Primers

Fracking and the global land grab

Ana Maria Rey Martinez
October 2013

Linking the current boom of unconventional gas extraction within the broader pattern of land and water grabbing, this report explores where fracking is happening today, who is promoting it, how, and the state of resistance.

Human rights and drug policy

October 2013

An accessible but comprehensive primer on why TNI believes that human rights must be at the heart of any debate on drug control.

The EU Crisis Pocket Guide

November 2012

A useful pocket guide on how a crisis made in Wall Street was made worse by EU policies, how it has enriched the 1% to the detriment of the 99%, and outlining some possible solutions that prioritise people and the environment above corporate profits.

The Global Land Grab

October 2012

A concise and indispensable critical guide to the global phenomenon of land grabbing. Find out how the global land grab is justified, what is driving it, why transparency and guidelines won't stop it, and learn about alternatives that could enable people and communities to regain control of their land and territories.

Fact Sheet: Coca leaf and the UN Drugs Conventions

October 2012

10 Facts about the Coca leaf and the UN Drugs Conventions

The Global Water Grab: A Primer

March 2012

Water grabbing refers to situations where powerful actors take control of valuable water resources  for their own benefit, depriving local communities whose livelihoods often depend on these resources and ecosystems.

Carbon Trading

September 2009

A guide to why carbon trading will not work in justly tackling climate change and what alternatives might.

Foreign Military Bases and the Global Campaign to close them

July 2009

There are more than a thousand foreign military bases worldwide which have become the infrastructure for imperial wars and have severe social and environmental impacts locally that have prompted growing resistance.