Dec 212010

Video: La Laguna Negra By Michael Watts Laguna Negra is a film that explores the core values of a subsistence farming community in Huancabamba (Peru), the way the fabric of this society has been threatened by large scale mining and the destructive outcome of imposing a capital intensive model of development on a society based […]

Dec 152010

Source: INDIGENOUS ENVIRONMENTAL NETWORK                       “Industrialized society must redefine its’ relationship with the sacredness of Mother Earth” 1. Leave Fossil Fuels in the Ground Leave the coal in the hole – the oil in the soil – the tar sand in the land. Offshore accidents prove oil and water don’t mix. Climate change is caused […]

Nov 282010

Fuente: Enlace Indigena  CAOI Foro de los Pueblos Indígenas Minería, Cambio Climático y Buen Vivir  Museo de la Nación, Lima, 18 al 20 de noviembre de 2010  Los pueblos indígenas, comunidades y organizaciones sociales del Abya Yala, hermanos de África y Europa, hijos de la Madre tierra, Reunidos en el Foro Minería, Cambio Climático y […]

Nov 282010

Source: CISPES On Thursday, November 25, seven members of the Environmental Committee of Cabañas (CAC) will face charges filed by the Canadian mining company Pacific Rim in the local Sensuntepeque Court of the Peace in Cabañas. Currently, Pacific Rim is suing the government of El Salvador for $77 million dollars in alleged “lost profits” using […]

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