We must defend the environmental defenders

Environmental defenders and activists face ever greater risks to their livelihoods and lives all over the world, including in Europe. Marie-Amélie Brun reports on a UN working group that is developing a mechanism to protect them. Environmental defenders are on the front line of environmental protection. They play a major role in raising awareness, campaigning against destructive practices and highlighting the true state of the environment and the crimes committed against nature. Statistics show that cases of harassment, intimidation, arrest, … Continue reading We must defend the environmental defenders