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Support Mothers Fighting Dirty Gold Mining!

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By Payal Sampat

May 8, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day! 

Large scale, industrial mining disproportionately impacts women.

So they’re often on the frontlines, fighting dirty mining projects and demanding responsible behavior from mining companies. Perhaps because they’re fighting for their children’s future, these women are often moms.

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Tagged with: mining, conga, mothers day, maxima


Xeni Gwet’in Mining Activist Wins Goldman Environmental Prize

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By Payal Sampat

April 20, 2015

We are thrilled to join the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest prize for grassroots environmental activism, in honoring Xeni Gwet’in leader Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada for her work to stop Taseko Mines' proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine.

We are thrilled to join the Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest award for grassroots environmental activism, in honoring Xeni Gwet’in leader Marilyn Baptiste of British Columbia, Canada for her work to stop Taseko Mines' proposed Prosperity gold and copper mine.

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Tagged with: mining, indigenous, canada, goldman prize, fish lake, first nations, marilyn baptiste


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