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

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

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...

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...

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...

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Fusagasugá and San Bernardo say NO to Fracking and Mining through Popular Consultation to defend the largest paramo in the World

Original: https://colombialibredefracking.wordpress.com/2018/10/01/comunicado-consultas-populares-fracking/ On the 21stof October, Fusagasugá and San Bernardo will become the epicenter of environmental protection, defense of water and territory in Colombia with the popular consultations taking place in these municipalities. The citizens will voice whether they agree or not with the implementation of Fracking, mining activities and oil...

Territorial Defenders make a symbolic occupation of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá to request for respect towards Popular Consultations

Original: https://comiteambiental.com/noticias/movilizacion/la-toma-simbolica-que-realizaron-los-ambientalistas-a-la-corte-constitucional/ The National Environmental Movement made a symbolic act on Tuesday, October 2nd, in front of the Palace of Justice in Bogotá with the purpose of asking the Constitutional Court to respect the popular consultations and guarantee the participatory democracy recognized in the Political Constitution of Colombia. The environmental movement...

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

Territories Discuss the Future of Popular Consultation in Colombia

The past 11thof August, in Bogotá, around 50 representatives of various territorial defence processes and a dozen experts, joined forces with the purpose of discussing the future of popular consultation in Colombia regarding extractive activities. Delegates of various municipalities from all over the country, from Cesar to Nariño, came together....