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16 October 2020

Stories from 16 October 2020

#AnswerUsElonMusk: Russia's indigenous peoples campaign against Arctic pollution

An oil spill in May devastated large swathes of the tundra. Here's how indigenous rights activists joined forces to demand justice from the culprit — Russia's largest nickel producer.

In the Ural regions of Russia, Finland's linguistic roots live on

Russia's linguistic diversity is as expansive as the country itself. The Finnish writer Ville Ropponen shares his reflections on the past, present and uncertain future of the Uralic languages.

Devastating fires rage in Argentina as economic interests become key suspect

"The country burns because of agribusiness and real estate speculation. Where there was fire, today there are soybeans and machines ready for construction."

‘A Fearless Song': Guatemalan women protest violence against women through music

"We sing without fear, we ask for justice; we shout for every disappeared woman"

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