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    Why NO TAP, here or elsewhere

    Written by Elena Gerebizza – Re:Common
    It was the end of February and the scene is we were in Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. During an official meeting, the Italian government was severely criticised for the considerable delays in the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor.
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    What is there to hide in the Omo Valley?

    A travel story, forcibly “crippled”. Analysis and unorthodox explanation of the “Italian system”, based on the synergy between public and private, from the role that our cooperation plays in contexts such as Ethiopia. And a complaint of increased repression carried out by the Addis Ababa government against any form of dissent, but also the impact of its development policies, which are interwoven with pharaonic infrastructure projects.
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Nenskra, a controversial dam

The new video, produced by Re:Common and made by the journalist Luigi Politano, on the controversial mega hydroelectric plant that is being built by the Italian company Salini Impregilo, in the Georgian region of Svanezia.

Webdoc – The New Frontiers of the Extractivist Society

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Extractivism refers to the systematic extraction of wealth of any kind from territories, combined with the forced transfer of sovereignity from those who live in those territories, to those who plunder them. “The New Frontiers of the Extractivist Society”, a new webdoc produced by Re:Common, tells the stories of communities in Italy, Nigeria, Madagascar and […]

BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING: LICENSE TO DESTROY

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BIODIVERSITY OFFSETTING: LICENSE TO DESTROY Would you like to extract copper and gold from the Gobi desert, gutting kilometres of Mongolian territory that is unique in the world? Well, you can! Just put collars on black-tailed gazelles and Khulan donkeys that live only in that area and claim compensation by reducing illegal hunting and habitat […]

Blessed are the last for they shall be first!

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Blessed are the last for they shall be first! How the “last resort” option of biodiversity offsetting has become a key tool for Rio Tinto to legitimise its controversial Oyu Tolgoi copper mine in Southern Gobi Desert in Mongolia Whether it is global warming, loss of biodiversity, or other environmental crises, the limits of our […]

Why NO TAP, here or elsewhere

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photo by Comitato No Tap

Written by Elena Gerebizza – Re:Common It was the end of February and the scene is Baku, the capital of Azerbaijan. During an official meeting, the Italian government was severely criticised for the considerable delays in the construction of the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), part of the Southern Gas Corridor. With his tail between his […]