Environment

Nov 23, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Dam Development Projects Push Forced Relocation

The Diamer Bhasha Dam project is receiving widespread criticism due to the affects it is having on local Gilgit communities. The Pakistani government has been pushing the development of the dam as being progressive and beneficial for all. However, the people of the illegally occupied territory of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) are the ones who face the most immediate consequences of such a large-scale project....

Nov 23, 2018

Gilgit Baltistan: Dam Development Projects Push...

The Diamer Bhasha Dam project is receiving widespread criticism due to the affects it is having on local Gilgit communities. The Pakistani government has been pushing the development of the dam as being...

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Nov 23, 2018

China: Alarming Glacier Retreat in XUAR and Various...

On 20 November 2018, Greenpeace International published an article on China’s melting glaciers. The organisation notes that among affected glacial areas are those in Qinghai, Gansu and Xinjiang regions....

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Nov 21, 2018

Sindh: Water Crisis and Protests against Dams...

The Sindh Action Committee led a rally in Mirpurkhas on Monday 19 November 2018, opposing the millions of rupees’ worth campaigns that promote the construction of dams on the river Indus. Observing...

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Nov 16, 2018

Sindhi: Use of Polythene and Plastic Bags Banned...

After a meeting of the cabinet, the government has decided to implement the Sindh Environment Protection Act 2014 and its Section 14(3), which imposed the ban to commercialize or use non-degradable plastic...

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Nov 09, 2018

FUF Releases Article on Indigenous Practices to...

While agriculture was mentioned in the agendas of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) as one of the major driving forces accelerating climate change, indigenous perspectives provided opportunities...

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Nov 07, 2018

Brazilian Indigenous: Process of Demarcation of...

The prospect of Jair Bolsonaro putting an end to the demarcation of any new indigenous areas in Brazil would halt 129 processes that are currently ongoing. In addition to the threat posed to new demarcations,...

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Nov 05, 2018

Ogoni: Ogoniland Clean-up--Nigeria's Biggest...

Fegalo Nsuke, of the Movement for the Survival of the Ogoni People (MOSOP), in a meeting with the youth leaders of the National Youth Council of the Ogoni People (NYCOP), spoke out against the lack of...

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Oct 29, 2018

Chittagong Hill Tracts: UN Development Program...

On Tuesday 23 October 2018, United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a $471,000 arrangement to implement a “Sustainable Management of Community Development...

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