YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM is delighted to be shortlisted as one of 50 projects worldwide being considered for the Lush Spring Prize 2019! That we have got this far is down to the work of the vibrant, diverse and incredibly courageous individuals, communities, organisations and networks that make up YLNM. These people are...

Life After Mining- Register for 2019 YLNM Webinar Series!

Life After Mining- Register for 2019 YLNM Webinar Series!

Throughout 2019 the YLNM Network will bring together frontline communities, activists and academics from around the planet in a series of webinars that will ask ‘how can we move beyond extractivism?’ and showcase examples of where this shift has already begun. Register for the Life after mining webinars here to...

Myanmar-Philippines: Exchange for peace and peoples’ defence of land

Myanmar-Philippines: Exchange for peace and peoples’ defence of land

In January 2019, communities resisting mining in Myanmar and the Philippines met to exchange knowledge, strategies and skills for defence of land and alternatives to extractivism, as part of YLNM’s global community-to-community exchange programme. YLNM Regional Coordinator for S.E.Asia, Enteng Bautista, reports. See similar reports from YLNM community exchanges in...

Webinar: Post-extractivism and Latin America. 7th February 2019

Webinar: Post-extractivism and Latin America. 7th February 2019

The first of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series will focus on the emergence of people-led resistance and alternatives to mining in Latin America. Date: Thursday 7th February 2019 Time: 18:00 – 20:00 (GMT UTC-5: Bogotá COT, Quito ECT)  Join via this link (see ‘How to Join Webinar’ instructions below)...

The coffee town of Jericó, Colombia defeats the mighty AngloGold Ashanti

The coffee town of Jericó, Colombia defeats the mighty AngloGold Ashanti

Original post: https://www.las2orillas.co/el-caficultor-de-jerico-se-le-enfrenta-la-poderosa-anglogold-ashanti/ The mayor of the municipality of Jericó, Antioquia, Jorge Pérez Hernández fulfilled the decision of the city council and ordered the sealing of the farm ‘La Mancha’ last weekend, where the South African mining company was intending to exploit a mine.  From the moment the City council of...

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

IPCM and YLNM Joint Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse. Shut down Vale SA! The International People’s Conference on Mining (IPCM) and the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM) offer heartfelt sympathies to the victims of the worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history —...