Τhe great theft: Focusing on struggles against mines (Copenhagen 28/6)

Program: 16:00-18:00 SCREENINGS: -Golden Times – Black vilva  (Rosia Montana, Romania) -Golden Times – Cassandra’s dream (Skouries, Greece) 18:30-22:30 PRESENTATIONS: -Skype conversation with members of the local resistance group at Skouries -A personal experience from Skouries by two danish activists -Rosia Montana’s mines, by Tica Darie and Loisa Hoppe ( -Galicia’s mines (Spain) -Talvivaara’s mines […]

Greek Delegation Asks Canadians to Help Stop Canadian Mining Company Eldorado Gold

By Mining Watch Canada. Media release for the May 30, 2013 press conference at Parliament Hill (Ottawa) The situation around Eldorado Gold Corporation’s mining projects in northern Greece is extremely tense. In the face of negative official response to social and environmental concerns from the company, Greek authorities, and even the Canadian Ambassador – a […]

“Social Movements in Europe against big mining projects”

Toxic Tour of Vancouver Exposes “Greenest City’s” Dirtiest Secret

Toxic Tour of Vancouver Exposes “Greenest City’s” Dirtiest Secret

Vancouver Mining Justice Alliance organizes solidarity march and “Peoples’ Gala” in response to B.C. Mining Week Tracing Violence to Its Source: Exposing Vancouver Mining Companies April 29, 2013, Vancouver – A “Toxic Tour of Vancouver” will wind through the city’s streets today, stopping at mining corporation headquarters in Vancouver as it makes its way to […]

Gold Forum, Zurich: Solidarity with the people of Halkidiki, Greece

Gold Forum, Zurich: Solidarity with the people of Halkidiki, Greece

European Gold Forum Protest 17.4.2013 From the 16.-18. April 2013 gold mining companies and investors from all over the world will meet in Zurich. What might seem harmless at first sight, is in reality a commerce based on the most brutal exploitation of humans and nature. Displacement and oppression of the local population, toxic poisoning […]

Concerns about Skouries mine highlighted at World Social Forum

By Brent Patterson, While in Tunisia (just across the Mediterranean Sea from Greece), the Blue Planet Project met with Greek activists Maria Kanelopoulo and Theo Karyotis. They are concerned about Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold pursuing its Skouries project — a processing plant and open pit gold mine — near the town of Ierissos in the […]

Gold Mining in Halkidiki: not such a clean business!

Brussels, 24.1.2013 An interview on gold mining in Brussels, on the initiative of MEP Nikos Chrysogelos Photos from the press conference here and here See the interview video: