Historias de resistencia

Stories of Resistance

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...

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...

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...

Global Solidarity from Spain and Portugal with Brasil: crime by the mining company Vale in Brumadinho should not happen again

Global Solidarity from Spain and Portugal with Brasil: crime by the mining company Vale in Brumadinho should not happen again

Solidarity action of ContraMINAcción, member of Yes to Life No To Mining in Galicia, Spain, together with organizations that reject mining throughout the Iberian Peninsula, towards the victims of the avalanche caused by the breakage of a dam from the mine Corrego do Feijão, in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil). During...

Solidariedade global no IV Encontro de ContraMINAcción: crimes como o da mineradora Vale em Brumadinho não devem voltar a acontecer

Solidariedade global no IV Encontro de ContraMINAcción: crimes como o da mineradora Vale em Brumadinho não devem voltar a acontecer

A foto-ação solidária da ContraMINAcción, membro de Yes to Life No to Mining na Galícia, Espanha, juntou organizações que se opõem as explorações mineiras em toda a Península Ibérica, em apoio as vítimas da avalanche provocada pelo rompimento de uma barragem de rejeitos tóxicos da mina Corrego do Feijão, em...

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...