1. 'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge  Al Jazeera English
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  3. Philippines: The deadliest country in Asia for land defenders  Rappler
  4. Record 212 land and environment activists killed last year  The Guardian
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Colombia and the Philippines account for more than half those killed in 2019, with Indigenous people at greatest risk.Colombia and the Philippines account for more than half those killed in 2019, with Indigenous people at greatest risk.

'More dangerous every day': Land rights defenders killings surge | News | Al Jazeera

Colombia and the Philippines combined accounted for just over half of the confirmed deaths - 64 and 43, respectively. But the real figures are likely higher due to unreported cases.Colombia and the Philippines combined accounted for just over half of the confirmed deaths - 64 and 43, respectively. But the real figures are likely higher due to unreported cases.

212 climate activists were murdered in 2019 with Colombia and Philippines the deadliest countries  | Daily Mail Online

On the frontlines of the climate crisis: environmental activists across the world are literally risking their lives to save the planetOn the frontlines of the climate crisis: environmental activists across the world are literally risking their lives to save the planet

'Deadliest year': Record number of land and environmental activists killed in 2019 | Euronews

The death toll for environmental activists and environmental defenders reached 212 last year, equivalent to more than four deaths a week. It also indicated that the figure, which had a significant spike since 2018, makes 2019 the deadliest year for environmental activists standing up for land and water resources from mining, agribusiness, and fossil fuel interest.The death toll for environmental activists and environmental defenders reached 212 last year, equivalent to more than four deaths a week. It also indicated that the figure, which had a significant spike since 2018, makes 2019 the deadliest year for environmental activists standing up for land and water resources from mining, agribusiness, and fossil fuel interest.

Deadliest Year for Environmental Defenders; 212 Death Toll in 2019 | Nature World News

Last year saw a record number of environmental activists murdered while trying to protect the environment, according to a report published Wednesday by British NGO Global Witness.At least 212 people who defended the environment were killed in 2019, the Global Witness report said – an average of fourLast year saw a record number of environmental activists murdered while trying to protect the environment, according to a report published Wednesday by British NGO Global Witness.At least 212 people who defended the environment were killed in 2019, the Global Witness report said – an average of four

Murders of environmental activists at record high in 2019

In another deadly year for environmentalists around the world, 212 environmental activists were murdered in 2019 according to a new Global Witness report. It highlights how killings target indigenous environmental defenders disproportionately and that the Philippines and Colombia are hotspots. In an interview, Rachel Cox of Global Witness reveals which industries are behind the murders. In another deadly year for environmentalists around the world, 212 environmental activists were murdered in 2019 according to a new Global Witness report. It highlights how killings target indigenous environmental defenders disproportionately and that the Philippines and Colombia are hotspots. In an interview, Rachel Cox of Global Witness reveals which industries are behind the murders.

Living Planet: Another deadly year for environmentalists | Environment| All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 30.07.2020

The Philippines was the deadliest country in Asia for land and environmental defenders again last year while slipping to second most dangerous in the world behind Colombia, a watchdog said Wednesday. A total of 43 defenders were killed in the archipelago — the vast majority on the fertile and resource-rich islands of Mindanao and Negros […]

Philippines: deadliest country in Asia for land defenders

A total of 212 land and environmental activists were killed last year around the world, according to a report on Wednesday.A total of 212 land and environmental activists were killed last year around the world, according to a report on Wednesday.

Global Witness: 212 Environmental Activists Killed Last Year in The World | Al Bawaba

A record 212 people who defend our land and environment were killed last year, reports Global Witness - an international NGO dedicated to preventing extractive industries from infringing on human rights. This is an average of more than four people A record 212 people who defend our land and environment were killed last year, reports Global Witness - an international NGO dedicated to preventing extractive industries from infringing on human rights. This is an average of more than four people a

212 Environmental Activists And Protectors Were Killed Last Year, Report Shows

"Land and environmental defenders play a vital role in protecting these climate-critical forests and ecosystems."

