Ecocide: Why killing nature should be a crime

The 6th mass extinction is upon us. It's a man-made biodiversity crisis fueled by climate change and mass-scale exploitative destruction of nature. We all play a part, but while more and more of us try to alter our habits, eat less meat, fly less, use public transportation, sort our garbage, cut out single-use plastic, and …

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Bad business: Holding corporations accountable for international crimes

In the northern town of Jalabiya, Syria, lies the ruins of a cement plant. The factory was a subsidiary of French/Swiss company Lafarge SA (now LafargeHolcim), one of the biggest producers of building material in the world. It took Lafarge almost three years to build the plant in Syria, at an approximate cost of 680 …

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