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    Archive for 2007

    Cameroon’s Timber Industry

    Oct 8, 2007

    A discussion between Samuel Nnah Ndobe, a member of Greengrants International Financial Institutions (IFI) Advisory Board, and Chris Allan concerning the timber industry’s impact on Cameroon’s indigenous Pygmy population.

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    Standing or Falling Together

    Oct 8, 2007

    Greentgrants Advisors Nnimmo Bassey and Wen Bo are featured in this recent Alliance Magazine article.

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    General Assembly Adopts Declaration On Rights Of Indigenous Peoples

    Oct 8, 2007

    United Nations overwhelmingly backed protections for the human rights of indigenous peoples

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    Green Leap Forward

    Oct 8, 2007

    Environmentalism is China’s fastest growing citizen movement. Beijing isn’t cracking down on these new activists—it’s empowering them.

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    Ascendant Copper Told To Leave Intag, Ecuador—Finally!

    Sep 28, 2007

    Intag Ecuador wins battle against Canadian Copper Mine.

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    New Step Forward for Children of La Oroya

    Sep 14, 2007

    Government mining and energy oversight agency in Peru fines Doe Run for exceeding atmospheric emissions limits and illegal waste disposal.

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    ‘Not All That Glitters is Good’: Former CEO of Newmont Mining Receives Award Despite Dubious History

    Aug 6, 2007

    The University of Denver’s selection of Wayne Murdy, former CEO of Newmont Mining, for the prestigious
    ‘International Bridge Builder’ award generates controversy.

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    South Africa Journal—Activists on the Move

    Jul 26, 2007

    Greengrants’ Helen Gemmill recently traveled to South Africa for the Southern Africa Advisory Board meeting. She met with activists and grantees fighting for a healthy environment on many fronts.

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    India Advisory Board Welcomes New Members

    Jul 24, 2007

    We are pleased to introduce you to the two newest members of the India Advisory Board. Usha S. and Benny Kuruvilla bring years of experience as dedicated activists to the board.

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    India: Grantee Wins International Public Health Award!

    Jul 24, 2007

    Jagdish Patel is the recipient of the 2007 International Award from the Occupational Health and Safety division of the American Public Health Association.

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