#RighttoSayNO to mining campaign takes off in South Africa

#RighttoSayNO to mining campaign takes off in South Africa

South African communities resisting mining are uniting to build power and assert their #RighttoSayNo to mining in a new campaign. Find out more and stand in solidarity with them! AIDC, April 2018. Mining-affected communities are repeatedly denied what is known as the right to free prior and informed consent (FPIC) when...

Take Action: Support Galician YLNM members’ campaign to investigate the San Finx mine

Take Action: Support Galician YLNM members’ campaign to investigate the San Finx mine

Show your support for YLNM members in Galicia, Spain, defending their lands and waters from a tungsten mine. Sign the petition! ContraMINAcción and the Vida e Ria ou Minaria? campaign, both members of YLNM, have taken the case of the San Finx tin and tungsten mines to the European Parliament....

Stop the construction of the Cross River State Superhighway immediately!

Stop the construction of the Cross River State Superhighway immediately!

Help stop the construction of a super highway that will destroy Ekuri village and open up Nigeria’s rainforest to mining, logging and hunting! Governor of Cross River State, Nigeria, Ben Ayade has announced the construction of a 260 km superhighway to go from the coast to a small town called...

PETITION AGAINST THE ACTIVITIES OF AZUMA RESOURCES IN TOME

PETITION AGAINST THE ACTIVITIES OF AZUMA RESOURCES IN TOME

Shared with YLNM by CIKOD, Ghana, on behalf of the Tome Community. We the people of Tome, taking cognizance of article 257 (which talks about public lands and the ownership of mineral resources) of the 1992 constitution of Ghana, have pledged to halt the activities of any person or group...

Animas River Mine Spill: Tribes, Counties, Environmental Groups Unite to Prevent Future Mining Contamination

Animas River Mine Spill: Tribes, Counties, Environmental Groups Unite to Prevent Future Mining Contamination

Originally from the Grand Canyon Trust.  FLAGSTAFF, Arizona— In the wake of the toxic Animas River mine spill earlier this month, tribes, local governments and environmental groups today petitioned the Department of the Interior and Department of Agriculture to reform outdated mining rules on the federal lands they manage.  The...

ACTION: Stand with human rights defender Victor Cruz Chi, his family and the people of Zacualpán!

ACTION: Stand with human rights defender Victor Cruz Chi, his family and the people of Zacualpán!

This urgent action is addressed to the below authorities out of pressing concern for the life of human rights defender Victor Andrés Cruz Chi and his family, the Nahua community of Zacualpan and environmental organization Bios Iguana A.C. in the state of Colima, Mexico. Due to their opposition to a...