Berkeley Energia uranium mining project in Spain ‒ the EU’s only new uranium mine?

Berkeley Energia uranium mining project in Spain ‒ the EU’s only new uranium mine?

Berkeley Energia’s planned uranium mine in Retortillo, Spain, faces resistance from a growing movement of local people and allies from Portugal to France. Richard Harkinson from the London Mining Network assesses the Australian-incorporated, London-listed company’s attempt to open the European Union’s only open-cast uranium mine. Re-posted from Nuclear Monitor with permission...

EL CAMPO CHARRO EN LUCHA POR LA INTENCIÓN DE UNA MULTINACIONAL AUSTRALIANA DE ABRIR UNA MINA DE URANIO A CIELO ABIERTO

EL CAMPO CHARRO EN LUCHA POR LA INTENCIÓN DE UNA MULTINACIONAL AUSTRALIANA DE ABRIR UNA MINA DE URANIO A CIELO ABIERTO

En pleno corazón de la dehesa salmantina se pretende construir una instalación radiactiva que tendrá efectos devastadores sobre el Medio Ambiente y la salud de los habitantes de toda la comarca, con implicaciones en Portugal (la frontera se encuentra a 30 km. en línea recta) y afección de un espacio...

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...

Armenian Villagers Up In Arms Against New Mining Project

Armenian Villagers Up In Arms Against New Mining Project

Originally published on Azatutyun.com on 10/09/15. The mayor and other residents of a village in the northern Lori province vehemently objected on Thursday to plans by a leading Armenian mining company to explore and possibly develop metal deposits close to their community. The company, Vallex Group, needs a government permission to...

Colorado River Indian Tribes stand against extreme extraction

Colorado River Indian Tribes stand against extreme extraction

  • Written on: 26 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Video by Peaceful Uprising – uploaded on 18/05/15. Colorado River Indian tribes in the Colorado river basin and their allies have been delivering a strong and sustained message against the rampant extractive operations that threaten their river. From tar sands to copper mining, they decry the use of river water – both sacred...

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...

Mining in India: Films

Mining in India: Films

Aljazeera: India’s Coal Rush This film documents the expansion of India’s energy sector, reliant on coal fired power stations, and its trail of violence, manipulation, landlessness and poverty. The film speaks to both those who benefit, and those who are most affected, by India’s huge coal mining industry. India: Coughing...