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By Aileen Schuurmans  ‘Indigenous groups expected to play a key role in Ecuador’s protests.’ ‘‘Join our fight:’ Indigenous people in Brazil speak out against Amazon rainforest fires.’ ‘Indigenous peoples go to court to save the Amazon from oil company greed.’ These are just some of the...

By Gijs Weijenberg  October 2019 saw the rise of a large protest movement in Chile, often considered to be the most politically stable and economically developed country in South America. The protests started as a reaction among high school students to an increase in metro fares,...

By Emanuel Skoog In December 2019 both Germany and Russia reacted angrily to sanctions imposed by U.S. President Trump, targeting firms involved in the building of Nord Stream 2, an undersea gas pipeline that will enable Russia to double its direct export capacity to Germany [1]. The gas pipeline follows the...

Historically, the Arctic has been a ‘low tension area’. The intergovernmental body that presides over the high north, the Arctic Council, only has the authority over certain ‘soft’ matters. These include, but are not limited to: the promotion of and cooperation with scientific research, search...