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Changing public policy and mining practices to ensure the health of individuals, communities and ecosystems.
August 18, 2016 |
Organizations in the south-central highlands of Ecuador are calling on authorities to declare high-altitude wetlands surrounding the country's third-largest city free of mining.
August 8, 2016 |
The World Social Forum is coming to Montreal August 9-12 and MiningWatch will be there to focus on predatory extractivism work together for a fair and just world.
June 24, 2016 |
A human rights group in Papua New Guinea alleges that no progress has been made on the claims of 256 victims of Barrick PJV security personnel.
June 8, 2016 |
British Columbians are disproportionally more on the hook for cleaning up the mess left behind by the mining industry.
May 16, 2016 |
A new report finds that the BC government lets mining companies off the hook for the full costs of environmental reclamation and leaves taxpayers liable for more than $1.5 billion.
April 8, 2016 |
If this gigantic open pit mine is approved, it would set a bad precedent not only for Kamloops, but for communities across BC and Canada in terms of health, public safety, and environmental standards.
March 16, 2016 |
Five years after the mine opened and 339 environmental infractions later, the citizens of Malartic are preparing a class action lawsuit. They hope Kamloops residents don't suffer the same fate.
March 4, 2016 |
Early yesterday morning, March 3, armed individuals forcibly entered and assassinated Honduran activist Berta Cáceres in her home in La Esperanza. Gustavo Castro Soto was injured during the attack.
February 1, 2016 |
Thousands gathered in southern Peru despite word that police officers protecting the Constancia mine had been authorized to use deadly force against protestors.
January 20, 2016 |
Local, provincial, and national groups are asking the federal and provincial governments to halt the review period on the Application for proposed Ajax open pit mine in Kamloops.
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