ContraMINAcción informa desde Galicia: ataque a la comunidad de montes de Froxán en Lousame, Galicia

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Last Sunday, On May 1, there was an attack in the territory of the Common Woodland Community of Froxán, in the municipality of Lousame, Galicia. Things happen as follows. At 11am the villagers spotted a forest fire and immediately proceeded to extinguishing it and calling the fire services. Thanks to...

Nueva Trinidad: 3rd Municipality in El Salvador to Declare Itself a “Mining Free Territory”

Nueva Trinidad: 3rd Municipality in El Salvador to Declare Itself a “Mining Free Territory”

Original Article by Juan Carlos Jimenez for Upside Down World Photo Credits – Transparencia Activa Nueva Trinidad, an agricultural town in the department of Chalatenango in El Salvador, became the third municipality in the country to declare itself a “Territory Free of Mining” after having a historic popular community consultation...

Guatemalan Women Fight Back Against A Canadian Mining Company

Guatemalan Women Fight Back Against A Canadian Mining Company

  • Written on: 08 April 2015
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Guatemalan Women Fight Back Against A Canadian Mining Company who raped and pillaged communities who were being evicted and displaced to make room for a Guatemalan mine....

No Mining Bill

No Mining Bill

  • Written on: 08 April 2015
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The fight against the iron mine in Wisconsin begins here. Music by Mobygratis.com...

A Hero Doesn’t Get Used To This

A Hero Doesn’t Get Used To This

  • Written on: 08 April 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

When he watched mountaintop removal mining raze the mountain all around his home and family’s land on Kayford Mountain in West Virginia, Larry Gibson became one of the country’s first people to speak out against this extreme and egregiously irresponsible mining practice. He has been inspiring people to fight against...

The Last Mountain

The Last Mountain

  • Written on: 08 April 2015
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The fight for the last great mountain in America’s Appalachian heartland pits the mining giant that wants to explode it to extract the coal within, against the community fighting to preserve the mountain and build a wind farm on its ridges instead. THE LAST MOUNTAIN highlights a battle for the...