Mining/Environment

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Algonquins vs. Frontenac Ventures: Against The Current vol. 134
Marie, P.
Article
2008
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, Cecile
Article
2015
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
Article
2012
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
Article
2014
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
Weedall, Gemma
Article
2014
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
Boyd, Stephanie
Film/Video
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...
Fatal Extraction: Australian Mining's Damaging Push Into Africa
Unclassified
2015
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
Unclassified
2015
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...
The Hazards of Uranium Mining
Article
1979
This leaflet summarizes Britich Columbia opposition to uranium mining.
In China's Inner Mongolia, mining spells misery for traditional herders
Denyer, Simon
Article
2015
China's relentless drive for minerals is wreaking havoc on pastoral lifestyles.
Investigation Reveals 'Environmental Ruin' And Workers Rights Abuses
Fitzgibbon, Will
Article
2015
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
Lasker, John
Article
2009
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
Book
1976
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
Polsgrove, Carol
Article
2011
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
Shapiro, Tricia
Book
2010
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
Lendman, Stephen
Article
2011
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
Article
2011
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?
Gies, Heahter
Article
2015
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...
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
Ozkan, Kermal
Article
2014
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
Guerra, Rene
Article
2015
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
Friedlander, Sasha
Film/Video
2011
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?
Labrador, Gabriel
Article
2015
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...

Connexions Directory of Groups & Websites

Global Witness
Exposing corruption and environmental abuse. We know that sustainable and transparent use of natural resources can help to fund the development needs of many of the poorest people on earth. Yet mil...
MiningWatch Canada
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.

Sources Library

Emergency Rally at TSX today - Imperial Metals Mount Polley Tailings Spill
Sources News Release
2014
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...

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Canadian Environmental Network
Website
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....

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