Nuevo llamamiento de solidaridad con Stop Uranio

Stop Uranio needs our solidarity again

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Stop Uranio needs our solidarity again

Stop Uranio needs our solidarity again

Please, if you haven’t done this in july (signatories list is below) sign on to the following solidarity letter to send to Jesús Cruz, from Stop Uranio ( YLNM member). Jesus CRUZ  is going to declare in court TOMORROW tuesday 31 October 2017, because mining company Berkeley, has accused him...

En Guatemala: Ola de represión y criminalización a la resistencia pacífica contra la mina Tahoe Resources

En Guatemala: Ola de represión y criminalización a la resistencia pacífica contra la mina Tahoe Resources

Por este medio manifestamos nuestra solidaridad con las diferentes comunidades de Santa Rosa y Jalapa que desde el 2012, se han organizado para detener de forma pacífica la instalación ilegal e inconsulta del proyecto minero El Escobal, propiedad de Minera San Rafael, subsidiaria de la transnacional canadiense Tahoe Resources....

New Report – UN Body Urges Mining Companies To Put Safety First

New Report – UN Body Urges Mining Companies To Put Safety First

(London-Washington-Ottawa). An international coalition of non-governmental organizations welcomes the new Assessment Report Summary released last week in Geneva by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), which urges States and the industry to end deadly and damaging mining waste spills by enforcing a “zero-failure objective.”...

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Ecuador: Azuay en alerta ante el extractivismo minero

Comunidades rurales, ecologistas, artistas, mujeres y defensores de los Derechos Humanos, reafirmaron el viernes 13 de octubre, su compromiso de seguir luchando contra el extractivismo minero, enfatizando respeto y justicia a las comunidades de Río Blanco, en la provincia de Azuay, Ecuador. Ya que el pasado 8 y 9 de octubre,...

Protect Juristac! Join the campaign to protect Amah Mutsun sacred lands

Protect Juristac! Join the campaign to protect Amah Mutsun sacred lands

Take action in solidarity the Amah Mutsun Tribal Band. Support their campaign to stop the destruction of Juristac- their most sacred site.   The Amah Mutsun Tribal Band from California, USA, have launched a new campaign to prevent surface sand and gravel mining take place on nearly 320 acres of their...

Hands off Intag- Municipality of Cotacachi, Ecuador, calls on world’s largest mining company to leave its territory

Hands off Intag- Municipality of Cotacachi, Ecuador, calls on world’s largest mining company to leave its territory

18th October UK/Ecuador– Tomorrow YLNM members in the UK will deliver a letter from the Autonomous Government of the Municipality of Santa Ana de Cotacachi, Ecuador, to the Annual General Meeting of BHP. The letter will call on BHP, the world’s largest mining company, to abandon five concessions in the...

National and international organizations ask the Colombian Constitutional Court to stop the recoil of Popular Consultations

National and international organizations ask the Colombian Constitutional Court to stop the recoil of Popular Consultations

by: Valentina Camacho Montealegre @valentinacmpm (twitter) Through a public letter to the Colombian Constitutional Court, 14 international organizations, 112 Colombian organizations, six research groups and 90 experts and social leaders expressed their opposition against the pronouncement made by the high court saying they are looking at ways of limiting popular...

Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Honouring A Sacred Connection: Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation says Yes to healthy people and environment, No to Ajax’s mine

Take action in support of the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation’s precedent-setting efforts to say Yes to healthy people and sacred lands and No to an open-pit copper and gold mine! On March 4th 2017 the Stk’emlúpsemc te Secwépemc Nation (SSN), whose traditional territory lies in what is now called British Columbia, Canada,...

Seeing is Believing: Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc and Destruction

Seeing is Believing: Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc and Destruction

As experimental deep sea mining is hyped in China and piloted in Japan, the Alliance of Solwara Warriors in Papua New Guinea reaffirm their resistance to Nautilus Minerals plans to mine the seabed in the Bismarck Sea. MEDIA RELEASE  Friday 29 September 2017  PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Canadian company Nautilus is...

Comité Ambiental at the UN: Colombia should respect popular consultations

Comité Ambiental at the UN: Colombia should respect popular consultations

Popular consultations are giving citizens a democratic say on the future of mining and energy projects across Colombia. Yet they face opposition from government and business. This week, the Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida addressed the UN to discuss why popular consultations must be respected. Valentina Camacho Montealegre....