Reflecting on the causes of a disaster
On the evening of May 9, 2012 several hundred people gathered under rainy skies at the Westray Memorial Park in New Glasgow to commemorate the explosion that killed 26 min
The mining corporation Coal of Africa Ltd (CoAL) continues to push forward with plans to open a coking coal mine in the Venda region of South Africa. On Wednesday 11th April, CoAL held a 'Water Open Day' forum in Venda as part of their public...
Below, The London-based Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) discusses their ongoing effort to assist a struggling Dayak community in Indonesia's East Kalimantan province. Working alongside their Indonesian partner Telapak, EIA is providing the...
Anti-mining organizer Sakura Saunders speaks to CKUT about events last week in Toronto, where activists occupied a city park overnight before demonstrating at the site of the shareholders meeting for multinational mining giant Barrick Gold. CKUT spoke to Saunders on Monday, just after she had completed working on the 2012 Mining Injustice Conference.
The Paris-based Collective for the Defence of Malagasy Lands ("Collectif pour la défense des terres malgaches" or TANY) is asking the international community to send an urgent message to the heads of Sherritt International Inc. concerning the human and...
Two Algonquin First Nations in western Quebec are raising concerns about a proposed rare earth open pit mine on their traditional lands. In a joint press statement, Wolf Lake and Eagle Village First Nation explain that Matamec Explorations Inc., wants to...
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La 3e édition du colloque international "Plan Nord, plans Sud" a eu lieu à l'U.Q.À.M., ce weekend.
Two Canadian mining companies are trying to obtain permits for two unrelated mining projects that threaten O'odham water resources and sacred sites in southern Arizona. Lori Riddle, Akimel O'odham citizen and founder of Gila River Alliance for a Clean...
An investigative report from Earthworks and MiningWatch Canada exposes how mining companies around the world use rivers, oceans, and lakes as private dumping grounds for toxic mine waste. The report, Troubled Waters: How Mine Waste Dumping is Poisoning...
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In an age of climate change, controversial multinational seeks to re-open Donkin mine
Halifax - Erdene Resource Development Corp., and giant multi-national coal exporter Xtrata, continue to move through federal en
Kado Muir is the Chairperson of the West Australia Nuclear Free Alliance and spokesperson for the Ngalia people. He is also custodian for Yeelirrie, the site of a uranium deposit that is under exploration by BHP Billiton. The word Yeelirrie or Youlirrie...
The American mining corporations' dirty little secret finally comes into the light of day - and is being exposed for what it is -- sometimes illegal, socially irresponsible and, in many cases, deadly. Uranium mining is scarring the landscape, harming the...
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Robert Redford sounds the alarm about the proposed Pebble Mine in Bristol Bay, Alaska, which would endanger rare whales, the world's greatest sockeye salmon runs and the communities that depend on them for survival. For more information and to sign the...