UN steps up commitment to protect environmental rights defenders

People defending the environment have faced violence, including killings and sexual violence, smear campaigns and other forms of intimidation

The number of people being murdered defending the environment is soaring…

New research shows more green activists are being killed each year than the number of soldiers from the United Kingdom and Australia killed in war zones

Oil will stop, warns Gaddafi’s son

The son of Libyan leader Colonel Gaddafi this morning warned that “oil will stop” if civil war broke out in the country. In a speech shown on state television, Sayf al-Islam Gaddafi added that “foreign companies will leave Libya tomorrow” as factional fighting erupted. His speech came as anti-government protests spread for the first time […]