environmental activism

July 22, 2022
María Elena García

Kimberly Theidon’s book explores the conjoined legacies of war-time violence against women, children, and nature in Peru and Colombia.

July 21, 2022
Angelina de los Santos / openDemocracy

Activists in Quintero-Puchuncaví Bay "sacrifice zone" hail closure of Codelco plant that poisoned their community.

October 13, 2020
Virginia Tognola

Fires are increasing in frequency and are often intentionally set to open up lands for speculative business interests.

July 30, 2019
José Luis Granados Ceja and Urooba Jamal

A recent court ruling demonstrated the extent of Canadian complicity in mining deaths worldwide—and how far the country still has to go in recognizing its role.

May 6, 2019
Samantha Demby

In southern Mexico, a multi-ethnic network of towns has halted the construction of a mega-dam. Now they are organizing to manage their own natural resources and revitalize their culture as native water protectors.

August 7, 2018
Michael Wilson Becerril

Multinational mining corporations in northern Peru have devised a number of strategies for suppressing environmental activism and protest, from strategic investment to media relations to outright intimidation and repression.

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