Declaration: 14 Iberian People’s Platforms Unite Against ‘Voracious, Predatory’ Mining

Declaration: 14 Iberian People’s Platforms Unite Against ‘Voracious, Predatory’ Mining

In the latest ContraMINAcción and YLNM community-to-community exchange, 14 People’s Platforms from across the Iberian Peninsula came together to form a new, common platform in opposition to the ‘mining boom’ unfolding in Spain and Portugal. Below is a short description of the event and the declaration articulated by all 14...

Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Join us for the second of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. This will focus on the emergence of people-led resistance and alternatives to mining in Europe, as well as how to transform the EU policies driving extractivism in the Global South. Date: Wednesday 27th March Time: 3pm Central...

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

14 Plataformas de España y Portugal se reunieron en febrero para analizar los “Impactos de la Minería en la Península Ibérica” -Declaración Final del IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción

Las plataformas asistentes redactaron una declaración final que se encuentra abajo.  Las plataformas en contra de las minas a cielo abierto cierran con balance positivo el IV Encuentro de ContraMINAcción en Santiago de Compostela. Las Plataformas han elaborado una declaración final como resultado del encuentro que tuvo lugar los días...

Global Solidarity from Spain and Portugal with Brasil: crime by the mining company Vale in Brumadinho should not happen again

Global Solidarity from Spain and Portugal with Brasil: crime by the mining company Vale in Brumadinho should not happen again

Solidarity action of ContraMINAcción, member of Yes to Life No To Mining in Galicia, Spain, together with organizations that reject mining throughout the Iberian Peninsula, towards the victims of the avalanche caused by the breakage of a dam from the mine Corrego do Feijão, in Brumadinho (Minas Gerais, Brazil). During...

Solidariedade global no IV Encontro de ContraMINAcción: crimes como o da mineradora Vale em Brumadinho não devem voltar a acontecer

Solidariedade global no IV Encontro de ContraMINAcción: crimes como o da mineradora Vale em Brumadinho não devem voltar a acontecer

A foto-ação solidária da ContraMINAcción, membro de Yes to Life No to Mining na Galícia, Espanha, juntou organizações que se opõem as explorações mineiras em toda a Península Ibérica, em apoio as vítimas da avalanche provocada pelo rompimento de uma barragem de rejeitos tóxicos da mina Corrego do Feijão, em...

El Camino de Santiago: resistance to new copper mining near UNESCO World Heritage walking route

El Camino de Santiago: resistance to new copper mining near UNESCO World Heritage walking route

Plataforma Contra a Mina de Touro O Pino, part of YLNM member network ContraMINAcción, Galicia, is reaching out to pilgrims walking the famous El Camino de Santiago to raise awareness about a new mining project they say will destroy and contaminate the area of Touro and O Pino, just 15...

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Last month international solidarity from Honduras and YLNM members in Romania and Galicia flowed to community organisations resisting  a planned gold mine in Northern Ireland’s Sperrin Mountains. Originally published by London Mining Network.  (Photo: Copyright Ulster Herald) “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high...

Resistance against mining growing in Galicia, Spain

Resistance against mining growing in Galicia, Spain

  On Sunday 25th February , YLNM member ContraMINAcción -a galician network of more than 20 organisations affected by mining and support organisations- joined the demonstration that said “No to the copper mining project in the communities of Touro and O Pino (A Coruña)”. The goal was to support the...

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

ContraMINAcción abre con el “III Encuentro sobre os Impactos da Minaría” espacios de debate sobre el modelo extractivo y sus alternativas con presencia de la red global Sí a la Vida, No a la Mineria   ContraMINAccion. 13/03/2017. En el centro estuvo la preocupación creciente por los proyectos mineros y...

Un comité de expertos internacionales visitó el entorno de San Finx

Un comité de expertos internacionales visitó el entorno de San Finx

San Finx: El colectivo Yes to Life, No to Mining alertó del estado de dos presas que podrían suponer un “desastre medioambiental”.   La Voz de Galicia. 06/03/2017 Durante el pasado domingo, una delegación de observadores y expertos internacionales sobre la minería visitó el entorno de la explotación minera y el río...