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Videos: YLNM and allies challenge mining industry at COP26

Videos: YLNM and allies challenge mining industry at COP26

     Image: Boldist Here we share video recordings of mining and climate-related events at the People's Summit on Climate Justice, which runs parallel to COP26 in November 2021. These recordings are taken from events organised by YLNM members and our...

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FINAL DECLARATION OF THE FORUM ON AGRO ECOLOGY AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

FINAL DECLARATION OF THE FORUM ON AGRO ECOLOGY AND FOOD SOVEREIGNTY

Forum on agroecology and food sovereignty as part of the International Day of Rural Women (October 15), we, ICKL, KJM, MPP, MPNKP, PAPDA, SOFA, Tèt Kole Ti Peyizan Ayisyen (TK), and other organizations throughout the country, as well as dozens of organizations in Haiti, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, North America, and Africa salute the courage and determination of farmers who work tirelessly to ensure the food sovereignty of our peoples.

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EU to hold special hearing on mining impacts

EU to hold special hearing on mining impacts

     Image: Snowchange Cooperative When: 9am-11:15am CET. 2nd December 2021. Where: European Parliament's Petitions and Environment committee online livestream. The EU is to hold a special hearing on the subject of the Environmental and social impacts...

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COP26: Challenging extractive greenwashing

COP26: Challenging extractive greenwashing

     Image: Boldist Here we share a summary of mining and climate-related events at the upcoming People's Summit on Climate Justice, which runs parallel to COP26. These events, organised by YLNM members and our allies, will: Expose how the mining...

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Interactive: Europe’s Extractive Frontiers

Interactive: Europe’s Extractive Frontiers

     Image: Bjørnevatn mine, Norway. Photo: Svein Lund New research by the YLNM Network has revealed a spike in the number of mining projects and massive expansion of areas under concession for mining on the island of Ireland and in Sweden, Finland and...

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Media Release: Communities expose stark realities of Lithium boom

Media Release: Communities expose stark realities of Lithium boom

On World E-mobility and Zero Emissions Day, a global network of communities directly impacted by lithium extraction have warned against drastically expanding mining in the name of green energy. Doing so risks trampling the rights of marginalised peoples and destroying ecosystems that play a vital role in regulating the global climate, they say.

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