Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Webinar: Going Beyond Extractivism in Europe. 27th March.

Join us for the second of YLNM’s free ‘Life After Mining’ webinar series. This will focus on the emergence of people-led resistance and alternatives to mining in Europe, as well as how to transform the EU policies driving extractivism in the Global South. Date: Wednesday 27th March Time: 3pm Central...

IN PHOTOS: INDIGENOUS AND TRADITIONAL FISHERS GATHER FOR FESTIVAL OF NORTHERN FISHERIES

IN PHOTOS: INDIGENOUS AND TRADITIONAL FISHERS GATHER FOR FESTIVAL OF NORTHERN FISHERIES

Endangered fish species, ‘mackerel wars’ and warming oceans. These phenomena often make global headlines, and rightly so. Our oceans, rivers, lakes and the diversity of life they support face unparalleled challenges. It is less common, however, to hear the stories of the fisher-people around the planet who have lived in...

Selkie: Restoring land, water and hope in the Finnish Boreal

Selkie: Restoring land, water and hope in the Finnish Boreal

In the small Finnish village of Selkie, villagers and locally-based YLNM members the Snowchange Cooperative are working to rescue their watershed from the impacts of a local peat mine. In Selkie, a new 30-minute film from Pretty Good Productions, the story of this remarkable village unfolds, exploring local identity, the importance of place and...

Mining An Imminent Threat to Local and Indigenous Communities of European North

Mining An Imminent Threat to Local and Indigenous Communities of European North

Tero Mustonen, Snowchange Cooperative, Finland tero@snowchange.org 1st December 2014 As recently reported in the UK media, such as in the Guardian  the European North is witnessing, much like other peripheries of the world, an onslaught of mining activities which threaten whole catchment areas, local and Indigenous communities and fragile Arctic...