Informe GRIDA UNEP Almacenamiento de relaves de minas: seguridad es cero accidentes

Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident

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Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident

The full UNEP GRID Arendal report on Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident has just being published. We already shared the summary a couple of months ago which can be found here. The full report and other valuable ressources can be downloaded....

Panorama Mine: Mapping French mining projects

Panorama Mine: Mapping French mining projects

Panorama Mine is an interactive map created by Engineers Without Borders France (ISF SystExt). The map makes visible mining operations and related activities happening across the nation of France and in French overseas territories, such as French Guyana where the Montagne d’Or project threatens rich rainforests and forest communities. YLNM...

The Dark Side of Digitalization: Will Industry 4.0 Create New Raw Materials Demands? 

The Dark Side of Digitalization: Will Industry 4.0 Create New Raw Materials Demands? 

The digitalisation of production and the ‘Internet of Things’, referred to as Industry 4.0 in Europe, is being sold with the promise of ‘clean’ economic growth and resource efficiency in a time of converging eco-social crises. But although the new technologies making this ‘fourth industrial revolution’ possible might seem sleek, clean...

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.”...

¿La Minería es Sustentable?

¿La Minería es Sustentable?

Como parte del trabajo del Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina (OCMAL), compartimos el Capítulo 1 ¿La Minería es Sustentable?, que constituye parte del conjunto de piezas audiovisuales de la Campaña “Minería: (De)construyendo el futuro de todos”. Otros películas: Capítulo 1: ¿La Minería es Sustentable? Capítulo 2: ¿Es la...

New map shows how Latin American women are resisting violent extractivism

New map shows how Latin American women are resisting violent extractivism

A beautiful new interactive map makes visible the ways in which women are resisting violent extractivism in Latin America. 13/03/2017. Article and map via ejatlas. A new interactive map shows the way women are affected by extractive activities and their role in the construction of alternatives. 21 of the many cases...

To change a BIT is not enough

Report by Both ENDS. 2015. How do globalised ‘free trade’ agreements entrench inequalities and perpetuate ecological destruction? This 2015 report includes a case study examining the impact of mining industry lobbying in Indonesia and the application of Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) provisions in a legal conflict between Newmont and...

Gold-digging with investor-state lawsuits: Canadian mining corporation sues to force Romanians to accept toxic Roşia Montană goldmine

Gold-digging with investor-state lawsuits: Canadian mining corporation sues to force Romanians to accept toxic Roşia Montană goldmine

A new report from YLNM member group Mining Watch Romania reveals how free trade deals like the Canada-EU Comprehensive Economic Trade Agreement (CETA) undermine democracy and threaten the ability of communities, civil society and governments to stop or even regulate mining projects.   Over the past 16 years residents of the town of...

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

This summer, the United Nations International Resource Panel (IRP), published ‘Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity’, a report that admits what ecologists have been saying for decades: resources are limited, human consumption trends are unsustainable and resource depletion diminishes human health, quality of life and future development. Download the report....

The Sky’s Limit: Why the Paris Climate Goals Require a Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Production

The Sky’s Limit: Why the Paris Climate Goals Require a Managed Decline of Fossil Fuel Production

Oil Change International, in collaboration with 350.org, Amazon Watch, APMDD, AYCC, Bold Alliance, Christian Aid, Earthworks, Équiterre, Global Catholic Climate Movement, HOMEF, Indigenous Environmental Network, IndyAct, Rainforest Action Network, and Stand.earth September 2016 DOWNLOAD REPORT A new study released by Oil Change International, in partnership with 14 organizations from around...