En el Camino de Santiago: resistencia a un nuevo proyecto minero de cobre

El Camino de Santiago: resistance to new copper mining near UNESCO World Heritage walking route

El Camino de Santiago: resistance to new copper mining near UNESCO World Heritage walking route

El Camino de Santiago: resistance to new copper mining near UNESCO World Heritage walking route

Plataforma Contra a Mina de Touro O Pino, part of YLNM member network ContraMINAcción, Galicia, is reaching out to pilgrims walking the famous El Camino de Santiago to raise awareness about a new mining project they say will destroy and contaminate the area of Touro and O Pino, just 15...

Mining’s $1.4 trillion plunge is like losing Apple, Google and Exxon combined

Mining’s $1.4 trillion plunge is like losing Apple, Google and Exxon combined

Originally posted by Bloomberg News.  The US$1.4 trillion lost in global mining stocks since 2011 exceeds the total market value of Apple Inc., Exxon Mobil Corp. and Google’s parent Alphabet Inc. When you’ve spent a decade building new mines from the Andean mountains to the West African jungle, it’s bad...

The Kakadu Charter Which Helped Stop A Uranium Mine Marks 15 Years Of Shared Values

The Kakadu Charter Which Helped Stop A Uranium Mine Marks 15 Years Of Shared Values

Originally published by New Matilda. 16/11/2015. Tomorrow marks a significant anniversary in a landmark battle to protect a people, and a place. Justin O’Brien and Dave Sweeney explain. Fifteen years ago this week, two very different Australians representing the aspirations of very different communities signed a document outlining a shared vision for a better...

Bougainville: Colonialism and mining, the long struggle for freedom

Bougainville: Colonialism and mining, the long struggle for freedom

By Moses and Rikha Havini This article was first presented by Moses and Rikha Havini to the UN International Conference on Indigenous Peoples, Environment and Development, Zurich, 1995. It has been sub-edited and slightly abridged with the approval of the authors. Young freedom fighter from the Bougainville Revolutionary Army with...

No need for mining if Bougainville gets serious about agriculture

No need for mining if Bougainville gets serious about agriculture

Originally by Tom Kathoa, New Dawn, via Papua New Guinea Mining Watch. A cocoa farmer in the Tinputz area of North Bougainville, Mr. James Rutana says Bougainville is capable of producing 200,000 tons of cocoa annually. And, this can earn Bougainville K2.8 billion annually in which the ABG government would...

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Yesterday members of UK civil society held an action in central London to challenge the Mining On Top Africa: London Summit. Two of us managed to get into the conference cocktail reception and hand a UK-African Civil Society letter to a senior member of SNL Metals and Mining- the conference’s main...

San Carlos Apache Leader: ‘What Was a Struggle to Protect Our Most Sacred Site Is Now a Battle’

San Carlos Apache Leader: ‘What Was a Struggle to Protect Our Most Sacred Site Is Now a Battle’

Originally posted on Indian Country Today Media Network. By Gael Courey Toensing. Washington lawmakers may think their passage of a bill giving the San Carlos Apache Tribe’s sacred land to a giant international mining company is a done deal, but they may have to think again. The San Carlos Apache Tribe...