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Data leak reveals Shell’s deep financial links to human rights abusers in Nigeria.

While EJOLT partner ERA is busy reporting dozens of environmental injustices in the Niger Delta for our database of conflicts, PlatformLondon just released a shocking report on how Shell funds …

BP summoned to answer for assault on Mother Earth for Gulf of Mexico spill

by Oilwatch The defence of the rights of the sea as an integral part of Mother Earth is being pursued in Ecuador using the Rights of Nature recognised in 2008 Ecuadorian …

Environmentalists becoming an endangered species

By Leon Dulce. Willem Geertman, a Dutch missionary and NGO worker, was shot dead in front of his office in San Fernando, Pampanga on the second of July, 2012. Geertman was …

Activist Marco Arana Violently Arrested in Cajamarca, Peru

Marco Arana, a well known environmental and human rights activist, a former priest and leader of the Tierra and Libertad movement in Peru, has been violently arrested today July 4,  …

Nature Kenya Campaign Saves Dakatcha Woodlands and Puts Jatropha in the dock

By Leah Temper A campaign by EJOLT Partner Nature Kenya and other EJOs has saved the Dakatcha Woodland Important Bird Area (IBA) from destruction from biofuel crops after Kenya’s National Environmental …

Exploitation of tar sands: a failure on the path to an energy and ecological transition

By Pierre Johnson  (REEDS)  Despite an activist victory to avoid the construction of the Keystone XL pipeline over a sensitive area, oil from Alberta State in Canada is still likely to …

Za Zemiata helps Bulgaria to break free from nuclear energy

By Dragomira Raeva. Bulgaria’s Parliament has adopted the decision to terminate the construction of the 2000 MW Belene nuclear power plant. This is a great victory for Za Zemiata – …

Gold mining in Yanacocha, Perú

EJOLT partner OCMAL: cancel Conga mine project in Peru

EJOLT partner OCMAL (Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros en América Latina) asks for definitive suspension of the Conga mining project in Cajamarca, Peru. OCMAL is a regional center with a history …

Gold-mining conflict in Bulgaria under international scrunity

Read here how EJOLT brought a well-known international expert in the field of gold-mining to shed his light on a local environmental conflict in Bulgaria. The small Bulgarian town of Krumovgrad situated …

A call to action for Environmental and Climate justice

“After the success achieved with convincing Italians to vote against water privatization, Italian civil society is now calling to action for a broader set of goals on Environmental and Climate …

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