With our allies, we’ve prepared a legal brief to support the Wayúu people’s rights to water, health, and food sovereignty in Colombia.
International organizations appeal to Colombia’s highest court over human rights violations at one of the largest open pit coal mines in the world.
The pandemic provided opportunities for more exploitation, but communities kept rising up despite greater adversity.
In Patagonia, an Indigenous community’s fight against repressive mining interests mirrors struggles across the hemisphere.
Global mining companies have used the pandemic to push unwanted projects on vulnerable communities, who are fighting back — and sometimes winning.
A new wave of extractivism from the Global South is the hidden side of the energy transitions in the North.
An attempted assassination, criminalization, and violent eviction in 2014 didn’t stop the Peaceful Resistance of La Puya in Guatemala.
The region faces a choice between top-down “green growth” and bottom-up efforts to transform economies.
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.
Pakistan is the latest country to reject the system that allows private investors to sue governments in international tribunals. But Ecuador is back-tracking and the lawsuits continue to proliferate.
In the face of extractive industries’ enormous economic clout, Central Americans are facing increasing displacement and threats to their democratic rights.
Pan American Silver paves the way for ecologically and socially destructive mines, and lets communities deal with the fallout.
Under U.S. trade agreements, corporations are suing developing country governments for sums that far outstrip the value of humanitarian aid.
In a battle to protect their rivers and waterways, the people of El Salvador came together to ban mineral mining.