MineAlert is a website and mobile app that alerts residents and organisations to mining applications and licenses in their regions. It aims to promote public- and private-sector accountability in the mining sector, to advance civil society and socio-economic rights, to protect the free flow of information, and to strengthen justice and equality.
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This 5-page introduction to how to protect your community from mining is perfect for helping communities respond rapidly to emerging threats from mining in their regions.
A new study reveals that catastrophic mine waste failures are increasing in frequency, severity, and costs all around the world. The authors point toward poor regulations, poor practices, dicey mining economics, and ever larger mines as key factors behind those disasters.
This Environmental Sustainability Toolkit is the first systematic attempt by ISAN to address the environmental impacts of the outdoor arts sector and to develop sustainable practice. This Toolkit, written for the thousands of artists, producers and suppliers that constitute the outdoor arts sector, is the first step towards taking collective responsibility for our industry.
The Office of Environmental Justice has developed this Toolkit to serve two overarchingpurposes: To provide a conceptual and substantive framework for understanding the
Agency’s environmental justice program; To present a systematic approach with reference tools that can be used and
adapted to assess and respond to potential allegations of environmental injustice
as they occur, or to prevent injustices from occurring in the first place.
Getting involved is important for all students, but especially for sustainability students. As our experts point out, taking action on behalf of sustainability on campus and beyond is a great opportunity to invest in your future
We at WildEarth Guardians are using every tool available to fight to protect wild nature. While sometimes that means utilizing litigious and scientific strategies, ultimately people like you are the strongest force for nature there is.
This handbook is written to be a practical guide for community residents who want to know how the environmental laws can be used to promote environmental justice in their communities. It focuses on opportunities, legal rules, and tools that community residents have under environmental laws to protect their health, the health of their families and neighbors, and their environment.
This guide by the Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) is brilliantly easy to use and understand. It is an invaluable resource for training and teaching environmental monitors in communities across the world. It goes through logical and clear steps from reviewing your local environment then monitoring the impacts of activity to reporting, distributing and using legal and media advocacy. Whilst the guide was made with oil field communities in Nigeria in mind, the layout, advice and procedures will lend themselves well to any community seeking to protect their environment and health through effective monitoring and reporting.
This Documentation Manual is rooted in a groundbreaking collective international feminist project that began in the mid-2000s and that sought to create, build and promote an analysis about women human rights defenders who experience violations because of who we are and because of what we do. The related international campaign, titled Defending Women Defending Rights, was also first of its kind. This was a mobilisation to bolster activism for women’s rights, generally, and also to focus on the human rights and experiences of activists themselves. In other words, the campaign sought not to focus only on women’s human rights broadly, but also and primarily on the experiences of activists, organizers and defenders of those rights.