Global solidarity with communities, indigenous peoples and workers at risk from mining pandemic profiteers

Anti-mining march in Esquel, Argentina, May 4, 2020 NO means NO – an anti-mining march in Esquel, Argentina, May 4, 2020 (© Nicolás Palacios)

Jun 2, 2020

A new analysis endorsed and supported by over 300 organizations outlines and condemns the four main ways in which multinational mining companies are profiting from the COVID-19 pandemic, at the expense of people and the planet.

The mining industry is one of the most polluting, deadly, and destructive industries in the world. Yet to date, mining company responses to the COVID-19 pandemic have received little scrutiny compared to other industries seeking to profit from this crisis.

We, the undersigned organizations, condemn and reject the ways that the mining industry and numerous governments are taking advantage of the pandemic to manufacture new mining opportunities and establish a positive public image, now and for the future.

These actions pose an immediate threat to the health and safety of communities and organizations that have been struggling to defend public health and their environments against the destruction and devastation of mining extractivism for decades, as well as to the safety of workers in the mining sector.

Based on a collective analysis emerging from conversations with affected communities, workers, and civil society organizations, we have identified the following trends that exemplify this threat. A review of over 500 media sources, press releases, and reports on mining in the context of COVID-19 further informs these findings.

One: Mining companies are ignoring the real threats of the pandemic and continuing to operate, using any means available.

Mining companies and many governments have pushed to categorise mining as an essential service, enabling operations to continue despite substantial risk. In doing so, they have become key vectors for the spread of the virus and are putting communities, rural and urban populations, and their workforces, at great risk. In many cases, Indigenous and rural communities already face acute risk from the virus, especially communities whose health has been impacted by contamination generated by mining extractivism. They are struggling to protect themselves from potential outbreaks.

Two: Governments around the world are taking extraordinary measures to shut down legitimate protests and promote the mining sector.

Free of public oversight and scrutiny, governments have imposed restrictions on people’s freedom of association and movement to protect public health. But these severe and even militarized measures compromise people’s ability to defend their territories and their lives. Land defenders face greater risk of targeted violence and some remain unjustly imprisoned, posing additional risks of infection. Governments have also deployed state forces (military and police) to repress legitimate, safe protests, especially in instances where there is long standing opposition to a company’s activities. In some instances, this has included the implementation of regulations or obstacles to access the justice system which entrench impunity, as well as heightened military and police presence in these territories. Meanwhile, mining companies are permitted to continue operating in these same territories or do so, despite restrictions. These and other actions cynically and unjustly benefit the extractivist mining sector.

Three: Mining companies are using the pandemicas an opportunity to whitewash their dirty track records and present themselves as public-minded saviours.

At a time when entire countries are struggling to get the bare minimum of test kits necessary, companies have boasted about the millions of privately sourced testkits they have provided to affected communities and workers. This is poor cover for the long-term health impacts that regularly result from mining activities and the often underhanded ways in which these same firms operate. It also represents an affront to the greater public good and the collective efforts of many states and communities to secure public access to tests, highlighting the glaring asymmetries of power between multinational corporations and states in the Global South. In some cases, companies are giving out food directly to people, creating social division and undermining peaceful resistance while people are unable to mobilize in the context of the pandemic.

Some mining companies have set up assistance funds or made sizable donations to state ministries. These direct cash ‘donations’ are not only far from commensurate with the real impacts of their activities, they also represent a corruption risk, which is already evident as we see governments willing to weaken emergency measures, fail to enforce those in place, or exclude the mining industry from them entirely.

Four: Mining companies and governments are using the crisis to secure regulatory change that favours the industry at the expense of people and planet.

While they frame mining as essential now and for global post-COVID-19 economic recovery, mining companies are lobbying to expedite administrative decisions and weaken the already-limited measures which do exist to address the social, cultural, environmental, and economic impacts of their activities that are almost always borne by affected communities with complete impunity. Whether explicitly, by suspending the little environmental oversight and enforcement there was, or implicitly, by making it more challenging for affected communitiesto get information and intervene in permitting processes, governments are making deep concessions to the mining industry – and companies are now lobbying governments to make such deregulation permanent.

At the same time, companies are increasingly using supranational Investor State Dispute Settlement (ISDS) mechanisms, embedded in thousands of bilateral and multilateral trade agreements, to sue governments, especially in the Global South. They continue bringing or threatening suits in the hundreds of millions or even billions of dollars for decisions made by governments, courts and even human rights bodies, undermining national sovereignty to make decisions to protect public health and attacking the self-determination of people fighting to protect their wellbeing from extractive projects. Known pending mining claims -and where information is available -currently total US$45.5 billion dollars with the actual total potentially much higher. Further threats are feared in response to measures taken during the pandemic.

