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Triunfo Popular contra la Minería en El Salvador

Triunfo Popular contra la Minería en El Salvador

La red Sí a la Vida no a la Minería / Yes to Life No to Mining celebra con nuestras compañeras y compañeros de El Salvador el triunfo alcanzado al haber votado el parlamento en contra de la minería metálica en ese país.   Nuestros compañeros de El Salvador, de...

Press-release on the Outrage against environmental leaders in Cajamarca, Colombia – By the Youth Socio-environmental collective group of Cajamarca COSAJUCA 

Press-release on the Outrage against environmental leaders in Cajamarca, Colombia – By the Youth Socio-environmental collective group of Cajamarca COSAJUCA 

By: COSAJUCA 28 of July 2017  COSAJUCA informs the public opinion that the 28th of July at 7:30pm close to the hamlet of Cajamarca, exactly on the road to the Rincón Placer and Ciudadela Ismael Perdomo, two members of COSAJUCA were victims of an outrage with firearm. Fortunately, these two...

Jachal, Argentina states it will not allow a covenant with darkness

Jachal, Argentina states it will not allow a covenant with darkness

Jachal, Argetina states it will not allow a covenant with darkness. Official press release by the Don´t Touch Jachal Assembly The Argentinian Mining Federal Pact has been signed by the ex-president Cristina Fernández de Kichner and the ex-governor José Luis Gioja of San Juan, joined by other Barrick governors is...

Please sign: We Demand Justice for Mariano Abarca from Mexican and Chiapas Authorities

The Movimiento M4, a YLNM member is distributing the following solidarity call of mexican organisation Otros Mundos A.C./Amigos de la Tierra México and others in support of Mariano Abarca’s Family .  The Mexican state failed in its obligation to defend and protect the life of Mariano Abarca Roblero, a highly...

SOUTHWEST ANTIOQUIA, COLOMBIA, IN ALERT FOR LARGE-SCALE MINING

SOUTHWEST ANTIOQUIA, COLOMBIA, IN ALERT FOR LARGE-SCALE MINING

Original post: http://m.eltiempo.com/opinion/columnistas/jorge-eduardo-cock/alerta-por-gran-mineria-jorge-eduardo-cock-90818 By: Jorge Eduardo Cock L. The happening and result of the recent popular consultation held in Cajamarca, Tolima regarding mining in this territory persuaded the inhabitants of Támesis, Jericó, and other municipalities in the region known as Southwest Antioquia to hold a forum with experts on mining, its benefits...

Resource Roulette: How Deep Sea Mining and Inadequate Regulatory Frameworks Imperil the Pacific and its Peoples

Resource Roulette: How Deep Sea Mining and Inadequate Regulatory Frameworks Imperil the Pacific and its Peoples

This report is by Blue Ocean Law and the Pacific Network on Globalization. This report explores with great insight the experimental industry of Deep Sea Mining (DSM) which various companies are already pushing ahead with the prospecting for. There are few safeguards for the peoples of the Pacific where this...

Video As Evidence: Field Guide | Witness Recursos

Video As Evidence: Field Guide | Witness Recursos

Video captured by citizens and activists can be instrumental in drawing attention to human rights abuses, calling for investigations and advocating for change. But many filmers want their videos to do more: they want their footage to expose abuse and help bring about justice. However, the quality of citizen video...

Study: Human Rights Risks in Mining

Study: Human Rights Risks in Mining

This study, by the Max Planck Foundation, looks at the intersection of mining, development and human rights law. Looking in depth at a range of areas, including both small-scale artisanal mining and large-scale mining. It concludes, speaking very generally, that the larger mining operations risk salient breaches of human rights...

Community Environmental Monitoring Guide

Community Environmental Monitoring Guide

This guide, by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF), is brilliantly easy to use and understand. It is an invaluable resource for training and teaching environmental monitors in communities across the world. It goes through logical and clear steps from reviewing your local environment then monitoring the impacts of...

Panel on Extractivism, the Law, and Human Rights

Panel on Extractivism, the Law, and Human Rights

This video provides the full panel that occurred in April 2015 at Simon Fraser University in Canada. The different speakers talk on the accountability of Canadian companies abroad, the rights of indigenous groups in both a political and legal sense and the mindset of extractivism in Canada. There is a...

Report: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change

Report: How Strengthening Community Forest Rights Mitigates Climate Change

Report by World Resources Institute.   This report looks at forest territories in Asia, Africa and Latin America. It finds that those territories which are managed by indigenous and local communities are ecologically more resilient and produce less carbon than those which are not. Furthermore, it provides recommendations that indigenous...