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Blue Gold: The Tsilhqot’in Fight for Tezten Bay/Fish Lake (EVENT)

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First Nation announces blockade at new Imperial Metals mine (The Tyee)

By Kristian Secher A group of Tahltan Nation elders have blocked entry to Imperial Metals’ Red Chris mine near Iskut in northern British Columbia in response to a serious mining waste spill at the company’s Mount Polley mine. Red Chris … Continue reading

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Barrick Gold Using Coercive Settlement Provisions to Perpetuate Legacy of Environmental Harm (EarthRights International)

This article by Michelle Harrison at EarthRights International concerns the actions of Barrick Gold, which purchased the Vancouver-based Placer Dome in 2006. The piece examines Barrick’s insufficient settlement offer to Marinduque province in the Philippines, facing serious environmental contamination as a result of … Continue reading

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Gold and Democracy Don’t Mix – Eldorado Gold Faces Determined Opposition in Greece (MiningWatch)

MiningWatch Canada article on Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold’s controversial mining projects in Northern Greece. Article contains numerous links to more info, videos, and articles at the bottom.     [From the article:] Thursday, May 02, 2013 As Eldorado Gold holds its … Continue reading

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Exporting carbon: Canada’s new asbestos? (FOCUS online)

Article detailing problems with various Canadian schemes to produce and export more carbon, including Compliance Coal’s proposed Raven Underground Coal project near Fanny Bay.   [From the article by Briony Penn:] …But the Raven project wouldn’t be producing just coal. … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Teztan Biny / Fish Lake (Council of Canadians)

Background, videos, media and reports about the Tsilhqot’in peoples’ struggle to protect Teztan Biny (Fish Lake). Compiled by the Council of Canadians: [From the page:] Teztan Biny (Fish Lake) The  Council of Canadians stands with the Tsilhqot’in National Government in  rejecting … Continue reading

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The High Cost of Silver and Gold: Deadly Consequences in Mexican Mines (Latino Rebels Article)

This article provides an outline and context relating violence that occurred during 2012, near Fortuna Silver’s Cuzcatlán silver mine. [From the article by Jen Wilton:] San José del Progreso, Oaxaca – In a small, dry town in the south-west of Oaxaca, Mexico there … Continue reading

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