Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Why Mining Corporations Love Trade Deals

Originally posted on the HuffPost Blog. 21st June 2016. By Ben Beachy Senior Policy Advisor, Responsible Trade Program, Sierra Club. From the salmon-spawning waters of Alaska to the cloud forests of Ecuador, communities are standing up to mining projects that threaten their health, environment, and livelihoods. But mining corporations are fighting back...

Honouring the River: How Hard-Rock Mining Impacts Tribal Communities

National Wildlife Federation — Honouring the River: How Hard-Rock Mining Impacts Tribal Communities

This report, published by the National Wildlife Federation in the USA, documents the effects felt within tribal communities from hard-rock mining and loopholes in the law that have allowed widespread pollution. The report was endorsed by a number of ‘tribal organisations’ including the Alaska Inter-Tribal Council, Bad River Band of...