyers from participation. It is a tragic lost opportunity for justice in Honduras.

December 18, 2017
Nicole Fabricant, Brett Gustafson, and Laura Weiss

NACLA's editors introduce the latest print issue, Fossil Fuels and Toxic Landscapes.

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