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Colombia: is democracy the price for peace?

By Evi Declercq. Local referenda swept Colombia after one village succeeded in using them to stop a massive mine. Until the Colombian constitutional court took their power away.A small community in Colombia …

How the environmental justice movement transforms our world

It had cost them 22 years of resistance, 100 days of street mobilisation and 13 deaths from police fire. But on 28 May, a very controversial copper plant in India …

Blockadia map reveals global scale of anti-fossil fuel movement

By Alice Owen and Daria Rivin.As world leaders were flying out to Germany to negotiate climate action at COP23, activists begin blockading a nearby coal mine as part of a …

France destroys North Niger. Will the EU or UN act?

By Nick Meynen. Tens of thousands of people in Niger’s Arlit are exposed to often deadly radiation coming from the uranium mines around the city. AREVA, owned by the French …

Is sand the new oil? The global battle for sand is getting ugly

[LONGREAD]By Nick Meynen. Dubai is a fairytale world. Back in 1995 a jeep brought me to a region where you do not want to run out of fuel: Rub’ al …

Streaming Online Nocturnal Animals (2016)

Nocturnal Animals (2016) Full Movie Online Watch Free , English Subtitles Full HD, Free Movies Streaming , Free Latest Films. Quality : HD Title : Nocturnal Animals. Director : Tom Ford Release : …

Artvin’s stubborn people will not give up their fight against the destructive gold mine

By Cem Iskender Aydin. Residents of Artvin, a small town in the North-eastern Black Sea region in Turkey continue to resist the opening of a dangerous gold and copper mine in …

Global patterns of metal extractivism, 1950–2010: Providing the bones for the industrial society’s skeleton

By Anke Schaffartzik, Andreas Mayer, Nina Eisenmenger and Fridolin Krausmann. Mining operations have high social and environmental impact potential, and the increasing extraction and use of metals is likely to fuel …

Global patterns of metal extractivism, 1950–2010: Providing the bones for the industrial society’s skeleton

By Anke Schaffartzik, Andreas Mayer, Nina Eisenmenger and Fridolin Krausmann. Abstract During the second half of the 20th century, mining expanded globally and must be considered one of the dominant forms of …

The Xolobeni Heavy Minerals Sands Project on the Wild Coast, South Africa

Introduction The proposed mining of sand dunes on the Wild Coast of South Africa, located within the Mgungundlovu and Amadiba tribal administrative area, was due to take place in the late …

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