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Algonquins vs. Frontenac Ventures: Against The Current vol. 134
I recently returned from a little-publicized “political hotbed” ignited by Frontenac Ventures Corporation (FVC), a private mining company causing grave injustices against the Ardoch First Nation commu...
Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa
Schilis-Gallego discusses Australian mining companies' involvement in violence and human rights violations in Africa.
Beyond capitalist green economy: In defence of Mother Earth and the commons
Democratic Left Front
The Democratic Left Front calls for action against destructive corporate interests that are driving the commercialisation and commodification of the natural environment.
Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim and El Salvador's struggle against corporate impunity
Buxton, Nick; Brennan, Brid; Tognoni, Andrea; Aguiar, Diana
The controversial legal case that Canadian mining firm Pacific Rim has launched against El Salvador has added fuel to the growing international debate on the balance of corporate rights and responsibi...
Capitalism is failing the planet
If we continue with capitalist business as usual, there will be disastrous consequences for humanity. Capitalism is in unavoidable conflict with environmental sustainability because of three key featu...
The Devil Operation
A tale of corporate espionage unfolds in this exposé of torture, intimidation, and murder of Peruvian eco-activists and indigenous farmers. Shocking video footage, horrifying photos, and meticulous re...
Ecodefense: A Field Guide to Monkeywrenching. Second Edition
Foreman, Dave; Haywood, Bill
Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa
Australian-listed mining companies are linked to hundreds of deaths and alleged injustices which wouldn’t be tolerated in better-regulated nations. The stories are from people across Africa, and are r...
Australian Mining Companies Digging A Deadly Footprint in Africa: Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa
Fitzgibbon, Will; Hamilton, Martha M.; Schilis-Gallego, Cécile
A pattern of links between mining activities and deaths, disfigurement, environmental destruction and displacement suggests a troubling track record for Australian companies seeking wealth from Africa...
Fighting for Their Water and Their Lives, Communities Take Direct Action Against Barrick Gold in the Dominican Republic
People who live near the Pueblo Viejo gold mine iin Dominican Republic struggle to gain accountabilty from the Canadian-owned companies running it. Their environment has been poisoned and they want fu...
The Hazards of Uranium Mining
This leaflet summarizes Britich Columbia opposition to uranium mining.
In China's Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
China's relentless drive for minerals is wreaking havoc on pastoral lifestyles.
Investigation Reveals 'Environmental Ruin' And Workers Rights Abuses
Broken promises to impoverished communities, serious environmental concerns and poor health and safety records linked to Australian mining companies have all been revealed by Africa’s largest ever col...
Looting Africa: Canadian Company Eyes Gold in Democratic Republic of Congo
A Canadian mining company is prepared to bring hundreds of millions of dollars in gold out of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, one of Africa's most embattled and poorest countries. One expert say...
Mapoon - Book Three: The Cape York Aluminum Companies (Alcan, Comalco, R.T.Z., Kaiser, C.R.A., Billiton, Pechiney, Tipperary) and the Native Peoples
Chronicle of the policies and actions of the Aluminium Companies with respect to the native peoples and their land claims.
The March on Blair Mountain: A Historic Day in West Virginia
The coal industry is an industry which has admitted it can not make a profit without breaking laws.
Mountain Justice: Homegrown Resistance to Mountaintop Removal, for the Future of Us All
In recent years, local people fighting against Mountaintop Removal's destruction of their homes in West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, and Virginia have invited volunteers from outside Appalachia's co...
Mountaintop Removal: Environmental And Human Destruction For Profit
Coal River Mountain Watch (CRMW) is an initiative "to stop the destruction of our communities and environment by mountaintop removal, to improve the quality of life in our area, and to help rebuild su...
The murder of the Mon Valley
Only the combined struggle of the international working class can overcome the tyranny of capital and transform the world into a place fit for human beings. This must be our goal. Otherwise the murder...
OceanaGold vs El Salvador: Foreshadowing 'Trade' Under the TPP?
The Central American country of El Salvador could be forced to pay US$301 million to Canadian-Australian mining multinational OceanaGold as the two face off in a World Bank investor-state tribunal wit...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - August 21, 2015: Canadian federal election, mining and the environment
Diemer, Ulli (editor); Rickwood, Darien Yawching (production)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Featuring the Canadian federal election, mining and the environment, failure of Syriza in Greece, refugees, veterans of India's struggle for independence.
'Our Rivers are Black with Coal' - living with Siberia's mines
A look at the aggressive coal mining industry in Siberia where local opposition and human rights are ignored, and indigenous communities and ecosystems are being destroyed.
Rio Tinto's 'sustainable mining' claims exposed: Rio Tinto uses its sustainability reporting to bolster the argument that it is a responsible company and therefore entitled to a license to
Global mining giant Rio Tinto markets itself as a 'sustainable company'. But serious failures in its reporting, and its attempt to hold an Australian indigenous group to ransom, reveal a very differen...
Salvadorans Warn Canadians about World Bank's Kangaroo Court
In anticipation of an imminent ruling from the World Bank's little known investor-state arbitration tribunal that could force El Salvador to pay Canadian mining firm OceanaGold US$301 million, a Salva...
Where Heaven Meets Hell
Drawing strength from their families and their Muslim faith, Indonesian sulfur miners face gruelling labour and treacherous conditions on an active volcano, while struggling to overcome the desperate ...
Will El Salvador be forced to pay $301 million for valuing clean water over gold?
The Central American state of El Salvador could be forced to pay US$301 million in damages to an Australian-Canadian mining company, OceanaGold, after the company's application for a mining license wa...
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MiningWatch Canada is a pan-Canadian organization supported by environmental, social justice, aboriginal and labour organizations. It addresses the urgent need for a public interest response to irresp...
West Coast Environmental Law Association
To provide legal advice, representation, education and research which seeks to ensure enviromental protection and effective public involvement in environmental decision-making.
Emergency Rally at TSX today - Imperial Metals Mount Polley Tailings Spill
Sources News Release
In response to the devastating Mount Polley Imperial Metals tailings spill in the Secwepemc Territory in BC earlier this week, Secwepemc Women Warrior Society Member Kanahus Manuel and allies are gath...
On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New Zealand
Roy, Eleanor Roy
A look at the black market in gold in New Zealand and the efforts to thwart opportunists who sneak onto private farm land and national parks without permits to mine illegally.
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Canadian Environmental Network
The Canadian Environmental Network (CEN) facilitates networking between environmental organizations and others who share its mandate - To Protect The Earth And Promote Ecologically Sound Ways Of Life....