La resistencia al proyecto minero de Codelco cobra fuerza en Ecuador

La resistencia al proyecto minero de Codelco cobra fuerza en Ecuador

La resistencia al proyecto minero de Codelco cobra fuerza en Ecuador

El 12 y 13 de enero, campesinos y campesinas de varias comunidades aledañas al proyecto minero Llurimagua en Intag finalmente se hartaron, y bloquearon el acceso funcionarios de la empresa estatal minera del Ecuador, ENAMI, y del Ministerio de Medio Ambiente, quienes son los encargados de socializar con las comunidades...

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...

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...

Ecologistas en Acción reports that Cobre las Cruces is lying about the damage caused by the mining accident in Sevilla, Spain

Ecologistas en Acción reports that Cobre las Cruces is lying about the damage caused by the mining accident in Sevilla, Spain

The landslide has covered 675,000 m2, including the slopes of the open-pit mine, with polluting non-inert waste. The wave of toxic waste travelled 1300 metres from the mine’s waste management plant to the bottom of the mine. Once again, the company Cobre las Cruces has lied, the scale and consequences...

En Sevilla, España: Denuncian cuarto derrumbe en la Mina Cobre las Cruces

En Sevilla, España: Denuncian cuarto derrumbe en la Mina Cobre las Cruces

Ecologistas en Acción ha presentado ante el Servicio de Protección de la Naturaleza de la Guardia Civil (Seprona), la delegación territorial en Sevilla de la Consejería de Empleo, Empresa y Comercio, la delegación territorial de Medio Ambiente y Ordenación del Territorio en Sevilla y la Confederació Hidrográfica del Guadalquivir denuncias...

Brazil, Brumadinho: Vale of Death

We have received the news of another tragedy instigated by Vale mining company with profound indignation. This afternoon (January 25, 2019) two tailings dams located in the Corrego de Feijao community, in Brumadinho, metropolitan region of Belo Horizonte [state capital of Minas Gerais] have breached. We do not yet have...

Farmers block operations of Anglo Gold Ashanti in Jericó, Colombia

Farmers block operations of Anglo Gold Ashanti in Jericó, Colombia

Original article: https://www.rcnradio.com/colombia/antioquia/campesinos-bloquean-trabajos-de-multinacional-minera-en-jerico They claim that the municipal agreement, which prohibits mining activities in the territory, is respected.   Hundreds of famers in Jericó, Antioquia, feel undignified because of the exploratory mining activities undertaken in their territory by the company Anglogold Ashanti, in spite of the municipal agreement, persuaded my local...

Researchers and academics of prestigious universities around the globe requested the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of the judgment that intends to limit Popular Consultations

Researchers and academics of prestigious universities around the globe requested the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of the judgment that intends to limit Popular Consultations

Original in Spanish in the official page of Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida Researchers and academics from prestigious Universities around the world asked the Colombian Constitutional Court to declare the nullity of Judgment SU 095 of 2018 (File: T-6298958), that limits the Popular Consultations and the fundamental right...

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Yes to Life, No To Mining celebrates three great successes in Romania, Greece and South Africa, where communities have won significant victories against destructive mining. We share these stories as inspiration to all. Victories like these encourage us to continue working in defence of life, for our health, for the...

Ecuador: A’i Cofan de Sinangoe win historic victory over mining

Ecuador: A’i Cofan de Sinangoe win historic victory over mining

Lago Agrio (Sucumbíos). On Monday, October 22, 2018, the Provincial Court of Sucumbíos sentenced in favor ot the A’i Cofan Community of Sinangoe in the action of protection requested by Ombudsman and the A’i Cofán de Sinangoe community,  ruling to revert all the concessions that were operating and cancel the granting...