Panorama Mine: Mapping French mining projects

Panorama Mine: Mapping French mining projects

Panorama Mine is an interactive map created by Engineers Without Borders France (ISF SystExt). The map makes visible mining operations and related activities happening across the nation of France and in French overseas territories, such as French Guyana where the Montagne d’Or project threatens rich rainforests and forest communities. YLNM...

More than 100 organizations around the world say no to mega-mining in French Guiana

More than 100 organizations around the world say no to mega-mining in French Guiana

Yes to Life No to Mining is one of more than 100 organisations that are calling for a moratorium on all industrial mega-mining projects in French Guiana. Find out more and join the campaign here. On 22 February this year, 20 French associations called for the immediate end of the project “Montagne d’Or”...

No to industrial mega-mining for gold in French Guiana! Non à la méga-mine d’or industrielle en Guyane!  ¡No a la mega mina de oro en la Guayana Francesa!

No to industrial mega-mining for gold in French Guiana! Non à la méga-mine d’or industrielle en Guyane! ¡No a la mega mina de oro en la Guayana Francesa!

A coalition of French associations and their global allies is calling for an immediate halt to plans for a vast new gold mine in French Guiana, as well as for a moratorium on all industrial mega-mining projects in this critical Amazon region. Originally posted March 21st 2017. Francais ci-dessous. Espanol abajo. ENGLISH On...

How to define “responsible mining”? A critical review of a French initiative by EWB Extractive systems

Find on the EWB – Extractive systems website and on YLNM an article in Spanish (also in French. The English version should be available soon) explaining why the EWB group left the Responsible Mining Initiative driven by the French government. This initiative is part of the mining strategy from the...

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

By Guadalupe Rodriguez. Source: Yes to Life, No to Mining   Activists from ContraMINAcción (Galicia) OroNo (Asturias) and Ingénieurs Sans Frontières – extractifs Systèmes et environnement  (France) met last sunday in Tapia de Casariego (Asturias, Spain) to discuss their common concern about the resurgence of extractivism in Europe, which they...