Thousands have been attacked and hundreds murdered this year as the global race for resources gathers pace. A new series of nine exclusive stories asks: are the documented killings just the tip of the iceberg?
Discover the meaning of the 'Politics of Death': how global big business is connected to murders and disappearances in lawless new frontiers across the world.
Read the full story here and travel to eight new frontiers - Honduras, Cambodia, Kenya, Russia, Bangladesh, Brazil, India, and Ethiopia.
The Honduran government has vowed to tackle violence against environmental activists, but campaigners still live in fear of their lives.
Government officials and their business cronies are behind a brutal crackdown on female activists resisting the destruction of a lakeside community.
Clashes between farmers and ranch owners in Kenya’s Laikipia region reveal deeper issues of colonialism and land ownership.
Residents of the booming Russian capital are fighting for its remaining parks, which are coming under threat from private development.
Braving death threats, Anu Muhammad continues to oppose the building of a potentially disastrous power plant in the world’s largest mangrove forest.
The aggression of large farming interests leads to spiraling violence against indigenous people in Brazil, where few killers are ever brought to justice.
Over 3.5 million people in India are affected by land conflicts, where a race for resources pits the state against its own citizens.
Endalk Chala is determined to account for every victim of the Ethiopian government’s violent crackdown on protesters.