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The 10 Worst Human Rights Offenders In The World Are...

The 10 Worst Human Rights Offenders In The World Are... | environmental harm on human life | Scoop.it
Risk analysis company Maplecroft released its Human Rights Risk Atlas 2013 Thursday, revealing a definitive rise in human rights violations around the world.

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Sedex's curator insight, December 14, 2012 5:48 AM

"Multinational corporations are particularly vulnerable to allegations of complicity in human rights abuses, due to their complex supply chain" - reinforces the necessity of having full transparency right the way through the supply chain

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Environment ministry to take strong action for oil leak - The Times of India

Environment ministry to take strong action for oil leak - The Times of India | environmental harm on human life | Scoop.it
The environment ministry today warned of strong action against oil marketing companies including closure of their plant, if there was any oil leakages in highly populated areas.

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Coke’s Himalaya plant plans spark environmentalists' fury

Coke’s Himalaya plant plans spark environmentalists' fury | environmental harm on human life | Scoop.it
AN agreement between Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages and the Uttarakhand government to set up a Rs600cr (US$110m) manufacturing plant in Dehradun’s Vikas Nagar Tehsil has drawn the rage of local environmental groups.

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Tony Han's curator insight, March 25, 2014 10:30 AM

This is an excellent piece of resource for teachers to go in depth on a number of key indicator in the stage 3 'environment' outcome. The story present a real life case scenario where human development can have significant impact on the natural environment.

 

In this scenario, one of the biggest international soft drink company decided to construct a manufacturing plant on top of Himalaya. This relates closely to the indicator: '

explains the effects of human changes on an
environment' 

 

This action undertaken by Coca-Cola was then met with ragging complaints from environmentalist who claim that it will pollute the environment in the local area. This ties closely with the indicator '

evaluates a variety of ways of addressing environmental
problems in Australia and other countries'