YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM is delighted to be shortlisted as one of 50 projects worldwide being considered for the Lush Spring Prize 2019! That we have got this far is down to the work of the vibrant, diverse and incredibly courageous individuals, communities, organisations and networks that make up YLNM. These people are...

Press Release: Apple’s Commitment to a No-Mining Future Makes Deep Sea Mining Unnecessary

Press Release: Apple’s Commitment to a No-Mining Future Makes Deep Sea Mining Unnecessary

Frontline communities, scientists and campaigners opposing experimental deep sea mining say Apple’s newly announced commitment to a ‘no-mining’ future makes this frontier industry unnecessary.   Press Release. 2 May 2017 Oasis Earth- MiningWatch Canada – Bismarck Ramu Group – Deep Sea Mining Campaign – Solwara Warriors Scientists and civil society...

Philippines: Green group calls for immediate enforcement of suspension, closure orders on 26 large-scale mines

Philippines: Green group calls for immediate enforcement of suspension, closure orders on 26 large-scale mines

YLNM member group Kalikasan PNE are calling on the Philippine Department for Environment and Natural Resources to close 21 large-scale mines as part of a major effort to tackle predatory extractivism in the Philippines. The mining companies should pay for the damage they have caused, say Kalikasan.   PRESS RELEASE 02...

Peru: YLNM ally GRUFIDES denounces attempts to defame mining resistance

Peru: YLNM ally GRUFIDES denounces attempts to defame mining resistance

Author: Hanne Cottyn, CATAPA GRUFIDES, a local NGO in Cajamarca (North Peru), defends human rights and environmental rights, particularly in the context of social conflicts provoked by extractivist projects in the region. As far as mining is concerned, Peru is enduring a difficult and violent period. In the South of the...