Dam collapse creates environmental disaster in Brazil

Video | 18 November, 2015

On November 5, 2015, two dams holding millions of cubic meters of mining waste gave way – launching one of the worst environmental disasters in Brazilian history. Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. 

Mud – full of dangerous metals – quickly overtook the nearby mining community of Mariana in Minas Gerais state. At least seventeen people were killed. Hundreds more have been displaced by the wall of sludge released in the dam collapse. Music: Echoes of Time by Kevin MacLeod

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Arctic 30: what they are, we are

Video | 25 November, 2013 at 20:00

The crew of the Esperanza show solidarity with the Arctic 30. (Music: 'Broken Day' - by My First Band) 2013-11-25

Arctic 30 members released on bail - Joyful moments in Saint Petersburg

Video | 23 November, 2013 at 13:31

Compilation featuring the emotional moments experienced by those members of the Arctic 30 who have this week been granted bail and released from prison in Saint Petersburg. 2013-11-22

First Russians of the "Arctic 30" released on bail

Video | 21 November, 2013 at 17:19

Freelance photographer Denis Sinyakov and Greenpeace activist Andrey Allakhverdov are released on bail from St Petersburg detention centre SIZO 1. They were arrested in September 2013 by Russian authorities following a Greenpeace protest against...

Colin Russell Detention Hearing in St Petersburg

Video | 19 November, 2013 at 19:40

Colin Russell delivers a powerful speech to media during his detention hearing at Primorskiy Court in St. Petersburg. The Russian Investigative Committee is applying to keep the detainees in prison for a further three months while they...

'Two Months of Injustice' Global Day of Solidarity

Video | 18 November, 2013 at 17:00

On Saturday 16th November 2013, at events at 265 cities in 43 countries, thousands of people took part in a day of solidarity to mark two months since the Arctic 30 were detained following a peaceful protest against Arctic oil drilling on...

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