Romanian civil society wins key victory against proposed gold mine

Romanian civil society wins key victory against proposed gold mine

Originally posted by DW. Romanian civil society is celebrating its success after a decade-long fight against a gold mining project in Rosia Montana. The site was recently included in the country’s tentative list for UNESCO World Heritage. Streets were full of people protesting. There were no “typical” protesters: They were...

Romanian village blocks Canadian firm from mining for gold

Romanian village blocks Canadian firm from mining for gold

Originally posted by The Guardian. A Romanian village where a Canadian firm is planning a controversial open-cast goldmine has been declared a site of historical interest, granting it protection from mining activity. “Rosia Montana village has been designated a place of historic site of national interest which has a radius...

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

The end of an affair! Gabriel to sue Romania over Rosia Montana via an ISDS case

Originally published on our partner’s website: Salvati Rosia Montana   July 21, 2015. This is the date when the locals of Rosia Montana obtained a subtle confirmation that their village is saved from the destruction of Gabriel Resources. The company admitted yesterday in a press release that they have lost...