Category Archive: Environment

Stop the Niyamgiri mine once and for all!

Call out for action! Noise demonstration at India High Commission, 2pm, 6th December. Declare solidarity with Odisha grassroots movements! Stop the Niyamgiri mine once and for all! Noise demonstration and picket at India… Continue reading

‘Life yes, gold no!’

Behind the rhetoric of Peru’s economic boom and corporate social responsibility lies the struggle of indigenous communities to defend their land and their right to clean water. Máxima Acuña is one of the… Continue reading

SAY ‘NO’ TO KOODANKULAM AND KOLAR

November 23, 2012 Statement of The Struggle Committee People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy The Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) strikes again! With the same kind of callousness, carelessness and recklessness! When the Supreme… Continue reading

A peek into Zimbabwe’s diamond trade

Haru Mutasa is a South Africa-based correspondent for Al Jazeera English. Follow Haru Mutasa on Twitter: @harumutasa Holding an international diamond conference in Zimbabwe was always going to be controversial. For years there… Continue reading

Appeal to Our Leaders’ and Nation’s Collective Conscience

November 4, 2012 From: The People’s Movement Against Nuclear Energy Idinthakarai 627 104 Tamil Nadu, India koodankulam@yahoo.com To H.E. The President of India, H. E. The Prime Minister of India, Hon’ble Chief Justice… Continue reading

Chile’s Most Wanted Pascual Pichun

Branded a ‘terrorist’ at an early age by the government of Chile, Pascual Pichun is a man on a mission. He is a symbol of the indigenous Mapuche resistance movement, which is trying… Continue reading

Five Things New Science, Technology & Earth Sciences Minister Must Do

Gopal Krishna is an environmental and civil rights activist and can be contacted at krishna1715@gmail.com. Outstanding parliamentarian Sudini Jaipal Reddy, the newMinister of Science, Technology and Earth Sciences deserves salute for his role as… Continue reading

Indian Left And The Nuclear Hypocrisy

A.Muthukrishnan is a political activist from Madurai, Tamil Nadu. He can be reached at muthusmail@gmail.com. The Communist Party Of India, Marxist (CPIM) and Communist Party of India (CPI) are a part of the… Continue reading

In Solidarity with Comrade VS Achuthanandan’s Stand on Kudankulam Nuclear Power Plant

The CPI(M)’s public censure of Comrade VS Achuthanandan for opposing the commissioning of the Kudankulam nuclear power plant (KNPP) which is supposedly “contrary” to the stand adopted by the party, is strange and hypocritical. The… Continue reading

Chemical industry’s voluntary responsible care initiative, empty public relations exercise to avoid stringent Govt regulation

A Release by ToxicsWatch Alliance (TWA) Chemical industry’s voluntary responsible care initiative, empty public relations exercise to avoid stringent Govt regulation  Responsible care companies like BASF dumped methyl monomer at New Mangalore port… Continue reading

Mr Prime Minister, Ban production, trade in products contaminated with radioactive element & hazardous waste

  To Dr Manmohan Singh Prime Minister Government of India New Delhi September 17, 2012 Subject-Ban production, trade in products contaminated with radioactive element & hazardous waste Sir, This is with reference to… Continue reading