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South Africa: Shell to go ahead with seismic tests in whale breeding grounds after court win

Judgment rules company can blast sound waves in search for oil along South Africa’s eastern coastline Royal Dutch Shell will move ahead with seismic tests to explore for oil in vital whale breeding grounds along South Africa’s eastern coastline after a court dismissed an 11th-hour legal challenge by environmental groups. The judgment, by a SouthContinue reading “South Africa: Shell to go ahead with seismic tests in whale breeding grounds after court win”

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Shell to pay $111m over decades-old oil spills in Nigeria

Company maintains oil spills in 1970 were caused by third parties during civil war Royal Dutch Shell has agreed to pay around €95m (£80.4m/$111.6m) to communities in southern Nigeria over crude oil spills in 1970, lawyers involved in the case have said. The decision is the latest involving Opec-member Nigeria’s oil-producing south where communities haveContinue reading “Shell to pay $111m over decades-old oil spills in Nigeria”

Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis

Eight teenagers, along with 86-year-old nun, launched case to prevent the approval of a massive coalmine The federal court of Australia has found the environment minister, Sussan Ley, has a duty of care to protect young people from the climate crisis in a judgment hailed by lawyers and teenagers who brought the case as a worldContinue reading “Australian court finds government has duty to protect young people from climate crisis”