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Series: Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

Series: Gendered Impacts of Resource Extraction

“In a lot of countries women are on the frontline of this resistance and logically so because they are the ones who know by heart and by their Indigenous knowledge how mining, for example, is going to impact on their food… Yet, their contributions are invisible.” – Joan Carling, a...

ResourceContracts.org: a repository of mega-project contracts

ResourceContracts.org is a repository of publicly available contracts on gas, oil and mining. Visit ResourceContracts.org The repository, without being exhaustive, presents in simple language the main social, environmental, human rights, fiscal and operating terms of the companies to facilitate research and comparison between them. ResourceContracts.org promotes a greater reduction of...

Caja de herramientas ambientales para comunidades en zonas mineras

Desde Democracia Global comparten este invaluable material que hemos conocido a través nuestros compañeros de MovimientoM4 para tener siempre a la mano cuando queramos trabajar desde la defensa territorial contra proyectos megamineros. Todos los materiales fueron liberados con una licencia abierta para poder compartir y descargar. Pueden hacerlo directamente desde los...

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 resources 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...