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Mining, Oceans | 8 September 2021

Reaction: IUCN Congress votes yes to a moratorium on deep-sea mining

Scientists have warned that deep-sea mining will cause large-scale, irreversible biodiversity loss and ecosystem degradation if permitted to occur.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 29 July 2021

Investor Alert: Belo Sun discloses misleading information to investors regarding controversial gold mining project in the Brazilian Amazon

In a complaint to the Ontario Securities Commission, a coalition of civil society organizations calls attention to the repeated dissemination of misleading information by Canadian-based company.read more

Capacity Building, Climate Change, Mining | 16 July 2021

Webinar "A Material Transition: Mining and the Renewable Energy Transition"

Presenting a report investigating the impacts of an increased demand for the minerals required to move away from fossil fuels.read more

Mining, Oceans | 22 January 2021

What you should know about deep-sea mining

We know very little about the ecosystems on the ocean floor and the real impacts of this type of mining.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Toxic Pollution | 19 January 2021

OECD to investigate human rights abuses filed against the owners of Cerrejón coal mine; BHP, Anglo American and Glencore

Parallel complaints also filed in Ireland against state owned-company for purchasing coal and Dublin-based sales wing of mining enterprise.read more

Accountability and Transparency, Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Human Rights, Indigenous Rights, Mining, Oceans | 21 December 2020

7 AIDA Advances of 2020

We’re especially proud to report on the progress we've made toward a healthy environment and climate justice in Latin America.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 20 August 2020

Championing Lake Poopó’s recovery to protect the life it holds

Bolivia's second largest lake has been damaged by the diversion of rivers, the climate crisis, and mining activities to the point of putting at risk all the life systems that depend on it.read more

Climate Change, Freshwater Sources, Indigenous Rights, Mining | 18 August 2020

Preserving Bolivia’s High-Andean lakes, sources of life

Located at 13,000 feet above sea level, in the high plateau of the Bolivian Andes, the Poopó and Uru Uru lakes are a source of life for indigenous...read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 1 July 2020

Mexico’s Federal Mining Law threatens human rights of indigenous peoples

International civil society organizations submitted amicus curiae briefs to the Mexican Supreme Court in support of the State of Puebla-based Masewal people’s constitutional action.read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 30 June 2020

Belo Sun project puts Amazon at serious risk of contamination

The Canadian company developing Belo Sun is failing to take sufficient measures to prevent a planned gold mine from contaminating groundwater and surface water sources.read more

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