Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Beyond BHP: introducing the earth defenders

Meet the five environmental human rights defenders who are travelling from Latin America and the US to the UK for Beyond BHP: breaking free from the world’s biggest mining giant. From 13-20 October we will be mobilizing around the multinational’s annual general...
Delays and conflict at Minas Rio, Brazil

Delays and conflict at Minas Rio, Brazil

Anglo American has recently announced  that it will close its Minas Rio iron ore mine in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, if the licence for the third stage of mining development is not issued soon. The Minas Rio mine has been a source of grave concern for some residents...
'Water should be for life and not for death'

'Water should be for life and not for death'

The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) has released a report calling on mining companies to put people and the planet before profit. Mine Tailings Storage: safety is no Accident has been produced jointly by UNEP and the Norwegian foundation GRID-Adrenal. It...