Will the Last European Oasis in Spain Be Subjected to Too High Water Demands?

16 September 2019 Meeting to be held on rights to and designation of water usage 26 September 2019 The Regional Government for Andalucía has officially announced a meeting for the Community of Users. This meeting for all interested parties will be held on 26 September 2019, at 16h30 at the restaurant Las Eras de Tabernas, … Continue reading Will the Last European Oasis in Spain Be Subjected to Too High Water Demands?

Critical High Court Application Pushes for Mining Sector Compliance

On Wednesday, 11 September 2019, in the Pietermaritzburg High Court, South Africa, a strong legal team is determined to ensure the right to appeal the dismissal of GET & MCEJO’s application exposing Tendele coal mine’s lack of compliance with environmental laws and the Constitution, and to ensure the mining sector complies with the law. MEDIA … Continue reading Critical High Court Application Pushes for Mining Sector Compliance

Save Our Wilderness: uMfolozi Municipality Spatial Development Framework Indicates Mining at Fuleni by iButho Coal Taken as Given

6 September 2019; Originally published by Save Our Wilderness on 5 September (link here). Picture credit and additional information: Map 18: Mining Areas indicates that the most potential mining land within the municipality is along the coast where most of the illegal and legal mining activities occur. Furthermore, the far western portion of the municipality, (within … Continue reading Save Our Wilderness: uMfolozi Municipality Spatial Development Framework Indicates Mining at Fuleni by iButho Coal Taken as Given

Evidence Transnational Campaigns on Human Rights Can Really Work

Originally published 20 August 2019 in Business & Human Rights Resource Centre; Author: Bama Athreya, Fellow at Open Society Foundations & an advisor to C&A Foundation A recent study finds that global campaigns on labour rights work – but need continued support to bring about real change.  Human rights advocates have worked across borders to … Continue reading Evidence Transnational Campaigns on Human Rights Can Really Work

Brazil: Vale Company to pay for damages caused by Brumadinho dam collapse

26 August 2019; originally published here by BBC 10 July 2019 A judge in Brazil has ordered mining giant Vale to pay compensation for all damages caused by the collapse of the Brumadinho dam in January. The collapse was Brazil’s worst industrial accident. The judge did not set a figure for the compensation but said that … Continue reading Brazil: Vale Company to pay for damages caused by Brumadinho dam collapse

Pablo Fajardo: abogado del pueblo y de la Amazonía

15 de agosto de 2019; publicado originalmente el 12 de junio de 2019 en Vatican News Autores: Manuel Cubías – Jean Charles Putzolu Las empresas transnacionales, muchas veces han mostrado su desprecio hacia los llamados países tercermundistas expoliando sus recursos. Las luchas de los campesinos y los indígenas contra estos gigantes pareciera destinada al fracaso. … Continue reading Pablo Fajardo: abogado del pueblo y de la Amazonía

CEDHU: Efectos de la Explotación Minera en la Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador

Publicado Comision Ecumenica de Derechos Humanos, 23 Julio 2019 Crédito de la foto: El Ministro de Hidrocarburos de Ecuador, Carlos Pérez (C), habla con los medios de comunicación mientras la producción de cobre comienza en el proyecto minero Mirador, de propiedad china, en Tundayme, Ecuador, el 18 de julio de 2019. REUTERS/Daniel Tapia; Enlace de … Continue reading CEDHU: Efectos de la Explotación Minera en la Cordillera del Cóndor, Ecuador

Tar Sands Timmy

Introducing Tar Sands Timmy, your guide to the Keystone XL project and dirty oil extraction in Alberta, Canada! See what Timmy has in store for the USA and points beyond. And you can help both the Beaver Lake Cree and Stay up-to-date with the latest animation; check it out below. #Stoptarsandsmining #Alberta #Canada #dirtyoil #TarSandsTrial … Continue reading Tar Sands Timmy

Should We Care About a Coal Mine In Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa?

“Through wilderness we remember and are brought home again.” Sir Laurens van der Post By Ronit Shapiro, Creator and Producer – Sisters of the Wilderness, Founder – One Nature Published 25 July 2019 In 2005 I was asked to organise an event at the Royal Geographic Society in London, to raise awareness to Africa’s wild … Continue reading Should We Care About a Coal Mine In Rural KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa?

Symphony of Science – Our Biggest Challenge

A musical investigation into the causes and effects of global climate change and our opportunities to use science to offset it. Featuring Bill Nye, David Attenborough, Richard Alley and Isaac Asimov. “Our Biggest Challenge” is the 16th episode of the Symphony of Science series by melodysheep.  Visit http://symphonyofscience.com for more science remixes! #climateaction #climatechange #CO2 … Continue reading Symphony of Science – Our Biggest Challenge