Declaración: Justicia para los víctimas del desplome de la presa minera de Brumadinho. ¡Que se cierre Vale SA!

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

IPCM and YLNM Joint Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse. Shut down Vale SA! The International People’s Conference on Mining (IPCM) and the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM) offer heartfelt sympathies to the victims of the worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history —...

A Message of Solidarity to the People of Mariana, Brazil

A Message of Solidarity to the People of Mariana, Brazil

Formulated during the COP21 climate conference, this letter of solidarity from Yes to Life, No to Mining goes out to the people of Mariana, and all those who live along the Rio Doce in Brazil, who are victims of the recent Samarco tailings dam disaster. (Portuguese & French translations below.) The...

Study: Tailings Dam Failures On The Rise

Study: Tailings Dam Failures On The Rise

A new study by Earthworks has demonstrated that since 1960 ‘serious’ and ‘very serious’ failures at Tailings Storage Facilities have increased, despite industry claims to the contrary. This means that the impacts of tailings dam failures are becoming increasingly more grievous. In a keynote address at a 2011 tailings conference,...