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Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 10 February 2020

Preserving the legacy of the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta, Heart of the World

Rising abruptly from Colombia’s Caribbean coast, the Sierra Nevada de Santa Marta reaches 5,775 meters (18,946 ft.) at its highest points, the peaks...read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

Towards the integration of biodiversity in Environmental Impact Assessments of Bolivia

This book, developed within the framework of the project “German-Bolivian Partnership for Integrating Biodiversity Measures in Environmental Impact...read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

La Colosa: A Death Foretold

Alternative report about the AngloGold Ashanti gold mining project in Cajamarca, Tolima, Colombia. London-listed AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) and its La...read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

Most countries require an environmental impact assessment (EIA) before giving the green light to a mining project. EIA processes provide a valuable...read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

Hardrock Mining: Acid Mine Drainage

Factsheet on acid mine drainage, mining's most serious threat to water resources. A mine with acid drainage has the potential for long-term...read more

Mining | 28 January 2020

Predicting Water Quality at Hardrock Mines

In this study, we review the methods and models used to predict water quality at hardrock mine sites, with an emphasis on the state of the art and on...read more

Mining | 28 January 2020

Extractive Sectors and the Poor

This paper examines how states that rely on oil and mineral exports address the concerns of the poor. Its central finding is that oil and mineral...read more

Freshwater Sources, Mining, Public Participation, Toxic Pollution | 27 January 2020

Learning from Mendoza, Argentina: “Water is not negotiable

When citizens are aware of the importance of nature and the scale of the dangers it faces, they will not yield.read more

Mining | 27 January 2020

Dirty Metals: Mining, Communities and the Environment

The purpose of this report is to show how much metal there is in your life—from the gold in your jewelrytothe aluminum in your automobile—and to...read more

Mining | 27 January 2020

Breaking New Ground: An Agenda for Change (Chapter 16)

This final chapter contains the broad conclusions that emerged from the MMSD (Mining, Minerals and Sustainable Development project) process and an...read more

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