Minería (II): a los opositores se les considera… terroristas

Colombia in focus (II): Those opposing mining are considered terrorists

Colombia in focus (II): Those opposing mining are considered terrorists

Colombia in focus (II): Those opposing mining are considered terrorists

 In part two of an extended interview, YLNM Coordinator Mariana Gomez and environmental and cultural governance expert Nelson Ortiz describe how mining companies come to regions of Colombia promising gold and money to the local groups, later leaving them with nothing. As a result, local communities in areas such as...

Colombia in focus: Mining, destroying and displacing indigenous people

Colombia in focus: Mining, destroying and displacing indigenous people

 In part one of an extended interview, YLNM Coordinator Mariana Gomez and environmental and cultural governance expert Nelson Ortiz describe how mining companies are impacting ecosystems and the lives of indigenous peoples in Colombia’s Yaigoje Apaporis region and in the country more broadly. They also discuss how communities have been...

YLNM interview at D12 Paris climate march

YLNM interview at D12 Paris climate march

  • Written on: 17 December 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

  Protestors React to Paris Climate Deal As world leaders come to an agreement on climate change, activists in Paris say more needs to be done. Posted by AJ+ on Sunday, 13 December 2015 At the end of this short news report from Saturday’s D12 climate march, Karen Nekesa, from...

Yes to Life and Climate Justice, No to Mining and Climate Catastrophe! (EN/FR)

Yes to Life and Climate Justice, No to Mining and Climate Catastrophe! (EN/FR)

On the 10th December, World Human Rights Day, Yes to Life, No to Mining will host a community and civil society forum within the critical COP21 climate talks in Paris. Our plan is to use this opportunity to explore why the grip of global extractivism must be broken in the...

What can I do on the Global Day of Action Against Mega Mining?

What can I do on the Global Day of Action Against Mega Mining?

Want to show your support and solidarity with the thousands of communities resisting mining destruction planet-wide on the Global Day Against Mega Mining (22nd July)? Here’s what you can do if… You have very little time: 1) Share this page with all your friends before the day of action using...