We condemn these responses to the COVID-19 pandemic as acts of aggression that exacerbate the threats and risks that affected communities, Indigenous peoples, land defenders and mine workers face on a daily basis.

We reject the central claim that mining represents an essential service either now or for the period of economic recovery. In the context of an intersecting global health, economic, ecological and climate crisis, we assert that healthy communities, Indigenous peoples, workers, and social movements not the profits of predatory mining corporations – are essential.

We call on national governments to respect and support the autonomous organizing and self-determining processes of mining-affected communities and Indigenous peoples. Their efforts are vital to protecting community health and the environment, informed by their own knowledge and traditions, as well as to the food sovereignty of rural and urban populations through small-scale agriculture and other productive activities. Economic “reactivation” must not promote more mining, but should, instead, acknowledge and bolster community-based initiatives.

We call on international human rights bodies to pay close attention and actively condemn human rights violations committed by governments and mining corporations during the pandemic and the recovery period to follow.

We stand in solidarity with the frontline communities, Indigenous peoples and workers most affected by the COVID-19 crisis and the mining industry’s response. We call on others to support them in their vital campaigns for collective wellbeing and justice.

Here is the complete report.

#COVID19 Mining

Signed...

Organisations

INTERNATIONAL 

Center for Pan-African Affairs , USA/International

Friends of the Earth International - International

Global Campaign to Reclaim Peoples Sovereignty, Dismantle Corporate Power and Stop
Impunity - International

International Association of People's Lawyers - International

ICCA Consortium - Registered in Switzerland - International

EJ Atlas research collective - International

Merdeka West Papua Support Network - International

World Rainforest Movement - Uruguay - International

Yes to Life No to Mining - International

AFRICA

REGIONAL 

  10. WoMin African Alliance 

Democratic Republic of the Congo 

AFREWATCH - Congo

Dynamique pour le Droit, la démocratie et le développement durable (D5) ASBL - Congo

Kenya 

deCOALonize Campaign - Kenya

Haki Yetu Organisation - Kenya

Save Lamu - Kenya

Madagascar 

Centre de Recherches et d'Appui pour les Alternatives de Développement - Océan Indien (CRAAD-OI) - Madagascar 

Nigeria 

Health of Mother Earth Foundation (HOMEF) - Nigeria

EcoActors - Nigeria

Kebetkache Women Development & Resource Centre - Nigeria

Vivian Bellonwu/Social Action - Nigeria

Republic of Guinea 

Mamadou Diaby (CECIDE) - République de Guinée 

South Africa 

Biowatch South Africa Trust - South Africa

GroundWork, Friends of the Earth South Africa - South Africa

Patrick Dowling WESSA W. Cape Membership - South Africa

People's Dialogue, Southern Africa - South Africa

South Durban Community Environmental Alliance - South Africa

Uganda 

National Association of Professional Environmentalists (NAPE) - Uganda

National Association for Women's Action in Development - Uganda

ASIA Bangladesh 

Bangladesh Krishok Federation - Bangladesh 

India 

Environics Trust - India

Goenchi Mati Movement - India

Kalpavriksh - India

Mines, minerals and People - India

Silicosis victim association - India

The Goa Foundation, Goa - India

The Future We Need - India

Youth's Forum for Protection of Human Rights - Manipur, India

Indonesia 

Aksi Ekologi & Emansipasi Rakyat -Ecological Action and People Emancipation (AEER) - Indonesia

Indonesia Mining Advocacy Network (JATAM) - Indonesia

Indonesia for Global Justice (IGJ) - Indonesia

WALHI Kalimantan Tengah - Indonesia

Women Working Group ( WWG) - Indonesia

Japan 

Friends of the Earth Japan - Japan 

Mongolia 

Gobi Soil - Mongolia

Oyu Tolgoi Watch - Mongolia

Publish What You Pay (PWYP) - Mongolia National Coalition - Mongolia

Rivers without Boundaries Coalition - Mongolia

Transparency International - Mongolia

Nepal 

Lawyers’ Association for Human Rights of Nepalese Indigenous Peoples (LAHURNIP) - Nepal 

Philippines 

Alyansa Tigil Mina (ATM) - Philippines

Asia Indigenous People's Network on Extractive Industries and Energy (AIPNEE) -
Philippines

