Banks pull funding from Honduran dam project after second activist is murdered

March 17, 2016 by  
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In Honduras , fighting for the environment is a dangerous job. Two weeks after the murder of prominent activist Berta Cáceres , one of her colleagues has also become a victim of deadly violence. Nelson García, a member of the Council of Popular and Indigenous Organizations of Honduras (COPINH) that Cáceres founded was killed this week outside a relative’s home. In the wake of these two deaths, two European development banks headquartered in nations that believe strongly in human rights protections have finally decided to suspend funding of the Aqua Zarca hydroelectric project activists have been protesting for years. Read the rest of Banks pull funding from Honduran dam project after second activist is murdered

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Net-zero Spring Ranch boasts enviable views of California’s Central Valley

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