Posts Tagged: mining
In more than two-thirds of the mining-related lawsuits against governments in the region, communities have been actively organizing against the mining activities.
Ecuador is marketing its lush rainforest to North American tourists. But there won't be much left if it drills for oil there.
Warnings about the human and environmental costs of “free trade” went unheeded. Now the most vulnerable Central Americans are paying the price.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
Given the roots of the ongoing conflict in North Kivu, military victory amounts to exchanging one group of exploiters for another.
Although known for decades for its oppressive behavior, Myanmar's government is capable of very little when it comes to conserving natural resources, promoting development, and protecting citizens.
The slaughter in the DRC is intricately linked to electronic components carried by millions of people in the United States and Europe.
What lies beneath the rare earth metals that the world so covets?