La minería ilegal de Anglo Gold Ashanti continua en Jericó, Colombia

Anglo Gold Ashanti´s ilegal mining continues in Jericó, Colombia

Historias de resistencia

Stories of Resistance

Anglo Gold Ashanti´s ilegal mining continues in Jericó, Colombia

Anglo Gold Ashanti´s ilegal mining continues in Jericó, Colombia

The filial of the multinational of African origin in the Southwest of the department of Antioquia, Quebradona Mining Company, is now shielding behind the decision of Corantioquia to continue the perforations for mining exploration in Cauca, Jericó. On the 26thof January, the Town Hall of Jericó, suspended the mining activities...

Going ‘Beyond Extractivism’ on the Global Day Against Mega Mining 2019

Going ‘Beyond Extractivism’ on the Global Day Against Mega Mining 2019

Every year on the 22nd of July, communities, organisations and networks mark the Global Day Against Mega Mining (GDAMM)- raising their voices and joining in solidarity to denounce the escalating impacts of large-scale mining around the planet. In previous years members of YLNM Network have organised protests, held festivals, popularised...

MEDIA RELEASE – Why the Rush for Seabed Mining?

MEDIA RELEASE – Why the Rush for Seabed Mining?

A new report from the Deep Sea Mining campaign, MiningWatch Canada and London Mining Network exposes companies driving speculative rush for Deep Sea Mining in an unholy alliance with UN body – the International Seabed Authority. Highlighting the life-ways and resistance of Pacific Island Peoples, the report calls for a...

Froxán: Galician ICCA Community Launches Mining Awareness Educational Materials

Froxán: Galician ICCA Community Launches Mining Awareness Educational Materials

YLNM member community Froxán has created a new set of educational materials that explain the history of mining in Galicia and the industry’s impacts on health, society and nature. Including a children’s book, documentary film and school curriculums, these materials are an attempt to push back against efforts by mining...

Colombia: Free the Bruno River!

Colombia: Free the Bruno River!

Urgent action request from YLNM Members Coal Action Network Dear supporters, In October 2018 three Colombian leaders came to offer their support and to learn from communities in the UK fighting opencast coal mine. Now they are asking for our assistance. They live in la Guajira, a semi desert region...

Three Questionable Spanish Mining Projects

Three Questionable Spanish Mining Projects

By Steven H. Emerman, Ph.D. During the last two weeks of June 2019, I had the opportunity to evaluate three Spanish mining projects, in collaboration with Ecologistas en Acción, Plataforma Touro-O Pino Mina Non, and ContraMINAcción. The three projects were the active Riotinto Mine in Andalucía (southern Spain), the proposed...

Sentencia firme anula la Autorización Ambiental Unificada (AAU) de la mina de Riotinto en Huelva (España)

Sentencia firme anula la Autorización Ambiental Unificada (AAU) de la mina de Riotinto en Huelva (España)

El Tribunal Superior de Justicia de Andalucía TSJA notifica a la Junta de Andalucía (gobierno regional) la firmeza de la sentencia que anula la autorización ambiental unificada (AAU) de la mina de Riotinto Ecologistas en Acción insiste en que no habrá seguridad jurídica hasta que no esté garantizada la seguridad...

Casino del Extractivismo: las empresas mineras apuestan con la vida y la soberanía de América Latina usando el arbitraje supranacional

Casino del Extractivismo: las empresas mineras apuestan con la vida y la soberanía de América Latina usando el arbitraje supranacional

Empresas mineras están interponiendo demandas multimillonarias a países de América Latina, cuando las cortes toman decisiones que afectan sus inversiones. El informe demuestra cómo el arbitraje supranacional es una oportunidad de enriquecimiento para las empresas mineras a través de temerarias apuestas que suceden dentro de un sistema a su favor....

From the polls to the tribunal: The farmers of Cajamarca, Colombia suing mining multinational Angolgold Ashanti

From the polls to the tribunal: The farmers of Cajamarca, Colombia suing mining multinational Angolgold Ashanti

Text and pictures by: Karlijn Van den Broeck, CATAPA The farming community that voted out multinational Anglogold Ashanti of their territory two years ago, is now taking the fight to court. In March 2017, the people of Cajamarca voted against mining in their region in a Consulta Popular. Two years later the same...

CONFLICTOS, ATROPELLOS, SAQUEO Y POBREZA

CONFLICTOS, ATROPELLOS, SAQUEO Y POBREZA

La organización ecuatoriana miembro de Sí a la Vida No a la Minería/ Yes to Life No to Mining denuncia: Inevitables frutos de la nueva política minera ecuatoriana Intag, 22 de mayo 2019 La nueva política minera del gobierno ecuatoriano de Lenin Moreno muestra clara evidencia de haber sido construida...

Webinar: How do we move beyond mining? Australian perspectives on post-extractivism

Webinar: How do we move beyond mining? Australian perspectives on post-extractivism

Join us for the fourth of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. The webinar will explore the role Australian mining companies are playing in violations of human and Nature’s rights around the world, and Australian perspectives on how we can move beyond the unnecessary mass extraction of minerals, metals and...