Natural resources and rights
While natural resources can generate wealth, countries that depend on this wealth often suffer greater corruption, social unrest, and human rights violations. We believe people have a right to participate in decisions that affect their lives.
Story April 20, 2015
In the wake of the largest oil spill in US history, Oxfam America has invested in long-term solutions for fragile environments and vulnerable populations.
First Person blog April 20, 2015
How are people coping five years after the biggest environmental disaster in US history?
Story April 16, 2015
With training and legal support, indigenous people in remote areas are defending their lands and natural resources.
Story April 9, 2015
Human rights groups are calling for investigation of the killing of a member of group critical of proposal to expand silver mine.
Story February 26, 2015
Dedicated radio program listeners are taking steps to protect fragile forest lands in northern Cambodia.
First Person blog January 29, 2015
Despite pressure on indigenous communities, people are finding ways to defend their rights.