Mariana Gomez Soto – In Defence of Life

Mariana Gomez Soto – In Defence of Life

  • Written on: 18 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

“The voices that are closest to the land are speaking out and gaining strength.” Mariana Gomez, Latin American Coordinators for the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network, discusses the strategies mining companies use to entice communities into leaving their lands. She describes how, in response, communities around the world...

Vandana Shiva – In Defence of Life

Vandana Shiva – In Defence of Life

  • Written on: 18 April 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

In this interview scientist and Earth Defender Vandana Shiva discusses the key ingredients for a strong mining resistance and deconstructs the myth that mining brings prosperity to the people. Drawing on her experiences resisting mining operations- and winning- in India, Vandana shows that small, well-organised communities can triumph against the...