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13.10.2015

Brut : la ruée vers l'or noir / David Dufresne... [et al.]

Fort McMurray, dans le nord de l’Alberta, est une ville-champignon au milieu d’un enfer écologique, où des travailleurs affluent de partout, attirés par les promesses de boom économique. L’or qu’ils convoitent : les gisements de sables bitumineux, le pétrole le plus sale qui existe, paroxysme du...
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31.3.2014

Blessing or curse? : the pitfalls of resource wealth / Wayne Ellwood... [et al.]

New Internationalist examines the world’s voracious appetite for raw materials and the explosive growth of mineral exploration around the globe. We look at commodity dependency from East Kalimantan, to Madagascar, to Canada’s tar sands and ask what that means for communities whose lands and...

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27.10.2017

National Contact Point: The limits of dialogue

Economic associations are opposed to the introduction of civil liability for business-related human rights violations and environmental degradation, as proposed under the Responsible Business Initiative; they point to National Contact Point.
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5.4.2015

CETA: Carte blanche for the private sector?

States are to have less regulatory powers, whereas foreign investors will be able to file suits against legislative changes. The new free trade agreement between the EU and Canada is alarming.

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