2019 marked a massive uptick in environmental activism as it did environmental activists' deaths - NationofChange

At least 212 environmental campaigners were murdered worldwide in 2019, Global Witness reports. Colombia and the Philippines combined accounted for just over half of the confirmed deaths. Deaths and killings are “business as usual” for President Rodrigo Duterte and his government.   At least 212 environmental campaigners were murdered worldwide in 2019, Global Witness reports. Colombia and the Philippines combined accounted for just over half of the confirmed deaths. Deaths and killings are “business as usual” for President Rodrigo Duterte and his government.  

PHILIPPINES - ASIA A record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019: the Philippines case

At least 212 people were killed last year while defending their land from being taken over by industry, Global Witness said on Wednesday, the deadliest year since the advocacy group began compiling data in 2012. At least 212 people were killed last year while defending their land from being taken over by industry, Global Witness said on Wednesday, the deadliest year since the advocacy group began compiling data in 2012.

Sight Magazine - Deadly land conflicts seen rising as threat from industry grows

'Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly.' by Jessica Corbett At least 212 eco-defenders were murdered around the world last year, according to a new annual report. Image: ...

Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year On Record' For Eco-Defenders, 212 Murdered Worldwide | Scoop News

More than half of those who died in 2019 were from Colombia or the Philippines. More than half of those who died in 2019 were from Colombia or the Philippines.

Four people a week die defending land from environmental threats, figures show | World News | Sky News

Colombia was the deadliest country for land rights activists in 2019, as killings of environmental defenders soared in the Andean country, according to a report published by advocacy group Global Witness on Wednesday.Colombia was the deadliest country for land rights activists in 2019, as killings of environmental defenders soared in the Andean country, according to a report published by advocacy group Global Witness on Wednesday.

Colombia was deadliest country for land rights activists in 2019 - Reuters

Attacks on environmental and land defenders in the Philippines have escalated under President Rodrigo Duterte, with at least 43 deaths in 2019, watchdog group...Attacks on environmental and land defenders in the Philippines have escalated under President Rodrigo Duterte, with at least 43 deaths in 2019, watchdog group Global Witness says in its latest report.

‘Criminalising’ dissent and martial law fuel attacks on Filipino environmental defenders | News | Eco-Business | Asia Pacific

Last year was the deadliest for land and environment activists who face increasing violence from mining and large-scale farmingLast year was the deadliest for land and environment activists who face increasing violence from mining and large-scale farming

Africa: Deadly Land Conflicts Seen Rising As Threat From Industry Grows - allAfrica.com

The year 2019 was actually the best harmful on file for ecological protestors, a brand new file mentions. Every time around the globe, folks take on business making use of property commercial, dropping plants, obstructing and also contaminating rivers, ruining and also changing genealogical properties wild animals environments. Each week, around 4 of these guardians […]

Grim Report Shows How Many Environmental Activists Were Killed In 2014 - Publicist Recorder

New York: Independent watchdog Global Witness on Wednesday revealed the highest number of land and environmental defenders were murdered on record in a single year. New York: Independent watchdog Global Witness on Wednesday revealed the highest number of land and environmental defenders were murdered on record in a single year.

Record 212 land and environment activists killed in 2019, says independent watchdog Global Witness | Indiablooms - First Portal on Digital News Management

212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record, watchdog group Global Witness reported Wednesday. Here is a list of five countries where environmental activists are at highest risk of being killed.212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record, watchdog group Global Witness reported Wednesday. Here is a list of five countries where environmental activists are at highest risk of being killed.

