Posts Tagged ‘ mining ’

Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

21. Oktober 2017
Turkey: Environmental Activists Killed

from The Guardian Ali and Aysin Büyüknohutçu who were killed in their home after winning a campaign to shut down a marble quarry. Cedar branches whisper in the Anatolian breeze. Twigs crunch underfoot. A truck rumbles from a distant marble quarry. The crack of a hunter’s rifle echoes through the forest. The sounds of...
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Australia: Community Members Face Court Over Peaceful Action to Stop Adani’s Dangerous Coal Mine

Australia: Community Members Face Court Over Peaceful Action to Stop Adani’s Dangerous Coal Mine

from Frontline Action on Coal Bowen, 17th October: Several upstanding members of the community will today appear in the Bowen Magistrates Court after they peacefully blocked the road into Adani’s Abbot Point coal port, as part of a growing community campaign to stop Adani building their mega coal mine in Central Queensland. The community members are...
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Elders Rising Against PR Springs Tar Sands Mine in Utah

Elders Rising Against PR Springs Tar Sands Mine in Utah

by Elders Rising / Popular Resistance SALT LAKE CITY — Tuesday morning, September 26, organizers from Elders Rising called for land restoration and inter-generational justice at the PR Spring tar sands mine in eastern Utah. While sitting in rocking chairs outside the mine, seniors sang songs and held banners to bring attention to US...
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Mesoamerican Movement Against the Extractive Mining Model (M4) Reportback

Mesoamerican Movement Against the Extractive Mining Model (M4) Reportback

from Mesoamerican Movement Against Mining translated by Earth First! Journal Just like the past five years in the Syrian Valley in Honduras, the communities, peoples and organizations that make up M4 have met from September 22 to 25 in the City of San José in Costa Rica to recognize and reaffirm ourselves in the...
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This Activist Uses Drones to Monitor Coal Companies (Video)

by Vice News / YouTube
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Skillshares Camp in Progress in Germany’s Hambach Forest

Skillshares Camp in Progress in Germany’s Hambach Forest

from Hambach Forest This year’s Fall Skillshare Camp has been filled with numerous workshops on the diverse subjects ranging from anarcho feminist theory and practice to multiple direct action skills and strategies. Like always it has offered all those resisting capitalist exploitation of the planet and numerous communities a chance to come together and...
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Ende Gelände: The Battle for Coal on the Potato Field

Ende Gelände: The Battle for Coal on the Potato Field

by Janek Rovensky and Petr Zewlak Vrabec / Political Critique Ende Gelände – two words that have become synonymous with a nonviolent, radical, mass- and non-hierarchical movement for climate justice in Europe. On the last weekend of August, thousands of people wearing the distinctive white overalls with a reversed pick and a hammer were...
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Philippines: Lumad Communities Resisting Extractive Operations

Philippines: Lumad Communities Resisting Extractive Operations

from Ruptura Colectiva translated by Earth First! Journal The courage, leadership and perseverance of human rights defenders in Mindanao, especially women lumad, is a lesson of humility and inspiration for us. The Philippines and more specifically Mindanao — the second largest island in size, located in the southern tip of the country, rich in...
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Romanian Unesco Site Proposal May be Halted to Allow Gold Mining

Romanian Unesco Site Proposal May be Halted to Allow Gold Mining

by Kit Gillet / The Guardian Romania’s prime minister has suggested his government will withdraw an application to have the Roman gold-mining area of Roșia Montană declared a Unesco world heritage site, potentially reviving controversial plans to resume mining. Roșia Montană sits on Europe’s largest-known gold deposits – an estimated 314 tonnes of gold...
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Protest Camp Set Up at Sisson Mine’s Proposed Tailings Pond, Canada

Protest Camp Set Up at Sisson Mine’s Proposed Tailings Pond, Canada

by Tracy Glynn / NB Media Co-op Jacinda Mack, fourth from the left, and the Wolastoqiyik grandmothers at their camp site at the proposed Sisson mine site. Photo from Jacinda Mack Ekpahak/Fredericton – Jacinda Mack, a Nuxalk and Secwepemc woman from British Columbia, was on the unceded Wolastoq and Passamaquoddy territories in New Brunswick...
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Growing Resistance to Montagne d’Or Mine in Guiana

Growing Resistance to Montagne d’Or Mine in Guiana

from Humanite.fr translated by Earth First! Journal The excavation would lead to the artificial and permanent creation of two 100-meter-high rock piles and a 70-m-high dammed mountain containing 54 million tonnes of sludge from the process of detaching gold from the rock with cyanide. Opposition to the largest primary gold mining project ever offered...
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Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

Oaxaca: Mixtec Blood Spilled Over Mining Concessions

from Regeneración Radio   I. Massacre Carried Out on Top of Mineral Deposits Beginning June 13, 2016, the Mixtec population blocked the way of federal forces arriving in Oaxaca to impose the Education Reform. On the morning of June 19, 2016, the blockade located by the town of Nochixtlán is removed. The majority of...
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