• Gold threat to tropical forests

    The scientific journal Environmental Research Letters has published “Global demand for gold is another threat for tropical forests” by Nora Alvarez and Mitchell Aide. Using advanced land-mapping techniques, they analysed changes in forest cover at gold-mining sites in tropical moist forests of South America. Gold mining causes significant alteration to …

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  • UN Forum in Geneva

    The 2014 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights is being held in Geneva from 1st to 3rd of December.

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  • Press release: visit to UN in Geneva

    A delegation of rural and indigenous women from Peru, Guatemala and El Salvador will denounce human rights violations committed by both states and the extractive industry at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, 1-3 December in Geneva.

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  • Citizens take on mining firms

    According to the Independent newspaper, El Salvador (Central America’s smallest country) may be becoming the anti-mining capital of the world.

    Photo: Nestor Polanco
Screenshot from 2015-01-23 19:43:27

Gold threat to tropical forests

The scientific journal Environmental Research Letters has published “Global demand for gold is another threat for tropical forests” by Nora Alvarez and …

Screenshot from 2014-11-30 16:18:08

UN Forum in Geneva

The 2014 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights is being held in Geneva from 1st to 3rd of December.

Screenshot from 2014-11-18 20:32:20

Press release: visit to UN in Geneva

A delegation of rural and indigenous women from Peru, Guatemala and El Salvador will denounce human rights violations committed by both states …

Photo: Nestor Polanco

Citizens take on mining firms

According to the Independent newspaper, El Salvador (Central America’s smallest country) may be becoming the anti-mining capital of the world.

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Important study from European Parliament

The Policy Department of the Directorate-General for External Policies of the European Parliament has commissioned a report into human rights violations worldwide …