On the YLNM blog we bring you the latest news from our global solidarity work. Here you can learn about the resistance work of YLNM members, take part in solidarity actions and catch up with our latest webinars, workshops and learning exchanges.
Rhetoric vs Reality: New research from Europe’s extractive frontiers
Image: the ongoing occupation against Nussir in Riehppovuotna/Repparfjorden, Norway. Photo: Svein Lund New research has revealed a spike in the number of mining projects and massive expansion of areas under concession for mining on the island of...
Interacting with European institutions and processes: A how-to guide for communities affected by mining
This how-to-guide is based on the experience and testimonies of European citizens and activists who have engaged with European Union mechanisms to register claims, petitions, and complaints related to the negative effects of existing or proposed mining projects in Europe.
Eurohpá ruvkedoaimmaid ruonán bassan
Eurohpá ruvkedoaimmaid ruonán bassan Miehtá Eurohpá leat ođđa ruvkefitnut brándejuvvon ođđasit buhtisin, ruonán ja vealtameahttumin dálkkádatdoaimmaid ektui. Duohtavuohta lea guittotge hui earálágan. Maŋimuš jagit leamašan ruvkeprošeavttaid fámolaš lassáneami áigi ja...
Grønnvaskingen av europeisk gruvedrift
Grønnvaskingen av europeisk gruvedrift Gjennom hele Europa blir nye gruveprosjekter markedsført som rene, grønne og avgjørende for klimahandling. Virkeligheten er helt annerledes. I de siste årene har vi sett en stor økning i antall gruveprosjekter, og en voldsom...
Activists derail Euro Sun’s plans for the Rovina mine
Image: Mining Watch Romania NGO, and local opposition groups, have today announced the environmental safeguarding of lands – totaling 23,009 sq. m– within ESM’s proposed Rovina Valley footprint. Canadian gold miner’s hopes of establishing...
YLNM members, allies, experts intervene at EU special hearing on mining impacts
Image: Snowchange Cooperative On the 2nd December, the EU held a special hearing on the subject of the Environmental and social impacts of mining activity in the EU. At this hearing, two EU Parliament researchers presented the findings of their...
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...
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.
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...
COP26: Red Lines Statement on Extractivism
Red Lines to prevent mining extractivism from de-railing climate justice and destroying culturally and environmentally sensitive areas:
mines and communities latest headlines
Canada: Cameco evacuated Cigar Lake uranium mine due to wildfires (10/07/2021)
Malaysia: Federal Court orders news site to pay gold miner in defamation suit (06/07/2021)
India: Tribunal halts tree cutting in Madhya Pradesh’s Buxwaha amid protests (05/07/2021)
USA: Thousands displaced by lithium fire in Illinois (03/07/2021)
Rights groups seek probe into death of Indonesian official opposed to gold mine (03/07/2021)
Malaysia’s Som Forest: Home to tapirs and elephants or mining site for Pahang royals? (01/07/2021)
Australia: The battles for Tasmania’s Tarkine rainforest (29/06/2021)
UK’s National Health Service calls for ban on neodymium toys (28/06/2021)
India’s Deep Ocean Mission: A race to the bottom (27/06/2021)
Zambia: Court decision on Lower Zambezi copper project raise concerns (25/06/2021)
Absolute Zero: Every new climate pledge is to distract people from the failed ones it replaces (24/06/2021)
Solomon Islands Minister calls for (temporary) mining moratorium (23/06/2021)
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