YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM Shortlisted for 2019 Spring Prize

YLNM is delighted to be shortlisted as one of 50 projects worldwide being considered for the Lush Spring Prize 2019! That we have got this far is down to the work of the vibrant, diverse and incredibly courageous individuals, communities, organisations and networks that make up YLNM. These people are...

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse.

IPCM and YLNM Joint Statement: Justice for the victims of Brumadinho mining dam collapse. Shut down Vale SA! The International People’s Conference on Mining (IPCM) and the Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM) offer heartfelt sympathies to the victims of the worst environmental disaster in Brazil’s history —...

The message reverberated well and clear in El Salvador: Sí a la Vida No a la Minería Metálica!

The Yes to Life No to Mining Network (YLNM), a global alliance of movements and organization opposing destructive mining and pursuing alternatives to extractivism, congratulates the Salvadoran people for passing a national law banning metal mining in El Salvador....

Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Movie-like intimidation and obstruction tactics at Certej in Romania

Members of Mining Watch Romania, a  YLNM member organisation, report suffering intimidation, obstruction and abuse during a fact finding mission to the Certej Mine, Romania.     Mining Watch activists were aggressed and abused by Deva Gold employees on last Tuesday at Certej in Romania. Their right of path on...

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Resistance, exchange, (post)extractivism: YLNM Coordinators meet in Galicia- in photos

Photographs from Wale Obayanju, Hannibal Rhoades, Natalie Lowrey. 13/03/2017 Earlier this month, YLNM’s 9 Regional coordinators met for the first time in Galicia, Spain, to explore the future of the YLNM network and exchange with local anti-mining movements. This photo story shares the coordinators’ experiences. Enjoy!   Day 1 & 2....

YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

ContraMINAcción — YLNM joins ContraMINAcción to celebrate third Meeting on Impacts of Mining, in Galicia

YLNM member network ContraMINAcción will celebrate its third Meeting on Impacts of Mining next Saturday, March 4th in Santiago de Compostela (Vite Socio-Cultural Center), from 10:30AM. The meeting will bring together several international organizations that are part of the global network Yes to Life, No to Mining Network (YLNM), along with...

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...

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Mining on Top Africa: London Summit Disrupted

Yesterday members of UK civil society held an action in central London to challenge the Mining On Top Africa: London Summit. Two of us managed to get into the conference cocktail reception and hand a UK-African Civil Society letter to a senior member of SNL Metals and Mining- the conference’s main...