Center for Environmental Concerns - CEC - Philippines

Bai Indigenous Women's Network in the Philippines - Philippines

International Indigenous Peoples Movement for Self Determination and Liberation -
Philippines

Kalikasan People's Network for the Environment - Philippines

Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center - KsK - Friends of the Earth Philippines - Philippines

Org. IBON International - Philippines

Philippine Misereor Partnership Inc. - Philippines

Workers Assistance Center, INC. - Philippines

Thailand 

Ecological Alert and Recovery Thailand (EARTH) - Thailand 

AUSTRALIA 

Aid/Watch - Australia

Spirit of Eureka South Australia - Australia

Rainforest Action Group - Australia/Ecuador

EUROPE 

Belgium 

Commission Justice et Paix -Belgium

CATAPA - Belgium

Friends of the Earth Europe (EU / Brussels) - Belgium

Pax Christi International - Belgium

France 

Amis de la Terre France (Friends of the Earth) - France

Association SystExt - France

Collège Solidaire . Association Stop Mines 81 - France

Igapo Project - France

Maurice Montet for Union pacifiste de France - France

Germany 

Christian Initiative Romero (CIR) - Germany

Colectivo CADEHOD (Cadena de Derechos Humanos Honduras) - Germany

Honduras Delegation - Germany

Oficina Ecumenica por la Paz y la Justicia - Germany

"Perú País Minero – La riqueza se va, la pobreza se queda” Campaign - Germany

Voces de Guatemala en Berlín - Germany

Urgewald - Germany

Ireland 

Save Our Sperrins (SOS) - Ireland 

Italy 

Associazione Bianca Guidetti Serra - Italy

Terra Nuova - Italy

Centro di Ateneo per i diritti Umani "Antonio Papisca" Università di Padova - Italy

FOCSIV Italian Federation of Christian NGOs - Italy

In Difesa Di - per i Diritti Umani e chi li Difende - Italy

Netherlands 

Centre for Research on Multinational Corporations (SOMO) - Netherlands

Global Forest Coalition, coordinator - Netherlands

Project HEARD - Netherlands

Transnational Institute (TNI)- Netherlands

Portugal 

Associação Guardiões da Serra da Estrela - Portugal

Associação Unidos em Defesa de Covas do Barroso - Portugal

Associação Montalegre Com Vida, Montalegre - Portugal

Russia 

Bureau for Regional Outreach Campaigns (BROC), Far East Region, Vladivostok - Russia

Friends of the Siberian Forests - Russia

Serbia 

Earth thrive - Serbia / UK 

Spain 

Alconchel sin minas - Spain

Asociación ambiental e cultural Petón do Lobo - Spain

ContraMINAcción, Rede contra a Minaría Destrutiva na Galiza - Galicia, Spain

La Raya sin Minas - Spain

ONG Africando Solidaridad con Africa - Spain

Postgrado de Dinamización Local Agroecológica - Spain

Plataforma Salvemos la Montaña de Cáceres - Spain

Research and Degrowth (RnD) - Spain

Salva la Selva - Spain

Salvemos las Villuercas - Spain

SOLdePaz.Pachakuti Asturias - Spain

Verdegaia - Spain

Sweden 

Jordens Vänner - Friends of the Earth Sweden - Sweden 

Switzerland 

Grupo de Trabajo Suiza Colombia ask!(Arbeitsgruppe Schweiz Kolumbien) - Switzerland 

UK 

Coal Action Network - UK

Fresh Eyes - UK

Friends of the Earth Northern Ireland - Northern Ireland, UK

Global Justice Now - UK

Global Justice Rebellion - UK

Global Diversity Foundation - UK

London Mining Network - UK

Movimiento Jaguar Despierto - UK

National Hazards Campaign - UK

People & Planet - UK

RAPAR - UK

TAPOL - UK

Terra Justa - UK

The Andrew Lees Trust - UK

The Gaia Foundation - UK

WaronWant-UK

LATIN AMERICA & CARIBBEAN 

REGIONAL 

Articulación Feminista Marcosur -Virginia Vargas - Latin America

Asociadas por lo Justo (JASS Mesoamérica), México, Honduras, Guatemala y Nicaragua -
Mesoamérica

Movimiento Mesoamericano contra el Modelo extractivo Minero,M4 - Mesoamérica

Protection International Mesoamérica (PI-Mesoamérica) - Central América

Proyecto sobre Organización, Desarrollo, Educación e Investigación (PODER)
Organización Regional - Mexico/Latinamerica

