Tres grandes éxitos contra proyectos mineros en Rumanía, Grecia y Sudáfrica

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Romania, Greece, South Africa: Three victories against destructive mining

Yes to Life, No To Mining celebrates three great successes in Romania, Greece and South Africa, where communities have won significant victories against destructive mining. We share these stories as inspiration to all. Victories like these encourage us to continue working in defence of life, for our health, for the...

Extractive colonialism in Europe: the case of Greece #Skouries

Extractive colonialism in Europe: the case of Greece #Skouries

Maria Kadoglou from YLNM member group Hellenic Mining Watch describes how, thanks to the EU’s mining-friendly policies, Greece and other European nations are becoming extractivist states, putting citizens, ecosystems and life-sustaining economies under threat. Published by Hellenic Mining Watch and Gresea Echos No 92, December 2017, Relance minière en Europe (french)....

Eldorado Gold’s Unspoken Legal Problems in Greece

Eldorado Gold’s Unspoken Legal Problems in Greece

Eldorado Gold is facing serious and complex legal problems in Greece: the greek government is taking Eldoradο to arbitration. The company has prevented any of this  information from leaking to the international press. Investors have been kept completely in the dark and are not even aware that an arbitration processthat...

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...

Stopping Eldorado Gold – Mining struggle in Greece

Stopping Eldorado Gold – Mining struggle in Greece

Originally Published by George Blionis, Green European Journal   With its acquisition of the Canadian European Goldfields in 2012 and the Australian Glory Resources in 2013, Eldorado Gold now owns all gold-mining projects in Greece. The corporation operates in Greece, in a context of a severe debt crisis and ensuing...