15 Jul '17, 6pm

Eco-Activists Murdered at Record Rates Again, Tragically #care2

Eco-Activists Murdered at Record Rates Again, Tragically #care2

It’s certainly not easy being an environmental activist. Most likely your work goes ignored by the government and corporate interests, but on the occasions when they pay attention to what you’re doing, you’re liable to end up dead. I wish I could say that that was an overreaction, but the Guardian reports that more than 200 environmental leaders were murdered in 2016, setting a devastating new record. That’s twice the amount of eco-activists killed worldwide five years ago. Unfortunately, these killings have become something of a terrible trend. Last year, I wrote that the record was broken in 2015 with 185 known activist deaths. Although it’s too soon to know what 2017’s final tally will be, the number of deaths already puts it on track to break the record again this year. Bobby Banerjee, a researcher who studies pushback to global development, says violence has heightene...

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