Red Latinoamericana de Mujeres Defensoras de Derechos Sociales y Ambientales - Latin
America

Red Iglesias y Minería - Latinoamérica

Observatorio de Conflictos Mineros de América Latina

Argentina 

Amigos de la Tierra - Argentina

Asamblea de Vecinos No a la Mina Esquel - Argentina

Asamblea en defensa del territorio de Puerto Madryn (Chubut) - Argentina

Fundación Ambiente y Recursos Naturales: FARN - Argentina

Pastoral social Las Grutas - Argentina

Brazil 

Ação Franciscana de Ecologia e Solidariedade - AFES - Brazil

Articulación dos Povos Indígenas do Brasil (APIB) - Brazil

Articulação Internacional dos Atingidos e Atingidas pela Vale(AIAV) - Brazil

Associação de Combate aos Poluentes (ACPO) - Brazil

Cáritas Brasileira Regional Minas Gerais - Brazil

Comitê Nacional em Defesa dos Territórios frente à Mineração- Brazil

Euler de Carvalho Cruz, Fórum Permanente São Francisco - Brazil

FASE - Brazil

Rede Brasileira de Justiça Ambiental - Brazil

Fórum Mudanças Climáticas e Justiça Socioambiental - FMCJS - Brazil

Grupo de estudos em Etica Ambiental - UFF/VR - Brazil

Grupo de Estudos: Desenvolvimento, Modernidade e Meio Ambiente da Universidade
Federal do Maranhão (GEDMMA/UFMA) - Brazil

Grupo de Pesquisa e Extensão Política, Economia, Mineração, Ambiente e Sociedade
(PoEMAS) - Brazil

IBASE/Instituto Brasileiro de Análises Sociais e Econômica - Brazil

Instituto Diadorim - Brazil

Instituto EQUIT - Brazil

Instituto Políticas Alternativas para o Cone Sul (Pacs) - Brazil

Justiça nos Trilhos - Brazil

Movimiento de afectados y afectadas por represa de Brasil

Movimento de Mulheres Camponesas - Brazil

Movimento pela Soberania Popular na Mineração - MAM - Brazil

Movimento Social - Brazil

Organização de Desenvolvimento Sustentável e Comunitário (ODESC) - Brazil

Projeto Manuelzão (UFMG) - Brazil

Serviço Interfraciscano de Justiça, Paz e Ecologia (SINFRAJUPE) - Brazil

Chile 

Agrupación Colectiva Perras Danza - Chile

Agrupación Ambiental Social y Cultural Putaendo Resiste - Chile

Asamblea por el Agua del Guasco Alto, Valle del Huasco - Chile

Comité Socioambiental de la Coordinadora Nacional de Inmigrantes - Chile

Coordinación de Territorios por la Defensa de los Glaciares - Chile

Corporación de Defensa de la Cuenca del Mapocho - Chile

Fanzine Canillita - Chile

Fundación Tantí - Chile

Observatorio Ciudadano - Chile

Observatorio Latinoamericano de Conflictos Ambientales - Chile

Patagonia sin más mineras - Chile

Colombia 

Censat Agua Viva - Colombia

Comité Ambiental en Defensa de la Vida - Colombia

Comité para la Defensa del Agua y el Páramo de Santurban - Colombia

Comité para la Defensa del Agua y el Páramo de Colombia - Colombia

CRY-GEAM - Colombia

Fundación para estudios ambientales de la Amazonia - Colombia

Fuerza De Mujeres Wayuu, Sutsuin Jiyeyu Wayuu - Colombia

Grupo de Investigación en Derechos Colectivos y Ambientales - GIDCA - Colombia

Visión Suroeste - Colombia

(MAB) - Brazil 

Costa Rica 

Centro de Amigos para la Paz - Costa Rica

Coordinadora Ni Una Sola Mina - Costa Rica

La Comuna - Costa Rica

Ecuador 

Acción Ecológica - Ecuador

Asamblea de Unidad Cantonal de Cotacachi - Ecuador

Asamblea de Pueblos del Sur - Ecuador

Asociación de producción y comercialización agropecuaria San Roque - Ecuador

Asociación de Propietarios de Tierras Rurales del Norte de Ecuador (APRT-NORTE) -
Ecuador

