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Deep Seabed Mining: A new threat to our oceans

Blog entry by Charles Latimer - Oceans Campaign | August 1, 2013

This week London is playing host to the 2013 Deepsea Mining Summit, a meeting of companies and investors that seek to go to the least known ecosystems of the world, at the bottom of our oceans, and rip it apart.  Sounds a little crazy?

Communities stepping up to protect the environment

Blog entry by Stephanie Goodwin | July 12, 2013

Local communities are once again on the front lines of efforts to keep our west coast pristine.  Save Howe Sound is a local group of citizens who keep an eye on the world class beauty Howe Sound. They are promoting awareness of the...

First hand account of the activists’ arrest in Mahan

Blog entry by Vivek Goyal | May 9, 2014 1 comment

I asked them why were they here, at this hour? They said, "You will find out soon." We woke-up to the sound of loud knocking on our door. It took us a few minutes to realize what was happening. It was around 12.00 at night. Ten...

Opposition to Uranium Mining

Blog entry by Shawn Patrick Stensil | July 8, 2008 5 comments

There’s been a media frenzy this week over Cameco’s purchase of 550 tonnes of uranium or “yellowcake” from Iraq. Aside from highlighting the link between nuclear power and the nuclear weapons proliferation, the import of Saddam’s...

Greenpeace challenged Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold’s opposition to glacier...

Blog entry by Brian Blomme | March 1, 2011 1 comment

Greenpeace Argentina recently took on Canadian mining giant Barrick Gold to challenge the company on its efforts to block application of a new law to protect glaciers in Argentina. The action against Barrick Gold came just...

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