Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.
Allowing oil, mining, and gas companies to continue to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached in the COP26 in Glasgow.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
How ordinary people saved a country from corporate greed.
Water defenders in El Salvador are offering hopeful development priorities, policies, and trajectories for the future. They aren’t alone.
Across the Global South, international mining companies use disturbing tactics to forcibly open mining operations against the wills of local communities.
Global South communities affected by mining face multiple pandemics — health, economic, violence, militarization, and corporate capture.
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
OceanaGold has not adhered to its commitments under its mining permit and various Philippine laws and regulations.
OceanaGold’s mining agreement in the Philippines expires in 2019. Now’s a great time to act on the company’s reforestation scam.