LOS LAZOS SE FORTALECEN: ACTIVISTAS ESPAÑOLES SE UNEN ALREDEDOR DE LA JUNTA DE ACCIONISTAS DE ATALAYA

‘Ties are strengthened’: Spanish campaigners unite around Atalaya Mining’s London AGM

‘Ties are strengthened’: Spanish campaigners unite around Atalaya Mining’s London AGM

‘Ties are strengthened’: Spanish campaigners unite around Atalaya Mining’s London AGM

On Wednesday 27th June, Spanish campaigners attended the AGM of London-listed mining company Atalaya Mining to raise concerns about the company’s operations across Spain. Atalaya, which is listed on London’s Alternative Investment Market (AIM), is the owner of the Riotinto copper mine in Huelva, Andalusia [not connected to Rio Tinto...

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...

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Leave the gold in the hills: international solidarity flows to community resisting mining in Northern Ireland

Last month international solidarity from Honduras and YLNM members in Romania and Galicia flowed to community organisations resisting  a planned gold mine in Northern Ireland’s Sperrin Mountains. Originally published by London Mining Network.  (Photo: Copyright Ulster Herald) “A mask of gold hides all deformities”- Thomas Dekker Wind whips across high...

Take Action: 10,000 native trees for Froxán

Take Action: 10,000 native trees for Froxán

Today the European Outdoor Conservation Association opened the voting to select a winner from 14 environmental conservation projects, selected as finalists from over 150. The winner will receive major new support for their project. The Froxán Commons Community (YLNM member and registered Indigenous and Community Conserved Area, ICCA, in Galiza,...

Resistance against mining growing in Galicia, Spain

Resistance against mining growing in Galicia, Spain

  On Sunday 25th February , YLNM member ContraMINAcción -a galician network of more than 20 organisations affected by mining and support organisations- joined the demonstration that said “No to the copper mining project in the communities of Touro and O Pino (A Coruña)”. The goal was to support the...

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....

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

Agua, tierra, derechos y alternativas

ContraMINAcción abre con el “III Encuentro sobre os Impactos da Minaría” espacios de debate sobre el modelo extractivo y sus alternativas con presencia de la red global Sí a la Vida, No a la Mineria   ContraMINAccion. 13/03/2017. En el centro estuvo la preocupación creciente por los proyectos mineros y...

Un comité de expertos internacionales visitó el entorno de San Finx

Un comité de expertos internacionales visitó el entorno de San Finx

San Finx: El colectivo Yes to Life, No to Mining alertó del estado de dos presas que podrían suponer un “desastre medioambiental”.   La Voz de Galicia. 06/03/2017 Durante el pasado domingo, una delegación de observadores y expertos internacionales sobre la minería visitó el entorno de la explotación minera y el río...

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Attack to Common Woodland in Galicia

Last Sunday, On May 1, there was an attack in the territory of the Common Woodland Community of Froxán, in the municipality of Lousame, Galicia. Things happen as follows. At 11am the villagers spotted a forest fire and immediately proceeded to extinguishing it and calling the fire services. Thanks to...

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

Strengthening anti-mining ties in southern Europe

By Guadalupe Rodriguez. Source: Yes to Life, No to Mining   Activists from ContraMINAcción (Galicia) OroNo (Asturias) and Ingénieurs Sans Frontières – extractifs Systèmes et environnement  (France) met last sunday in Tapia de Casariego (Asturias, Spain) to discuss their common concern about the resurgence of extractivism in Europe, which they...