The Huffington Post has published an article on the case of Máxima Acuña:
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The scientific journal Environmental Research Letters has published “Global demand for gold is another threat for tropical forests” by Nora Alvarez and Mitchell Aide. Using advanced land-mapping techniques, they analysed changes in forest cover at gold-mining sites in tropical moist forests of South America. Gold mining causes significant alteration to …
On the 3 December 2014, LAMMP presented a session at the annual UN Forum on Business and Human Rights in Geneva.
The 2014 United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights is being held in Geneva from 1st to 3rd of December.
A delegation of rural and indigenous women from Peru, Guatemala and El Salvador will denounce human rights violations committed by both states and the extractive industry at the UN Forum on Business and Human Rights, 1-3 December in Geneva.
According to the Independent newspaper, El Salvador (Central America’s smallest country) may be becoming the anti-mining capital of the world.
More must be done to improve the social and environmental performance, transparency and reputation of UK-registered mining companies.
Stunning portraits of indigenous women activists fighting oil exploration in the Amazon from Felipe Jacome’s Amazon: Guardians of Life are shown on the website of the Washington Post.
The Policy Department of the Directorate-General for External Policies of the European Parliament has commissioned a report into human rights violations worldwide against indigenous peoples by the extractive industries.
“It is essential to reform our political system and laws which currently back this economic model. One of the hardest and most difficult manifestations of this model is the criminalization of the protest and the repression by the state-owned forces put at the service of the companies, which has …