Monthly Archives: February 2012

March 8th Learning call announcement and news

Hello all, We are pleased to announce an upcoming Learning Call with Anil Naidoo from the Council of Canadians/ Blue Planet Project. Anil will talk with us about the upcoming Rio+20 conferences, where a “Green Economy” approach will in fact … Continue reading

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Minas Conga, new program on food, and the Famantina gold mine project

These are interesting times we are living in. A few new things to check out: Today is the day that the 2,000+ participants in the National Water March in Peru begin to arrive in Lima, after eight days of marching. The … Continue reading

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Mining-Related Developments

First Summit of M4: the Mesoamerican Movement against Extractive Mining  This meeting took place from January 26th-29th, in which anti-mining and environmental groups from Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Mexico and Panama came together in Valle de Siria, Honduras. … Continue reading

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Anuradha Mittal learning call on Land Grabs recording up:

Better, static and distortion free-version: Key Points: The Oakland Institute (OI) decided to start looking into what are now called ‘land grabs,’ because of growing investments in agriculture that began to take place in Africa after the food crisis in … Continue reading

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