Mencherep, Siberia: An incredible victory in an unlikely place

Mencherep, Siberia: An incredible victory in an unlikely place

Coal Action Network share a report from Mencherep, a small village in Siberia’s Kuzbass region, where local people, a small environmental group and committed lawyers have won an unlikely victory and stopped a new coal mine. A pretty rural village, Mencherep, lies beside a lake in the Kuzbass region of Russia....

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...

Great, Great Grandmother’s Country- The Wangan and Jagalingou’s Story

Great, Great Grandmother’s Country- The Wangan and Jagalingou’s Story

  • Written on: 26 August 2015
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“We, the Wangan and Jagalingou people, are the Traditional Owners of the land in Queensland’s Galilee Basin. The mining company Adani wants to use our ancestral lands for their Carmichael coal mine. We are opposed to this mine because it will forever damage our land and our culture. We ask...

No Means No- Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples reject Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

No Means No- Wangan and Jagalingou Peoples reject Adani’s Carmichael coal mine

We’re watching history being made. The Wangan and Jagalingou people have rejected an offer with Adani to build the huge Carmichael coal mine on their land. Now, Adani is launching aggressive legal action to override their decision and destroy their land, heritage and culture. You can stand with the Wangan...