A little-known aspect of the disastrous Western occupation was how U.K. and Australian companies sought to access the country’s $3 trillion worth of untapped minerals, writes Antony Loewenstein.
Tag: extractive economy
High Court in Ecuador Rules in Favor of ‘Rights of Nature’
The legal battle concerned the mining authorizations Ecuador granted covering approximately two-thirds of the biodiverse-rich Los Cedros Protected Forest.
Nigeria’s Ecological Emergency
No amount of clean technology, industrial growth or boosts to GDP will avert the economic and climate crises inextricable to profit-driven extraction, writes Lee Wengraf.