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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.


The seven-headed monster

Around the world, mining interests are robbing rural communities of their health, well-being, and rights; in a town in Guatemala, they robbed a teenage activist of her life.

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Reclaiming their ecosystem

A decade-long effort to preserve biodiversity along the lower Mekong River succeeds in curbing illegal fishing and forest cutting, and in enabling people to exercise their rights. Facebook Twitter Instagram YouTube Google+