Informe GRIDA UNEP Almacenamiento de relaves de minas: seguridad es cero accidentes

Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident

Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident

The full UNEP GRID Arendal report on Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident has just being published. We already shared the summary a couple of months ago which can be found here. The full report and other valuable resources can be downloaded....

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

Breaching environmental boundaries: UN report on resource limits

This summer, the United Nations International Resource Panel (IRP), published ‘Global Material Flows and Resource Productivity’, a report that admits what ecologists have been saying for decades: resources are limited, human consumption trends are unsustainable and resource depletion diminishes human health, quality of life and future development. Download the report....

Report: Greasing the Wheels

Report: Greasing the Wheels

This report, by the Australia Institute, examines 6 highly controversial Queensland resource projects and highlights the strong connection of these companies to Queensland and federal political parties. The Queensland Liberal National Party accepted over $300,000 from companies associated with these projects, but most of the political donations went to the Liberal Party...

Indigenous Governance and Mining in Bolivia

Indigenous Governance and Mining in Bolivia

This report, by Kathryn Robb, Mark Moran, Victoria Thom and Justin Cobur, looks at how mining companies can advance indigenous governance and sustainable socioeconomic development. Whilst it comes from a traditional ‘development’ mindset it is still useful insofar as looking at how mining firms approach how to get consent from...

The Journey of Coal from Colombia to Italy: The Curse of Extractivism

The Journey of Coal from Colombia to Italy: The Curse of Extractivism

Pitch Black This report by Re:Common draws out how the extractivist economy is a war against the poor. A radical critique which asserts the pervasive persistence of colonialism in the form of land-grabbing, violence, lobbying and other means of dispossessing the weak for the benefit of the few. This report...

Report: UnderMining the Water Cycle

Report: UnderMining the Water Cycle

This report, produced by the Gaia Foundation, explores the impact of extractive industry, specifically mining on individual stages of the water cycle, as well as their devastating impact on the cycle as a whole. The centre of the the report includes a detailed and informative infographic which annotates the damage...

Report: Oil Dependency and the Peruvian Amazon

Report: Oil Dependency and the Peruvian Amazon

In this report shared by YLNM ally Alianza Arkana and the Chaikuni Institute describes how- for more than 40 years- oil activity has brought destruction to the ecosystems and the indigenous people of four river basins, all major tributaries to the Amazon, which gives life to the biggest rainforest on...

Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining in Africa

Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining in Africa

This spectacular series of reports by the International Consortium of Investigative Journalists explores the blind-eyes, corporate mismanagements, apartheids and more which have abounded in the operations of Australian mining companies in Africa. The full set of multi-media and interactive reports can be accessed here. The individual links: 1.) Fatal Extractions...

Towards environmental justice success in mining resistances:  An empirical investigation

Towards environmental justice success in mining resistances: An empirical investigation

The full report can be downloaded here Abstract This report sets out to provide evidence-based support for successful environmental justice (EJ) activism and assess the constituents and outcomes of contemporary socio-environmental mining conflicts by applying a collaborative statistical approach to the political ecology of mining resistances. The empirical evidence covers...