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...

Mines & Territory – Colombia – March 2019

You can download this news letter with updated information about socio environmental conflicts in Colombia, and the latest news about these in the following link: https://catapa.be/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/Mines-Territory-February-Issue-2019.pdf This is a huge effort brought to the network by CATAPA ...

Webinar: Building a post-extractive society in Southeast Asia

Webinar: Building a post-extractive society in Southeast Asia

Join us for the third of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. The webinar will explore how communities and social movements are resisting plunder of minerals and metals in Southeast Asia- their struggles and successes- and the larger movement towards constructing a ‘post-extractive’ society in the region. Date: 1st...

Media Release: Water is Life Toolkit released on World Water Day

Media Release: Water is Life Toolkit released on World Water Day

Media Release. 22/03/2019 – World Water Day 2019 Read an interactive version of this media release here. “You cannot separate the land from the water, or the people from the land.”– Lynn Noel. On World Water Day 2019, the global Yes to Life, No to Mining Network, The Gaia Foundation have...

Video: Paths to post-extractivism in Latin America

Video: Paths to post-extractivism in Latin America

YLNM Latin America kicked off the network’s year-long ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series with a discussion focusing on the emergence of people-led resistance and alternatives to mining in Latin America. Watch a full recording of the webinar here (in Spanish). Find out more about the wider ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series...

Defending Kawthoolei: The story of Salween Peace Park

Defending Kawthoolei: The story of Salween Peace Park

A new video from YLNM, IPCM and Kalikasan PNE shares the inspiring story of the Indigenous Karen People’s defence of their ancestral territory- Kawthoolei- through the creation of Salween Peace Park. It is accompanied by a photo story from YLNM Regional Coordinator for S.E.Asia, Clemente Bautista. The Salween Peace Park...

Declaration: 14 Iberian People’s Platforms Unite Against ‘Voracious, Predatory’ Mining

Declaration: 14 Iberian People’s Platforms Unite Against ‘Voracious, Predatory’ Mining

In the latest ContraMINAcción and YLNM community-to-community exchange, 14 People’s Platforms from across the Iberian Peninsula came together to form a new, common platform in opposition to the ‘mining boom’ unfolding in Spain and Portugal. Below is a short description of the event and the declaration articulated by all 14...

Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Join us for the second of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. This will focus on the emergence of people-led resistance and alternatives to mining in Europe, as well as how to transform the EU policies driving extractivism in the Global South. Date: Wednesday 27th March Time: 3pm Central...

Organizaciones de España y Portugal estrechan lazos  para denunciar estragos de la minería destructiva de toda la Península Ibérica

Organizaciones de España y Portugal estrechan lazos para denunciar estragos de la minería destructiva de toda la Península Ibérica

La Red contra la Minería Destructiva en Galicia ContraMINAcción -miembro de YLNM- organizó su IV Encuentro en Santiago de Compostela los días 16 y 17 de febrero acogiendo a 14 asociaciones y plataformas de España y Portugal afectadas por la actividad minera, con la idea de crear red. Bajo el...

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

Las plataformas asistentes redactaron una declaración final que se encuentra abajo.  Las plataformas en contra de las minas a cielo abierto cierran con balance positivo el IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción en Santiago de Compostela. Las Plataformas han elaborado una declaración final como resultado del encuentro que tuvo lugar los días...