Tell the Payette National Forest to safeguard clean water and salmon habitat

Idaho’s Salmon River is one of the longest undammed rivers remaining in the US, providing cold, clean water and critical habitat for wild salmon. In the middle of this habitat, Midas Gold wants to build a massive, sprawling gold mine.
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Comments on San Francisco Peaks/Mount Elden Mineral Withdrawal

September 18, 2020

Remembering Roy Chavez, Retired Miner and Mining Activist

September 18, 2020 • EARTHWORKS
This blog was co-written by Roger Featherstone (Arizona Mining Reform Coalition), Pete Dronkers, and Jennifer Krill.  Roy Chavez was a man of many hats. Living in Superior, Arizona, at the site of the proposed Resolution Copper Mine, he was a… More »

Earthworks weighs in on historic UN Resolution on Mineral Resource Governance

September 9, 2020 • EARTHWORKS
This blog was co-written by Benjamin Hitchcock Auciello and Jan Morrill In March of 2019, the fourth session of the United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA), part of the United Nations Environmental Programme, passed an unprecedented resolution on Mineral Resource Governance.… More »

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Earthworks Submission on the UNEA-4 Mineral Resource Governance Resolution

September 9, 2020

Mine proposals that include marine waste dumping

August 31, 2020

Friends, we need comprehensive mining reform for all minerals

August 27, 2020 • Lauren Pagel
Our friends Trout Unlimited, National Wildlife Federation, and Backcountry Hunters and Anglers recently released an interactive report regarding so-called critical minerals, describing the threat to wildlife and water resources that mining poses. But fish and wildlife do not distinguish among… More »

Attacks on the rise during COVID-19 against Xinka leaders opposed to the Escobal mine

August 26, 2020 • Ellen Moore
More than 90 Guatemalan and international organizations signed a letter calling on Guatemala’s Public Prosecutor to fully investigate an increase in attacks against members of the Xinka Parliament and the Peaceful Resistance of Santa Rosa, Jalapa, and Jutiapa, since the… More »