Who are environmental defenders?

Defining environmental defenders

The UN defines environmental human rights defenders as “individuals and groups who, in their personal or professional capacity and in a peaceful manner, strive to protect and promote human rights relating to the environment, including water, air, land, flora and fauna”. 

In this article from the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) you will find out more about who are environmental defenders. Read the article here - Who are environmental defenders? | UNEP - UN Environment Programme

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