Tag Archives: Extractive Industries

Article On the Cost of Community Protests on Extraction Industry Projects

From the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Here (pdf): In this report we investigate company–community conflict and its role in the regulation of sustainability performance in the extractive industries. We estimate the cost of conflict to com- panies … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Kate E. Fort, Environmental | Tagged , ,

The Impact of Resource Extraction on Inuit Women and Families in Nunavut

A Report for the Canadian Women’s Foundation was released in January 2014, outlining the impact that resource extraction is having on the Inuit women and families living in Qamani’tuaq, Nunavut. The report contains a literature review and qualitative data as … Continue reading

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ILPC Victoria Sweet on The Human Trafficking of Indigenous Women in the Circumpolar Region of the United States and Canada

Our own Victoria Sweet has posted her newest paper, “Rising Waters, Rising Threats: The Human Trafficking of Indigenous Women in the Circumpolar Region of the United States and Canada.” Here is the abstract: Among indigenous people around the world, human … Continue reading

Posted in Author: Matthew L.M. Fletcher, Criminal, Human Trafficking, international law, Scholarship | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Arctic Law Symposium Articles Available Online

Articles from the 2013 Arctic Law Symposium held at Michigan State University College of Law have been published in the Michigan State International Law Review. Included in this volume are several articles specifically addressing how Indigenous peoples may be impacted by … Continue reading

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Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative Online Panel Discussion Today, 12:15 pm EST

Today, January 13, 2014, 12:15 pm EST on Livestream: Interior’s Office of Policy Analysis monthly speaker series will feature a panel discussion on U.S. implementation of the Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative (USEITI). The EITI is a global standard that promotes … Continue reading

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Yukon Court Orders Territory to Consult First Nation

The Yukon Supreme Court has overturned a Yukon government decision to allow a mining exploration project on the White River First Nation lands. Last year, Yukon’s environmental assessment board recommended that a Tarsis Resources project not be allowed to proceed … Continue reading

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Grant Opportunity, Exploratory Research on the Impact of the Growing Oil Industry in the Dakotas and Montana on Domestic Violence, Dating Violence, Sexual Assault, and Stalking

The U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking applications for funding to support an exploratory study on the domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault, and stalking implications of the oil … Continue reading

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Call for Papers, University of Tromso

The University of Tromso has released a call for papers for its upcoming international symposium: Extractive Industries in the North – what about Environmental Law and Indigenous Peoples Rights?  The symposium will be held November 17-19, 2013. The announcement and … Continue reading

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