Sámi People and allies force Irish mining company out of their territory

Sámi People and allies force Irish mining company out of their territory

Original Sources: Snowchange Cooperative & Irish Independent Karelian Diamond Resources – KDR, an Irish mining company that was granted potentially illegal permission to start exploring for diamonds in Utsjoki, Finland is pulling out. Media reports emerging from Ireland confirm the company has begun the process of withdrawing its mining claim in the area....

Mining An Imminent Threat to Local and Indigenous Communities of European North

Mining An Imminent Threat to Local and Indigenous Communities of European North

Tero Mustonen, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland tero@snowchange.org 1st December 2014 As recently reported in the UK media, such as in the Guardian  the European North is witnessing, much like other peripheries of the world, an onslaught of mining activities which threaten whole catchment areas, local and Indigenous communities and fragile Arctic...