Three years of mud and struggle

Three years of mud and struggle

For the third anniversary of the Samarco tailings dam disaster, our friends in the Movement of People Affected by Dams in Brazil have issued a declaration: From the river to the sea, they will not silence us: 3 years of mud and struggle.
'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...
Mining waste threatens people and planet, says UN

Mining waste threatens people and planet, says UN

A new UNEP report summary “Mine Tailings Storage: Safety Is No Accident” finds mining waste dams threaten people and the environment. An international coalition of non-governmental organizations – London Mining Network, Earthworks, MiningWatch Canada and Amnesty...
Community representatives come to London for BHP AGM

Community representatives come to London for BHP AGM

Visitors from three of the thirteen countries that BHP operates in have come to London in search of accountability for the company’s operations in their respective homes. These range from the fall-outs of the widely-known Samarco dam disaster in Brazil, to the forced...