Five countries where environmental activism could get you killed, World News | wionews.com

MANILA — Forty-three land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in 2019, according to a new report from the watchdog group Global Witness. The tally marks out the Philippines as the most dangerous country in Asia and the second most dangerous in the world for those taking a stand against environmental destruction. According […]MANILA — Forty-three land and environmental defenders were killed in the Philippines in 2019, according to a new report from the watchdog group Global Witness. The tally marks out the Philippines as the most dangerous country in Asia and the second most dangerous in the world for those taking a stand against environmental destruction. According […]

‘Criminalizing’ dissent, martial law fuel attacks on Philippine environmental defenders

In 2019, a record 212 environmentalists were killed, according to the annual report of the British human rights organization Global Witness. Since the Paris climate convention in 2015, an average of four environmentalists have been murdered every week. Most of the victims were in Colombia (64) and the Philippines (48). In Europe, the organization had […]

Record number of environmentalists killed in 2019 - The Unfiltered Lens

The Philippines ranks second deadliest country in the world for environment defenders with 43 killings in 2019, London-based environmental watchdog Global Witness says in its latest report. The Philippines ranks second deadliest country in the world for environment defenders with 43 killings in 2019, London-based environmental watchdog Global Witness says in its latest report.

Philippines world's second deadliest country for environmental activists

Global Witness reported 43 deaths in the Philippines in 2019, the most of any Asian country.Global Witness reported 43 deaths in the Philippines in 2019, the most of any Asian country.

Watchdog: Philippines Proves Deadly for Environmental Defenders

Global Witness report says more than half of all killings last year reported in Colombia, Philippines - Anadolu AgencyGlobal Witness report says more than half of all killings last year reported in Colombia, Philippines - Anadolu Agency

Over 200 environmental activists killed in 2019: Report

A record number of around 212 environmental activists worldwide were reportedly killed last year, according to watchdog group Global Witness.A record number of around 212 environmental activists worldwide were reportedly killed last year, according to watchdog group Global Witness.

212 Environmental activists were killed last year worldwide: Global Witness - Republic World

As global temperatures reach new highs and fires burn through climate-critical forests, businesses know that time is ticking on tackling the climate challenge. There have been many leaders in the climate movement highlighting to consumers and businesses alike how to be more sustainable, check their supply chains and practice proper due diligence when operating in our naturalRachel Cox of Global Witness warns that those who stand on the frontline of environmental defence must be protected, as new figures reveal 2019 was the most dangerous year on record for indigenous

Business must listen to land defenders if there is to be any chance of halting climate breakdown | Ethical Corporation

Latin America accounted for more than two-thirds of all victims last year, with Colombia the deadliest country of all, with 64 killings.Latin America accounted for more than two-thirds of all victims last year, with Colombia the deadliest country of all, with 64 killings.

Record 212 environmental activists killed in 2019, says watchdog - The Hindu

A document 212 environmental activists had been killed in 2019 — a mean of greater than 4 deaths per week — in line with a brand new report from the environmental NGO World Witness. Most killings went unpunished. With 2019 already the deadliest 12 months on document for environmental activists, World Witness says the precise […]

File Variety of Environmental Activists Killed In 2019 - Exchange 99

"Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly.""Those that defend our land and environment are on the front lines of #ClimateAction. But we are failing them badly."

Global Witness Reveals 2019 Was 'Deadliest Year on Record' for Eco-Defenders, With 212 Murdered Worldwide | Common Dreams News

Four people die defending planet Earth every week, a new Global Witness study finds.Four people die defending planet Earth every week, a new Global Witness study finds.

Grim Report Shows How Many Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year | HuffPost Canada

July 29, 2020 – Global Witness today revealed the highest number of land and environmental defenders murdered on record in a single year, with 212 people killed in 2019 for peacefully defending the…

Global Witness today revealed the highest number of land and environmental defenders murdered in one year – YubaNet

Of the 141 murders last year that could be linked a specific economic sector, more than a third involved campaigners protesting mining operations, some legal most notOf the 141 murders last year that could be linked a specific economic sector, more than a third involved campaigners protesting mining operations, some legal most not

Record 212 environmental activists murdered in 2019 | Dhaka Tribune

More Than 200 Environmental Activists and Land Defenders Murdered in 2019 - Yale E360

These are dangerous times to be an environmental defender. In 2019, a record number of environmental advocates were murdered.These are dangerous times to be an environmental defender. In 2019, a record number of environmental advocates were murdered.

