ACCIÓN URGENTE: ACTIVISTA MEDIOAMBIENTAL CONDENADO A PRISIÓN

TAKE URGENT ACTION: Earth defender Javier Ramirez sentenced to jail

TAKE URGENT ACTION: Earth defender Javier Ramirez sentenced to jail

TAKE URGENT ACTION: Earth defender Javier Ramirez sentenced to jail

Environmental activist and community leader, Darwin Javier Ramírez Piedra continues to be targeted in what appears to be an attempt to silence his campaigning against the impact of mining activities on the community’s right to water. This will have a chilling effect on others wishing to exercise their right to...

Hunger Strike and Protest: Mongolian Government Gives Green Light to Hundreds of Mining Projects

Hunger Strike and Protest: Mongolian Government Gives Green Light to Hundreds of Mining Projects

by Odno Shourd and Hannibal Rhoades 4th March 2015 On Tuesday 10 February, nine members of Upright Blue Mongols and the Save Noyon Mountain Movement began a hunger strike in Ulaanbaatar, aiming to prevent the Mongolian Parliament passing damaging changes to the country’s environmental law as it came up for...

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Honduran Organizations Demand Support for Farming Not Mining

Translated from the original in Spanish. Available online via rabble.ca, by Mining Watch Canada. Last week, the Honduran National Coalition of Environmental Networks and Organizations (CONROA by its initials in Spanish) protested a World Bank-sponsored “Conference on Sustainable Development of Natural Resources” in Tegucigalpa. CONROA urged the Bank – and the...

Rights of Nature Tribunals

International Tribunals The Global Alliance for the Rights of Nature held its first ever International Rights of Nature Tribunal in January 2014 in Quito, Ecuador to defend the Rights of Nature from threats such as extractive industries and industrial agriculture. See in particular the Mirador mining case and Yasuni mining case. On 5 December 2014, the Global Alliance...