¿La Minería es Sustentable?

¿La Minería es Sustentable?

Como parte del trabajo del Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina (OCMAL), compartimos el Capítulo 1 ¿La Minería es Sustentable?, que constituye parte del conjunto de piezas audiovisuales de la Campaña “Minería: (De)construyendo el futuro de todos”. Otros películas: Capítulo 1: ¿La Minería es Sustentable? Capítulo 2: ¿Es la...

Deep sea mining? Leave my down below alone!

Deep sea mining? Leave my down below alone!

  • Written on: 03 May 2017
  • Posted under: Videos

Video by Seas at Risk. Mr Smashing makes a comeback with a deep sea mining disco love song. Destroying the deep sea to get metals for our throw-away mobile phones and other e-devices? Seas At Risk thinks it is better to step up efforts on the circular economy – make...

Beneath the surface: Practical films to help communities fight mining

Beneath the surface: Practical films to help communities fight mining

In this series of short videos from the New Media Advocacy Project, communities resisting mining around the world share their knowledge both of the impacts of mining and how they are fighting back. The films offer practical advice for communities resisting mining. Other films in the series include: Beneath the...

#VideoAsEvidence

#VideoAsEvidence

  • Written on: 13 May 2016
  • Posted under: Videos

Video captured by citizens and activists can be instrumental in drawing attention to human rights abuses, calling for investigations and advocating for change. But many filmers want their videos to do more: they want their footage to expose abuse and help bring about justice. However, the quality of citizen video...

Video As Evidence: Field Guide | Witness Recursos

Video As Evidence: Field Guide | Witness Recursos

Video captured by citizens and activists can be instrumental in drawing attention to human rights abuses, calling for investigations and advocating for change. But many filmers want their videos to do more: they want their footage to expose abuse and help bring about justice. However, the quality of citizen video...

Take Action: Canadian Aura Minerals Inc. Using Threats And Illegal Detentions To Crush Protests And Expand Gold Mine Into 200-year Old Cemetery In Honduras

Take Action: Canadian Aura Minerals Inc. Using Threats And Illegal Detentions To Crush Protests And Expand Gold Mine Into 200-year Old Cemetery In Honduras

Alongside the Honduras Solidarity Network, YLNM member group Rights Action are calling for support to pressure Aura Minerals Inc, a Canadian mining company, over their use of intimidation tactics in the community of Azacualpa, Honduras. Read this primer, watch the video and learn how to take action. In April 2014,...

Interviews: Festival of Resistances and Rebellions

Interviews: Festival of Resistances and Rebellions

  • Written on: 23 October 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

Originally posted by Intercontinental Cry. The World Festival of Resistances and Rebellions against Capitalism was a landmark gathering that took place between December 3 and January 3 2014 in Chiapas, Mexico. Organized by the Zapatista Army of National Liberation (EZLN) and the National Indigenous Congress (CNI), Festival RaR brought together...

Payada pa Satan

Payada pa Satan

  • Written on: 08 October 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

This subtle, moving animation tells a near universal story of the struggle communities face when mega-mining comes to the places they live, work in and have cared for for generations. Destroying ecosystems,  causing illness and destitution, turning neighbour against neighbour, mining is characterised as the devil’s work in this powerful...

The USA’s Toxic Mining Law of 1872

The USA’s Toxic Mining Law of 1872

  • Written on: 21 August 2015
  • Posted under: Videos

This brilliant one and a half minute animation from Mark Fiore humorously explores the absurdities of the USA’s (still current) Mining Law of 1872. This piece of legislation, signed into existence by Ulysses. S.Grant at a time when mining meant pick-axes and pans, has been giving away US citizens’ public...

Earthworks and US Citizens Expose Fracking Pollution

Earthworks and US Citizens Expose Fracking Pollution

A Film by Earthworks Using a cutting edge FLR Thermal Camera, communities in the USA- in partnership with NGO Earthworks- are exposing the invisible fracking pollution caused by the oil and gas industry. There are over 1 million active oil and gas wells in the US. By putting this camera...