Stories about Environment from March, 2015
“No Blood For Vanity!” Hong Kong Animal Right Activists Protest the Fur Fair
Hong Kong is a "premier global fur trade center" because of the demand from mainland China. At the same time, cheap fur products also flooded the local market.
Indigenous People, Afro-Colombians and Peasants Unite Against Illegal Mining in River Ovejas, Colombia
Despite threats, indigenous people from the Laguna Siberia, members from five different areas within the ancestral territory of Sat Tama Kiwe de Caldono, Afro-descendents from the La Toma Community Council and resident campesinos in the surrounding areas joined together to protest against illegal mining in the area of Río Ovejas...
Mining and Ecocide in Santander, Colombia
Illegal mining is a problem affecting the Colombian department of Santander, where residents have seen first-hand how extraction and other processes linked to mining cause pollution. The video below was produced by Corporación PODION, as part of the project “Caravan for the awareness and collection of complaints in defense of...
How One Woman Reacted to China's Terrible Smog
"I have to stand out and do something, and I will do it right now, right here, in the very moment where I am. I am the change."