Se plantea una Consulta Comunitaria para decir no a la minería en Pacto, Ecuador

Se plantea una Consulta Comunitaria para decir no a la minería en Pacto, Ecuador

Original post: http://www.unpactoporlavida.com Fuente original y texto por: Un Pacto por La Vida El conflicto Minero de Pacto, Ecuador El ministerio de Recursos Naturales No Renovables (MRNNR), otorgó a la Empresa Nacional Minera (ENAMI), dos concesiones mineras que están dentro del Distrito metropolitano de Quito, la de Urcutambo con 2.251ha el...

The Legacy of Drummond in Colombia

The Legacy of Drummond in Colombia

  • Written on: 12 March 2015
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Original source: La Silla Vacía Research and testimonials from local people have confirmed the way Drummond, a North American coal mining company, Colombia´s second largest coal producer and exporter,  has financed paramilitar groups in north of the country. In 2019 the contract for its largest mine expires what means the government...

Rights of Nature Tribunals

International Tribunals The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature held its first ever International Rights of Nature Tribunal in January 2014 in Quito, Ecuador to defend the Rights of Nature from threats such as extractive industries and industrial agriculture. See in particular the Mirador mining case and Yasuni mining case. On 5 December 2014, the Global Alliance...

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Communities of Falkirk Join Together To Resist Extreme Energy Initiatives

Community Overview Falkirk is a town and densely-populated district in Scotland’s Midland valley, halfway between Edinburgh and Glasgow. Since the 17th century it has been an industrial centre for coal, iron and steel, and Grangemouth remains the location of Scotland’s only petrochemical refinery. In recent decades, extractive industries waned, and...

Mapping Violations of Human and Environmental Rights

Earth Law Center — Mapping Violations of Human and Environmental Rights

Across the world injustices are committed against ecosystems and people to feed our every-hungry economic system. The Earth Law Center is concerned with recognizing overlapping human and environmental injustices; it provides a  mapping of global injustices. It encourages contributions and updates, in a bid to raise awareness and mobilise for change around global social and...