Colombia Solidarity Campaing, London Mining Network, Redher, The Green Center
London-listed AngloGold Ashanti (AGA) and its La Colosa project in the Colombian department (province) of Tolima are the subjects of an important debate in Colombia about the social, environmental and economic impacts that come with open-pit gold mining.
A first preliminary independent report on the social and environmental impacts of Rio Doce's contamination (Espírito Santo), based on the information and experiences of the NGOs and social movements active in the affected area - in English
The mining sector is one of the most destructive industries in the world. Gold mining can be considered as the most impactful variation. Among others, the local community and ecosystems are subject to the the serious impact of gold extraction.