Philippines: Green group calls for immediate enforcement of suspension, closure orders on 26 large-scale mines

Philippines: Green group calls for immediate enforcement of suspension, closure orders on 26 large-scale mines

YLNM member group Kalikasan PNE are calling on the Philippine Department for Environment and Natural Resources to close 21 large-scale mines as part of a major effort to tackle predatory extractivism in the Philippines. The mining companies should pay for the damage they have caused, say Kalikasan.   PRESS RELEASE 02...

Study: Human Rights Risks in Mining

Study: Human Rights Risks in Mining

This study, by the Max Planck Foundation, looks at the intersection of mining, development and human rights law. Looking in depth at a range of areas, including both small-scale artisanal mining and large-scale mining. It concludes, speaking very generally, that the larger mining operations risk salient breaches of human rights...