Intag: Why BHP Billiton should leave a region famous for stopping destructive mines

Intag: Why BHP Billiton should leave a region famous for stopping destructive mines

Cloud forests, endangered species and the clear opposition of communities that have already successfully stopped two international mining companies. There are many reasons why BHP Billiton should abandon its plans to explore for copper in Intag, Ecuador. Originally published by bhpecuador.com. 7/6/18. BHP Billiton- the world’s largest mining company- has acquired...

Community lay bare Codelco’s impacts in Intag, Ecuador

Community lay bare Codelco’s impacts in Intag, Ecuador

The people of Intag, Ecuador are calling for the distribution of the following information about the activities of Chilean state-owned mining company Codelco, and its Ecuadorian equivalent, Enami, in the Intag region known for its pristine cloud forest. Read in English Leido en espanol Last week eleven organisations from Intag wrote to Chile’s...

21 Reasons not to mine copper in Intag, Ecuador

21 Reasons not to mine copper in Intag, Ecuador

By Carlos Zorilla, resident of Intag and member of Decoin. Two decades after the resistance to mining in Intag began against a large-scale mining project, which led to the expulsion of two transnational mining companies and the creation of sustainable alternative, Chile’s mining company Codelco, the world’s largest copper producer, in...

Intag, Ecuador: Community projects as alternatives to mining (Espanol)

Intag, Ecuador: Community projects as alternatives to mining (Espanol)

  • Written on: 28 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

In this interview Community Project Coordinator William Andagoya describes how the people of Intag, Ecuador, are collaborating on projects that offer them good stable livelihoods, providing an alternative to mining and deforestation in the region. Over the past twenty years, the people of Intag have been challenged the plans of...