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Urgent help needed for those affected by the dam tragedy in Colombia

18 May, 2018

The hidroituango, hydroelectric project in the department of Antioquia is the largest infrastructure currently running in the country. Since April 28, technical failures have occurred for the plugging of the Cauca river tunnel, which has generated an emergency due to the overflowing of the river, putting at risk the lives, houses, livelihoods and work of thousands of families. On May 16, the powerhouse dam, in trying to evacuate the accumulated water, collapsed, causing a catastrophe that could become the most …

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Day of Real Forests

21 Mar, 2018

By the Global Forest Coalition. This photo essay was originally published on Toward Freedom. 21 March 2018: Today is the international day of forests. The United Nations General Assembly designated…

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Testimony from Chaus Uslaini

19 Aug, 2017

My name is Uslaini, my nickname is Chaus and I’m the Director of WALHI Sumatera Barat in Indonesia. My passion in life is helping rural communities to have a better…

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Del turismo y otros demonios…

2 Mar, 2017

Sorry, this entry is only available in European Spanish. For the sake of viewer convenience, the content is shown below in the alternative language. You may click the link to…

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National CCRI workshops held in Africa

22 Feb, 2017

By Kureeba David* The Global Forest Coalition, in partnership with host Community Conservation Resilience Initiative (CCRI) institutions in selected countries, organised three national workshops on CCRI in Africa at the…

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