Can we imagine the change we really want?

Can we imagine the change we really want?

Fr Stan Swamy SJ RIP 8 July 2021 Dear friends, We have just launched the English version of a book and video primarily for children, Droplet and Wagtail’s Tailings Tale, about the effects of mining waste on ecosystems. This is our translation of excellent work...
Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Deadly dams, and victory over Dewley Hill mine

Dear friends, We at London Mining Network send you good wishes for Christmas and the New Year. May 2021 be considerably better than 2020! The UN Environment Programme (UNEP) and the Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), Co-Convenors of the Global Tailings...
County Durham residents take direct action against new opencast

County Durham residents take direct action against new opencast

Local residents block potential opencast coal site risking arrest to protect their community This morning (15/05/18) two Durham residents living just 300m from the controversial Bradley opencast coal extraction, blocked the gates to the work site for three hours,...
Slow Death in Siberia

Slow Death in Siberia

Russia is the third biggest exporter of coal. It has vast reserves in the Kuzbass in southern Siberia which nestles roughly north of Mongolia and Kazakhstan. 76 per cent of Russia’s coal exports come from this region, tying people from across the world to this remote,...
International campaigners object to Highthorn mine

International campaigners object to Highthorn mine

By Coal Action N etwork Three foreign human rights and environmental campaigners have come together to reject the application by Banks Group to mine at Highthorn, Northumberland. The local campaign, Save Druridge, have been doing brilliant work in raising fighting...