November 17, 2023
A pristine biodiverse forest in eastern Latvia is being cleared to make way for an industrial park. Even though the project has yet to be approved, half the forest has already been logged to make way for the development. Not only that, the public consultation and social and environmental assessment have been inadequate. The project promoters now expect getting the green light.
October 12, 2018
The Oltenia Energy Complex took over people’s land, mined lignite and increased coal production despite state climate action pledges. Source: Romania ‘gave illegal permits’ to own energy firm
April 16, 2012
One of this year’s winners of the Goldman Environmental Prize is Russian Khimki Forest defender Evgenia Chirikova, but the good news is being overshadowed by continued violence against other Khimki activists.