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An event in London promoting women in the mining sector is being challenged by women resisting the ecological and social devastation from mining projects.
Plans for hydro-electric dam on the land of two unique tribes in Guyana would lead to the destruction of a unique people and vast tracts of rainforest.
The board of controversial mining giant BHP Billiton is set to be criticised at its AGM next month by an Indonesian activist.
India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills.
In a landmark judgment, an Australian mining company has been fined for desecrating an Aboriginal sacred site.
Citizens concerned about the risks of deep sea mining targeted the Deep Sea Mining Industry Summit last week, picketing the Cumberland Hotel in London.
Mining giant Vedanta Resources has been humiliated ahead of its AGM after tribal villages in India voted against its plans to build a bauxite mine on their sacred mountain.
A groundbreaking new campaign has been launched in India to challenge the deep-seated prejudice that tribal peoples are ‘backwards’ and ‘primitive’.
Brazil’s head of indigenous affairs has resigned, citing ill health. Her resignation follows the police killing of a Terena Indian and moves against indigenous rights.
Papuan leaders have voiced their concern at plans for Indonesian soldiers to build 1,500 km of new roads in the next two years to accelerate ‘development’ in West Papua.