Pueblo U’wa continúa lucha por el territorio

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

TWO HUNDRED INDIGENOUS U’WA OCCUPY GAS PLANT IN COLOMBIA

By Charlie Satow. Originally posted by Intercontinental Cry, June 14 2016. Two hundred Indigenous U’wa men, women, and children have occupied Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol’s Gibraltar I gas plant south of the Colombia-Venezuela border in Norte de Santander department, to demand that the government honour an agreement dating back...

Yes to Life, No to Mining participates in the workshop “Mining and Energy Multinational Companies Strategies and Participation Mechanisms for Communities Defending their Territory” – Caquetá, Colombia

Yes to Life, No to Mining participates in the workshop “Mining and Energy Multinational Companies Strategies and Participation Mechanisms for Communities Defending their Territory” – Caquetá, Colombia

On the 26th of October 2015 the workshop “Mining and Energy Multinational Companies Strategies and Participation Mechanisms for Communities Defending their Territory” took place, organized by the centre of thought AlaOrilladelRío with the support of the educational centre Jean Paiget, Conde Lawyers Office, Dejusticia, South Church Organization and Yes to...

Shell leaves the Arctic!

Shell leaves the Arctic!

In a monumental win for the climate and our living planet, oil-giant Shell has announced it is abandoning its oil drilling plans in the Arctic. Shell says its decision to put its Arctic plans on hold for the ‘forseeable future’ is due to plummeting oil prices, but inside sources have revealed...

Ecuador Victims Can Seek Compensation from Chevron, Canada Supreme Court Rules

Ecuador Victims Can Seek Compensation from Chevron, Canada Supreme Court Rules

Article originally published on TeleSUR 4/09/15.   The Supreme Court determined that Canada is an appropriate jurisdiction and victims of contamination can seek compensation from the oil company. The Canadian Supreme Court, in a unanimous 7-0 ruling, determined Friday that victims of the contamination caused by the Chevron oil company...

Dispatches From the Edge of Change: Montana’s Fossil-Fuel Resistance

Dispatches From the Edge of Change: Montana’s Fossil-Fuel Resistance

Article originally posted by YES Magazine. By Sarah van Gelder. I started on the Northwest part of this roadtrip to find the places where there is resistance to fossil fuel expansion, and I have found them. But I also found that many of the same people are not only rejecting a paradigm built on exploitation and...

Earthworks and US Citizens Expose Fracking Pollution

Earthworks and US Citizens Expose Fracking Pollution

A Film by Earthworks Using a cutting edge FLR Thermal Camera, communities in the USA- in partnership with NGO Earthworks- are exposing the invisible fracking pollution caused by the oil and gas industry. There are over 1 million active oil and gas wells in the US. By putting this camera...

Haida Raid: Save Our Waters

Haida Raid: Save Our Waters

  • Written on: 15 April 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Can art help the fight back against mining? Definitely, if this is anything to go by. A First Nation arts collective have made an inspirational response to the Enbridge Northern Gateway Pipelines project which would transport diluted bitumen from Canada’s Athabasca Tar sands to Kitimat on the Pacific Coast, for transportation to Asian...

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Divestment, in Solidarity: NAPE Uganda reach out to London’s divestment campaigners

Today members of NAPE Uganda reached out from the front lines of resistance to fossil fuel extraction to express their solidarity with divestment campaigners in London. Here we share their powerful letter.   Dear Friends, We, Uganda’s National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE), write to you to express our solidarity...

Mining Our Roots

Mining Our Roots

  • Written on: 19 January 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

NAPE Uganda explores the current and future threats Ugandan ecosystems and communities face due to the expansion of mining activities in the nation. Testimony from the communities of Osukuru, Hoima, Tororo and Kasese reveals how mining for oil and sand are disrupting water systems, food sovereignty practices and undermining sacred...

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Study: 1/3 Fossil Fuels Must Stay Buried to Avoid Runaway Climate Change

Article featured in the Guardian. Full study featured in Nature. Vast amounts of oil in the Middle East, coal in the US, Australia and China and many other fossil fuel reserves will have to be left in the ground to prevent dangerous climate change, according to the first analysis to...