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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

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 17 June 2020

Expert report: proposed gold mine in Brazilian Amazon presents unacceptable risk

Hydrogeologist recommends that Canadian company Belo Sun’s licence be revoked.read more

Indigenous Rights, Mining | 4 June 2020

Continued extractive activities put indigenous and rural communities at increased risk from the pandemic

States must implement comprehensive and concerted health strategies to respect, guarantee and protect indigenous and peasant communities near mining or oil exploitation projects.read more

Capacity Building, Human Rights, Mining | 13 May 2020

Webinar "A Just Transition: Why should industrialized countries reduce their consumption of raw materials? The case of Germany"

We presented the proposals of an NGO network in Germany to achieve a reduction in the consumption of raw materials and to include the perspectives of producer countries.read more

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 presents a diagnostic evaluation of the degree to which biodiversity has been integrated in Bolivian EIAs applied in several economic sectors.read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

La Colosa: A Death Foretold

Alternative report about the AngloGold Ashanti gold mining project in Cajamarca, Tolima, Colombia.read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

Guidebook for Evaluating Mining Project EIAs

The guidebook will help identify flaws in mining project plans, and explore ways that mining companies can reduce the public health hazards associated with mining.read more

Mining | 30 January 2020

Hardrock Mining: Acid Mine Drainage

Acid mine drainage is mining's most serious threat to water resources. A mine with acid drainage has the potential for long-term devastating impacts on rivers, streams and aquatic life.read more

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