Peru Signs Bill to Protect 5,000sq Miles of Amazon from Mining

Peru Signs Bill to Protect 5,000sq Miles of Amazon from Mining

Originally posted by telesurtv. 09/11/2015. Turning a large portion of the Amazon into a national park will protect more than 5,000 square miles of the biodiverse woodland. Peru has turned a large portion of the Amazon basin into a national park in what will protect the biodiverse region from the...

Intag’s Recurrent Nightmare: Adding Up The Costs Of Ecuador’s Mineral Wars

Intag’s Recurrent Nightmare: Adding Up The Costs Of Ecuador’s Mineral Wars

By Carlos Zorilla. Original source: Upside Down World It seems hard to believe, but it’s been twenty years since the resistance to the large-scale open pit copper mining project began in Intag. Two decades. Almost a generation.   During that time, the threat of wide scale destruction and social upheaval that...

‘We will never give our land’. In India millions protest removal of the need for local consent in land acquisition for mining.

‘We will never give our land’. In India millions protest removal of the need for local consent in land acquisition for mining.

Original posted on Yahoo News India. Article and photography by Rohini Mohan   Nirupabai from Barkuta and Lalubai from Vidyanagar protest against mining expansion at the public hearing in Korba, … In the last week of February, the first week of Parliament’s summer session, Delhi was festooned with protest. Men in...

At a Glance: The Philippine Mining Situation

At a Glance: The Philippine Mining Situation

These fact sheets from KALIKASAN People’s Network for the Environment explore the devastating costs of the multinational mining boom underway in the Philippines. With a particular focus on Glencore Xstrata’s Tampakan mining project, through facts and stats they lay bare the vast ecological, human rights and economic abuses at a glance. Pdf: Mining...