Environmental Crimes

  • The anti-canal movement has a woman’s face in Nicaragua

    In June 2013, the current Nicaraguan government handed over the concession of the inter-oceanic canal to the International Hong-Kong Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Co. (HKND Group). The Nicaraguan President Daniel Ortega granted the concession for construction and exclusive management of the inter-oceanic canal to HKND Group for a period...
  • Struggle in the coal mining heartland of India

    This month, millions of Indians are celebrating Raksha Bandhan – an ancient festival that celebrates the loving bond between brothers and sisters. The sister ties a sacred thread called ‘Rakhi’ on her brother’s wrist as to protect him against any adversity and in return, the brother takes a lifelong...
  • Environmental Crimes Fueling Conflicts

    The UNEA (United Nations Environment Assembly) published a report drafted by the UNEP (United Nations Environment Programme) and the Interpol entitled: “The environmental crime crisis: threats to sustainable development from illegal exploitation and trade in wildlife and forest resources”. According to this report, environmental crimes are no longer an...