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  • Indigenous Communities Disappointed by Underwhelming Outcome at COP20 in Lima
    December 17, 2014
    Representatives from nearly 200 countries gathered in Lima, Peru at the beginning of December for the final round of climate negotiations before the Paris Climate Summit in 2015. The general consensus suggests that Lima was yet another missed opportunity for meaningful action to be taken on addressing climate change, a view reflected by 2014 Goldman Prize winner Ruth Buendia.
  • Guest Blog and Q&A from 2011 Goldman Prize Winner Francisco Pineda
    December 10, 2014
    The owner of the gold mine that 2011 Goldman Prize winner Francisco Pineda fought to stop, OceanaGold (formerly Pacific Rim), is suing the Salvadorian government for $301 million in compensation for lost revenues it could have made from the mine. The dispute is being heard by a three-judge tribunal of the World Bank and will decide if OceanaGold will get a green light for the project, or in its lieu receive millions in compensation from the Salvadorian government.

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