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Peruvian Timber Exporter Excluded from Selling in the United States for Three Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 19, 2017 Washington, DC – The United States Government took the unprecedented step today of... Read More

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Australia plans to weaken ban on illegal timber imports – “Australian consumers should not become the unwitting accomplices of forest crime”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 13, 2017 Melbourne – The Australian Government released a controversial plan to weaken the Illegal... Read More

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UN Spotlight on Impacts of Argentina’s Vaca Muerta Fracking Project on Indigenous Rights and Climate Change

Groups challenge unconventional fossil fuel extraction in Vaca Muerta megaproject FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 10, 2017 (Buenos Aires/Neuquén/Geneva –... Read More

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Negotiations Begin Today for Transnational Corporate Accountability Treaty

Economic growth and foreign investment can have a positive impact by bringing jobs, development, and improvements to social welfare....

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Rising Climate-Related Displacement Highlights the Need For a Human Rights-Based Approach to Protecting Migrants

With 2018 fast approaching, countries around the world are joining together to draft two global compacts, the first one...

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Industry Conflict of Interest Jeopardizes Regulation of Toxic PFOA

On October 17-20, the Stockholm Convention’s Persistent Organic Pollutants Review Committee will meet in Rome, Italy. Among other priorities,...

Publications

Fueling Plastics: Series examines deep linkages between the fossil fuels and plastics industries, and the products they produce

Launched on September 20th, 2017, Fueling Plastics, an ongoing investigative series, examining the deep linkages between the fossil fuels... Read More

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CETA Threatens EU and Members States’ Ability to Effectively Regulate the Dangers of Pesticides (July 2017)

The EU-Canada Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) is an agreement between the EU, its Member States, and Canada.... Read More

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Delivering on the Paris Promises: Combating Climate Change while Protecting Rights

Recommendations for the Negotiations of the Paris Rule Book (Español abajo) The adoption and the rapid entry into force... Read More

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