A Record Number of Environmentalists Were Murdered in 2019

Global Witness says at least 212 people were killed in 2019 for defending their homes and standing up against the destruction of the environment. That number is likely higher.Global Witness says at least 212 people were killed in 2019 for defending their homes and standing up against the destruction of the environment. That number is likely higher.

A record number of land and environment activists were murdered last year, report says | TheHill

Global Witness says at least 212 people were killed in 2019 for defending their homes and standing up against the destruction of the environment. That number is likely higher.Global Witness says at least 212 people were killed in 2019 for defending their homes and standing up against the destruction of the environment. That number is likely higher.

A record number of land and environment activists were murdered last year, report says | TheHill

Nearly half of the killings recorded since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in 2016 have been linked to the armed forces or paramilitary groups, the report saysNearly half of the killings recorded since President Rodrigo Duterte took power in 2016 have been linked to the armed forces or paramilitary groups, the report says

The Philippines has recorded the highest number of land rights and environmental defenders killed in 2019 among Asian countries, and the...The Philippines has recorded the highest number of land rights and environmental defenders killed in 2019 among Asian countries, and the...

PH deadliest country in Asia, 2nd deadliest in the world, for land rights defenders — report | Inquirer News

The highest number was seen in Colombia and the PhilippinesThe highest number was seen in Colombia and the Philippines

A grim record: 212 environmental defenders were killed last year

While 2019 saw a massive uptick in environmental activism around the world, with climate strikes and the Extinction Rebellion campaign surging in popularity, a record 212 environmental activists were killed for trying to protect land and water resources from mining, agribusiness and fossil fuel interests.

212 Environmental Activists Were Killed Last Year, a Record Number - EcoWatch

BOGOTA, Colombia — Killings of land and environmental activists are on the rise, according to the nongovernmental organization Global Witness, which recorded 212 such murders in 2019, the most lethalBOGOTA, Colombia — Killings of land and environmental activists are on the rise, according to the nongovernmental organization Global Witness, which recorded 212 such murders in 2019, the most lethal

Report: Killings of environmentalists increase, with 2019 the worst year | National | heraldmailmedia.com

The Philippines remains a hotspot for environmental defenders, with the country listed as the deadliest in Asia and second in the world after it recorded 43 killings last year.The Philippines remains a hotspot for environmental defenders, with the country listed as the deadliest in Asia and second in the world after it recorded 43 killings last year.

Philippines deadliest country for environmental defenders in Asia | Philstar.com

2019 saw some of the biggest demonstrations of environmental activism in history. Millions of people around the world participated in marches, protests, and acts of civil disobedience, all aimed at getting politicians and moneyed interests to…2019 saw some of the biggest demonstrations of environmental activism in history. Millions of people around the world participated in marches, protests, and acts of civil disobedience, all aimed at getting politicians and moneyed interests to…

Over 200 environmental activists were killed last year. What's happening?

The count increases as the years. In 2019, at least 212 environmental advocates, who fought around the world against deforestation, mining projects or agro-indu NewsThe count increases as the years. In 2019, at least 212 environmental advocates, who fought around the world against deforestation, mining projects or agro-indu

In 2019, 212 defenders of the environment have been killed, a record high - The Point News

Naharnet is the leading Lebanese news destination, breaking the news as it happens! At least 212 environmental campaigners worldwide were murdered in 2019, making last year the deadliest on record for frontline activists battling  the destruction of Nature, watchdog group Global Witness reported Wednesday. Colombia and...

Record 212 Environmental Activists Murdered in 2019 — Naharnet