La tragedia de El Dorado: Un salvavidas para el Rio Atrato

La tragedia de El Dorado: Un salvavidas para el Rio Atrato

En una sentencia inédita, el alto tribunal consideró al río “sujeto de derechos” y especial protección constitucional. Por eso le ordenó al Estado un plan de choque para salvar este afluente de la minería desbordada y el mercurio.   Elspectador. 29 Abril 2017 (El Atrato es el tercer río más...

Take Action: Stop mining in Panamá

Take Action: Stop mining in Panamá

Panamá communities, NGO’s and HR Defenders are demanding to stop mining in the country. Our support is very important. Everyone can join the action in the following link (only in spanish for now): http://movimientom4.org/2017/04/demandamos-la-cancelacion-del-modelo-extractivo-minero-en-panama/...

Apple promises to stop mining minerals to make iPhones — it just isn’t sure how yet

Apple promises to stop mining minerals to make iPhones — it just isn’t sure how yet

Apple, one of the world’s largest tech giants, has announced its ambition to “stop mining the earth altogether.” This is a groundbreaking pledge, but questions remain over how and when Apple plans to do this. Published by VICE News. By Arielle Duhaime-Ross  Apr 19, 2017 Apple has one of the most aggressive sustainability...

A New Spill of Cyanide Solution in Jáchal, Argentina takes villagers to request a Popular Consultation

A New Spill of Cyanide Solution in Jáchal, Argentina takes villagers to request a Popular Consultation

After the third spill by the Canadian Multinational Barrick Gold in Veladero, Argetina, the “Do Not Touch Jáchal” Organization has spent 18 months of unstopped camping in front of the Jáchal Municipality Building 18 of April 2017, Jáchal, San Juan, Argentina. Months pass, spills of cyanide solution continue to occur...

The women behind El Salvador’s historic environmental victory- AWID

The women behind El Salvador’s historic environmental victory- AWID

An article dedicated to all Salvadoran women who have actively resisted and defended their territories, to all those who continue to resist, and to those who have passed on as a result of their resistance.     Published by AWID. By Daniela Marin Platero and Laila Malik. 11 April 2017 At...

More than 100 organizations around the world say no to mega-mining in French Guiana

More than 100 organizations around the world say no to mega-mining in French Guiana

Yes to Life No to Mining is one of more than 100 organisations that are calling for a moratorium on all industrial mega-mining projects in French Guiana. Find out more and join the campaign here. On 22 February this year, 20 French associations called for the immediate end of the project “Montagne d’Or”...

In Indonesia, women farmers crush cement mining and production factories

In Indonesia, women farmers crush cement mining and production factories

Published by Women in and beyond the global. By DAN MOSHENBERG. April 8, 2017 Cement companies are looking to expand both mining and production on Kendeng Mountain, in central Java, Indonesia. Kendeng Mountain is located in a karst, or limestone, mountain range. It is also rich agricultural land. Women farmers in the...

The message reverberated well and clear in El Salvador: Sí a la Vida No a la Minería Metálica!

The Yes to Life No to Mining Network (YLNM), a global alliance of movements and organization opposing destructive mining and pursuing alternatives to extractivism, congratulates the Salvadoran people for passing a national law banning metal mining in El Salvador....

Triunfo Popular contra la Minería en El Salvador

Triunfo Popular contra la Minería en El Salvador

La red Sí a la Vida no a la Minería / Yes to Life No to Mining celebra con nuestras compañeras y compañeros de El Salvador el triunfo alcanzado al haber votado el parlamento en contra de la minería metálica en ese país.   Nuestros compañeros de El Salvador, de...

Colossal Result in Cajamarca, Colombia Regarding Mining: building on the debate

Colossal Result in Cajamarca, Colombia Regarding Mining: building on the debate

A Colossal Result Last Sunday, the inhabitants of Cajamarca (Tolima), a small town carved into the Central Cordillera, on the steep Central Andes Mountain Range in Colombia, voted No against mining in order to block a massive gold mine: “La Colosa”. This civil society initiative took 6,241 voters to the...