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Guatemala's Mining Laws Are Stoking Conflict: Now Is the Moment to Act ACTION
World  (tags: Indigenous peoples, Guatamala, mining, human rights, environment, habitatdestruction, healthconditions )

Nancy
- 97 days ago - e-activist.com
Intensive gold and silver mining and other resource extraction in Guatemala are taking place without proper consultation with local communities, creating conflict.
Sign the No Dirty Gold Pledge ACTION
World  (tags: mining, dirty gold, money, business, corruption, corporate, ecosystems, humanrights )

Nancy
- 313 days ago - org.salsalabs.com
Demand that the global mining industry provide retailers and consumers an alternative to dirty gold.
Earth Day 2013: Land for Food Under Attack Worldwide
World  (tags: loss of land for farming, farmland as commodity, land grabbing, scarcity, starvation, speculative investment, water, development, mining, mad money grab )

Judy
- 611 days ago - commondreams.org
As Earth Week 2013 rolls around, a frenzy of land grabbing threatens our food supply, Indigenous land use practices, access to water and the future of farming.
Nintendo: Slavery Is Not a Game ACTION
World  (tags: conflict minerals, Congo, SEC, Dodd-Frank, mining, conflict, death, Nintendo, violence, world )

Nancy
- 833 days ago - walkfree.org
Ask Nintendo to take the first step toward conflict-free products by auditing its supply chain and making that information public:
SEC Rules on Conflict Minerals: Positive Step But Threat of Lawsuit Lingers
World  (tags: conflict minerals, Congo, SEC, Dodd-Frank, mining, conflict, death, violence, world )

Nancy
- 852 days ago - enoughproject.org
On Wednesday, after years of energized attention from activists across the United States, the SEC voted to adopt conflict minerals regulations for Section 1502 of the Dodd-Frank Financial Reform Act.
Judge Halts Rail Project Close to Earth's Most Threatened Tribe
World  (tags: Amazon, Brazil, President Dilma, destruction, ecosystems, Vale, mining, awa tribewildlife, habitatdestruction )

Nancy
- 869 days ago - survivalinternational.org
In a major setback for mining giant Vale, the ruling demands an immediate freeze on expansion work along the Carajás railway, and sets a daily penalty of US$25,000 for any breach.
Protect Child Laborers From Mercury Poisoning ! PLEASE SIGN ! !
World  (tags: humans, HumanRights, children, mercury, poisoning, mining )

Cher
- 1128 days ago - forcechange.com
One million children worldwide engage in low-tech artisanal gold mining and work with mercury on a daily basis. Mercury is one of the most toxic substances on earth, with no known safe level of exposure. It is especially harmful to children because their
Jan 30: Global Call to Release Renowned Indian MD & Human Rights Activist Dr. Binayak Sen, Sentenced to Life in Sham Trial
World  (tags: India, Dr Binayak Sen, release, political prisoner, AmnestyInt, sham trial, life sentence, sedition, Raj-era law, world famous doctor, poor communities, right to healthcare, big business, mining, resources, state-sponsored militia, Ilina Sen )

LucyKalei
- 1424 days ago - democracynow.org
High court hearing arguments to release India's most famous political prisoner &suspend conviction based on archaic colonial-era sedition law. 'Flawed evidence & findings,' says The Hindu. Supporters around the world mark global day of protest
Tell the SEC: Don't Forget About SLAVERY in Congo Mines ! PLEASE TAKE ACTION ! !
World  (tags: humans, slavery, protection, mining, environment )

Cher
- 1487 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
Minerals that come from the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo turn up in electronics, in light bulbs, batteries and other everyday items. It would be hard to escape our connection to these items, and through them, our connection to slavery and
Stop Mining Tibet! :: Students for a Free Tibet
World  (tags: tibet, china, resources, mining, world )

Michelle
- 1533 days ago - stopminingtibet.com
Continental Minerals' annual shareholders meeting is taking place on June 24 in Vancouver, Canada. Take action to help increase global pressure on the company's representatives and investors to immediately end mining operations in Tibet.
ACTION ALERT: Protect Wild Salmon From Mining!!! PLEASE TAKE ACTION!!!!
World  (tags: mining, wild salmon, oil spills, protection, conservation, government )

Simone
- 1581 days ago - online.nwf.org
In the next few weeks, the Obama Administration will decide whether to allow mining in Alaska's Bristol bay-- the largest run of wild salmon on the planet. Mining would bring roads, trucks and irreversible pollution across this landscape, changing
Say No to Mining in National Parks
World  (tags: National Parks, mining, pollution, natural environment, New Zealand, protecting nature )

Hugh
- 1718 days ago - greenpeace.org.nz
The New Zealand government intends to pass a Bill opening National Parks to mining! There is a petition for us to sign on this site. Let's back our Kiwi brothers and sisters in saving their beautiful and unusually preserved country from this travesty.
Water for Tourists in the Kalahari, But Not for Bushmen
World  (tags: Bushmen, Kalahari, Botswana, tourists, mining, water )


- 2435 days ago - survival-international.org
Tourist lodges requiring huge amounts of water are to be built on the land of the Kalahari Bushmen - but the Bushmen are not allowed to pump water from their single borehole. Take action!
Help Protect Community Rights in Ghana
World  (tags: Ghana, mining, people, environment )


- 2444 days ago - act.oxfamamerica.org
The Prestea Mine has posed challenges to the rights and livelihoods of the people who live around it. Since 2001, this has included two cyanide spills and a violent confrontation between community members and mine guards. (Please sign.)
Terror in America in the 21st Century America
World  (tags: government, mining, politics, democrats, terrorism, troops, war, dishonesty, ethics, freedoms, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', assassination, children, violence, usa )

Michael
- 2540 days ago - members.tripod.com
The reader needs to judge for themselves whether or not this could happen again or has happened since and maybe is happening now, not only in the USA, but around the world. If so that makes it "news for today". We talk about blood diamonds and blood choco
 

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