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Brazil’s Javari valley threatened by Peruvian oil, warn tribes (The Guardian)

Guardian caption: Matsés man Alesandro Dunu Mayoruna, from Sao Meireles village in Brazil, painted with achiote to receive visitors and talk about oil company Pacific Rubiales. Photograph: David Hill An indigenous people whose territories are divided by the Brazil-Peru border in … Continue reading

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Mining Map: Mandatory not Voluntary (Halifax Initiative)

PDF map produced for the 2006 National Roundtables on Corporate Social Responsiblity, to illustrate the broad global scope of Canadian mining injustices. For each mine profiled, amounts of Canadian public investment (through the Canadian Pension Plan (CPP) and Export Development … Continue reading

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Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the Environment (Earthworks & Oxfam)

This detailed 30 page 2004 report outlines a variety of environmental concerns related to metals mining, and includes discussion of cases from all over the world, including those of mines owned by Vancouver-based Goldcorp (owner of Glamis), Placer-Dome (now Barrick) and Turquoise Hill … Continue reading

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