MEDIA RELEASE – Why the Rush for Seabed Mining?

MEDIA RELEASE – Why the Rush for Seabed Mining?

A new report from the Deep Sea Mining campaign, MiningWatch Canada and London Mining Network exposes companies driving speculative rush for Deep Sea Mining in an unholy alliance with UN body – the International Seabed Authority. Highlighting the life-ways and resistance of Pacific Island Peoples, the report calls for a...

Webinar: How do we move beyond mining? Australian perspectives on post-extractivism

Webinar: How do we move beyond mining? Australian perspectives on post-extractivism

Join us for the fourth of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. The webinar will explore the role Australian mining companies are playing in violations of human and Nature’s rights around the world, and Australian perspectives on how we can move beyond the unnecessary mass extraction of minerals, metals and...

Seeing is Believing: Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc and Destruction

Seeing is Believing: Nautilus Giant Seabed Mining Machines Will Wreak Havoc and Destruction

As experimental deep sea mining is hyped in China and piloted in Japan, the Alliance of Solwara Warriors in Papua New Guinea reaffirm their resistance to Nautilus Minerals plans to mine the seabed in the Bismarck Sea. MEDIA RELEASE  Friday 29 September 2017  PAPUA NEW GUINEA | Canadian company Nautilus is...

Bougainville Copper Limited’s Panguna mine hits roadblock from protesters

Bougainville Copper Limited’s Panguna mine hits roadblock from protesters

Women affected by the horrors of the Bougainville Crisis have blocked attempts by the Papua New Guinean Government to re-open the mine that played a key role in sparking the deadly conflict. ABC News, 17 June 2017 The push to reopen a controversial copper mine on the island of Bougainville...

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Photographs from Wale Obayanju, Hannibal Rhoades, Natalie Lowrey. 13/03/2017 Earlier this month, YLNM’s 9 Regional coordinators met for the first time in Galicia, Spain, to explore the future of the YLNM network and exchange with local anti-mining movements. This photo story shares the coordinators’ experiences. Enjoy!   Day 1 & 2....

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

VICTORY! OceanaGold loses ISDS claim against El Salvador

Australian mining company OceanaGold has lost its attempt to claim $284 million in compensation from El Salvador’s government via the World Bank’s secret trade court. This is a major victory for local communities resisting gold mining in El Salvador and for other resisting OceanaGold’s operations around the world. A collection...

Gamilaraay people fight for their songlines in epic anti-CSG fight

Gamilaraay people fight for their songlines in epic anti-CSG fight

Originally posted by Green Left. 15/09/2016. By Pip Hinman Gamilaraay people are engaged in an epic fight for country against coal and gas giants supported by state and federal governments. For Raymond “Bubbly” Weatherall, from the Gunu Gunu clan and the Biridja clan, the fight is about totems — “our...

Report: Greasing the Wheels

Report: Greasing the Wheels

This report, by the Australia Institute, examines 6 highly controversial Queensland resource projects and highlights the strong connection of these companies to Queensland and federal political parties. The Queensland Liberal National Party accepted over $300,000 from companies associated with these projects, but most of the political donations went to the Liberal Party...

WHEN WE SAY NO, WE MEAN NO: Wangan & Jagalingou People fight mega-mine to protect land and culture

WHEN WE SAY NO, WE MEAN NO: Wangan & Jagalingou People fight mega-mine to protect land and culture

By Natalie Lowrey. 22/07/2016 In late 2014 the Wangan & Jagalingou People, the Traditional Owners and Native Title Applicants of a vast area of land in the Galilee Basin in central-western Queensland, Australia, came together to say no to Indian mining giant Adani’s proposed Carmichael Coal Mine. Concerned about the irreparable damage...

Save Dory’s home from toxic mine waste!

Save Dory’s home from toxic mine waste!

The spunky Dory from the movie Finding Dory is a blue tang – a royal blue tropical fish that lives in the South Pacific Ocean, where mining companies are dumping toxic mine waste. TAKE ACTION: Help save Dory’s home! Show your support by signing this petition. Mining companies operating in...