Water Justice News: Mining and Dams


December 10, 2014 – 4:06pm
The Blue Planet Project and the Council of Canadians took part in actions in Ottawa and Toronto today – International Human Rights Day – to highlight the verdict of the Permanent People’s Tribunal on Canadian mining in Lat…


December 5, 2014 – 3:54pm

Photo of Ilisu Dam construction by the Initiative to Keep Hasankeyf Alive, November 2014.
The Blue Planet Project is opposed to the Ilisu Dam which would flood the ancient city of Hasankeyf in southeastern Turkey and the s…


November 27, 2014 – 9:47am
Five years ago today, anti-mining activist Mariano Abarca Roblero was killed in Chiapas in southern Mexico. He had blamed the Calgary-based mining company Blackfire Exploration Ltd. for contaminated local rivers, the loss of…


November 13, 2014 – 9:00am

Karunananthan and Spronk march with 5,000 people for water justice in San Salvador, March 20, 2014.
The Blue Planet Project has supported the call for the right to water to be recognized in El Salvador.
Unfortunately, IPS…

Oct 202014

October 20, 2014 – 3:07pm

Photo by MiningWatch Romania.
Vancouver-based Eldorado Gold, the company behind the open pit Skouries gold-copper mine set to open next year in the Halkidiki peninsula of northern Greece, is pursuing a destructive mine in …

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