Barrick in the doldrums: shareholders angry about Pascua Lama
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Barrick in the doldrums: shareholders angry about Pascua Lama

For many years, Barrick Gold has been heavily investing in the ill-fated project of Pascua-Lama in Chile, despite the local opposition. From EJOLT. By Joan Martinez Alier Communities resist the destruction of glaciers in this area near the border of Argentina in the Andes and the danger this poses to the supply of water for irrigation in the Valle de Huasco. One of the main actors in this long debate has been the indigenous Diaguita...

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Namibia’s Rössing – Rio Tinto mine causes environmental and health problems
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Namibia’s Rössing – Rio Tinto mine causes environmental and health problems

Through two reports and a documentary, the EJOLT team working on nuclear energy sheds light on the dangers of uranium mining in Namibia. Two NGOs in Namibia (Earthlife Namibia and LaRRI), a Brazilian university (FIOCRUZ), a French independent laboratory specialised in radiation (CRIIRAD) and team coordinator Marta Conde (UAB) partnered to produce this remarkable set of action oriented resources. Source: EJOLT. By Marta Conde. After a...

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Salvati Rosa Montana- 4th International Forum
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Salvati Rosa Montana- 4th International Forum

Get up Stand Up! The 4th FAIUMP, Forum Against Unnecessary Imposed Megaprojects, was held at Rosia Montana (Romania) From *[rosiamontana.org] IV °FAUIMP Rosia Montana {Final Declaration} May 11th, 2014 – The fourth international forum against unnecessary imposed megaprojects was held in Ro?ia Montan? (Romania) between 8th and 11th of May, 2014. This place was chosen because it is the site of a fight against a highly destructive...

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Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Share
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Thousands March with Cowboy and Indian Alliance at “Reject and Protect” to Protest Keystone XL Pipeline Share

Cowboy and Indian Alliance Present a Painted Tipi to the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian as a Gift to President Obama Musician Neil Young and Actress Daryl Hannah join the protests Washington, DC — Thousands of people joined the farmers, ranchers, and tribal leaders of the Cowboy and Indian Alliance for a ceremonial procession along the National Mall to protest the Keystone XL pipeline this afternoon. The procession...

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The Woman Who Breaks Mega-Dams
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The Woman Who Breaks Mega-Dams

How to stop 7,200 megawatts of power with the force of law. An article on Goldman Environmental Prize winner Ruth Buendía Mestoquiari Source: The Atlantic Ruth Buendía Mestoquiari has built her career, and staked the fate of her people, on the law. But she doesn’t have a law degree. In fact, she didn’t even start elementary school until she was a teenager and didn’t finish high school until age 25. While her peers...

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‘A Toxic Legacy’ in Campagna?
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‘A Toxic Legacy’ in Campagna?

A response by [Entitle->http://cdca.it/spip.php?article2176&lang=en] fellow, Salvatore Paolo, to the short piece, ‘A Toxic Legacy’, that focuses on the links between environmental degradation and increasing cancer mortality in Campania. Today the short piece, ‘A Toxic Legacy‘, that reflects on the links between the environmental degradation and increasing cancer mortality in Campania was published on the blog of...

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