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Extractive Industries

Brexit Must Not Undermine Global Progress On Extractive Industry Transparency

Elisa Peter | Posted 07.03.2016 | Impact
Elisa Peter

Whatever the future holds for the UK and the EU, the world's poor and marginalized people must not be denied fair shares of the benefits derived from our planet's finite natural resources.

Berta Cáceres, the Murdered Honduran Activist, Did Not Die. She Multiplied.

Karen Spring | Posted 03.23.2016 | World
Karen Spring

LA ESPERANZA, Honduras -- Berta's assassination sends a chilling message to the Honduran people -- that anyone can be murdered with total impunity. If you can kill Berta, you can kill anyone in Honduras. That scares me. It scares me for what it means for the future of the country, the future of the Lenca people and everyone fighting to defend their territory.

Bishops And Extractive Industries: A Human Face Of Mining

Katherine Marshall | Posted 07.02.2012 | Religion
Katherine Marshall

The potential coalition of leaders from different world regions and different religious traditions could do wonders for the extractive industry cause. They offer a special promise.

Nigeria: Child Lead Poisoning Crisis

Human Rights Watch | Posted 04.08.2012 | World
Human Rights Watch

Thousands of children in northern Nigeria need immediate medical treatment and dozens of villages remain contaminated two years into the worst lead poisoning epidemic in modern history.