Deadly Environment: The Dramatic Rise in Killings of Environmental and Land Defenders

Never has it been more important to protect the environment, and never has it been more deadly. Competition for access to natural resources is intensifying against a back- drop of extreme global inequality, while humanity has already crossed several vital planetary environmental boundaries. At the same time, more and more ordinary people are finding themselves on the frontline of the battle to defend their environment from corporate or state abuse, and from unsustainable exploitation.

File Type: pdf
Categories: Human Rights Defenders
Author: Global Witness