En el Camino de Santiago: resistencia a un nuevo proyecto minero de cobre

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

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...

YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

ContraMINAcción — YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

YLNM member network ContraMINAcción will celebrate its third Meeting on Impacts of Mining next Saturday, March 4th in Santiago de Compostela (Vite Socio-Cultural Center), from 10:30AM. The meeting will bring together several international organizations that are part of the global network Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM), along with...

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...

Máis minas contaminantes para Galicia: alerta social

Máis minas contaminantes para Galicia: alerta social

NOTA DE PRENSA ISABELA II 27 Xaneiro 2016 O Goberno da Xunta do PP segue a pensar que “Galiza é unha mina” como proclamaba a súa campaña institucional. Despois da multitudinaria manifestación contra a Megaminaría contaminante convocada por ContraMINAcción e as miles de sinaturas recollidas, xa non o din tan...

Tesouro de Corcoesto

Tesouro de Corcoesto

  • Written on: 15 January 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

Tesoro de Corcoesto (Corcoesto’s Treasure) documents the struggle of communities in Galicia against plans to mine gold in their home lands. Featuring the testimonies of people involved in the struggle and different experts, the film provides an insight into what makes for a powerful resistance process. The local Galician Government has now...

A message of solidarity to communities fighting the Skouries Mine (Halkidiki)

A message of solidarity to communities fighting the Skouries Mine (Halkidiki)

Words and photos from YLNM members ContraMINAccion.  Over the Christmas holidays members of the Plataforma pola defensa de Corcoesto e Bergantiños travelled to Megali Panagia, a town from Halkidiki in Greek Macedonia, very close to the Skouries mine. Halkidiki, the third most popular tourist destination in Greece, is now threatened by a...