Cabildo por las mujeres de Cuenca - Ecuador

CEDENMA - Ecuador

Comunidad indigena CASCOMI - Ecuador

Comunidad Amazonica Cordillera del Condor Mirador - Ecuador

Comision Ecumenica de Derechos Humanos – Ecuador

Colectivo de Geografía Crítica del Ecuador - Ecuador

Colectivo PRODH - Ecuador

Colectivo Defensores del Agua y la Vida, Loja - Ecuador

Comunidad indigena CASCOMI - Ecuador

Comunidad Amazonica Cordillera del Condor Mirador - Ecuador

Comision Ecumenica de Derechos Humanos - Ecuador

Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas del Ecuador, CONAIE - Ecuador

Corporación TOISAN- Ecuador

DECOIN - Ecuador

El Churo Comunicación - Ecuador

Fundación Savia Roja - Ecuador

Inst. Estudios Ecologistas del Tercer Mundo - Ecuador

Iniciativa para las Inversiones Sustentables China-América Latina, IISCAL - Ecuador

KANACA - Ecuador

Movimiento Ecologista de Mujeres del Sur - Ecuador

Pueblo Shuar Arutam (PSHA) - Ecuador

Red Caminantes - Ecuador

Red Interquorum - Ecuador

Saramanta Warmikuna - Ecuador

Voluntariado internacional anti-minero en Intag - Ecuador

Yasunidxs Guapondelig - Ecuador

El Salvador 

Alianza Centroamericana Frente a la Minería - ACAFREMIN - El Salvador

Asociación de Desarrollo Económico Social ADES - El Salvador

Amigos de la Tierra (CESTA) - El Salvador

Guyana 

Maiouri Nature Guyane, - French Guyana

Collectif Or de Question - French Guyana

Guatemala 

Asociación de Forestería Comunitaria de Guatemala Utz Che' - Guatemala

Asociación Q'anil, Leonor Hurtado - Guatemala

IMAP - Guatemala

La Red de Agua de Guatemala (REDAGUA) - Guatemala

Mujeres con Valor construyendo un futuro mejor (MUVACOFUM) - Guatemala

Observatorio de Industrias Extractivas - Guatemala

Pedro Camajá Botón, Centro America - Guatemala

The Human Rights Defenders Project (HRDP) - Guatemala

Haiti 

PAPDA - Haïti 

Honduras 

Equipo De Reflexión, Investigacion Y Comunicacion (ERIC) - Honduras

NorteAmericanos Para Orocuina - Honduras

Mexico 

Academia Mexicana de Derecho Ambiental – México

Acción Colectiva Socioambiental, A.C. – México

Bios Iguana A.C.- México

Colectivo de Académicos Sudcalifornianos – México

Colectivo Claudia Cortés – México

Colectivo por la paz – México

Consejo Civil Mexicano para la Silvicultura Sostenible, A.C. – México

Empoderamiento Climático – México

Fronteras Comunes – México

Fundar, Centro de Análisis e Investigación – México

Movimiento Morelense contra las concesiones de minería a tajo abierto por metales -
México

Observatorio Académico de Sociedad, Medio Ambiente e Instituciones, UNAM – México

Otros Mundos AC/ Chiapas – México

Procesos Integrales para la Autogestión de los Pueblos - México

Red Mexicana de Afectadas/os por la Minería (REMA) - México

Nicaragua 

FIATPAX Hagamos la Paz - Nicaragua

Fundación Entre Mujeres - Nicaragua

Panama 

Colectivo Voces Ecológicas COVEC - Panamá

Red Ecológica, Social y Agropecuaria de Veraguas RESAVE - Panamá

Perú 

Asociación Civil Centro de Cultura Popular Labor - Perú

Asociación Civil Derechos Humanos y Medio Ambiente (DHUMA) de Puno - Perú

COOPERACCIÓN - Perú

Derechos Humanos Sin Fronteras Cusco – Perú

Grupo de Formación e Intervención para el Desarrollo sostenible, GRUFIDES - Perú

Instituto Natura - Perú

Red Regional Agua, Desarrollo y Democracia Piura - Perú

Red Internacional Descolonialidad y Autogobierno - Perú

Red Muqui – Perú

Uruguay 

Red Amigos de la Tierra Uruguay - Uruguay 

Venezuela 

Observatorio de Ecología Política de Venezuela - Venezuela 

NORTH AMERICA 

Canada 

Atlantic Regional Solidarity Network - Canada

Beyond Extraction - Canada

Centre international de solidarité ouvrière (CISO) - Canada

Council of Canadians - Canada

Council of Canadians, Fredericton Chapter, New Brunswick - Canada

ECOSOL - Canada

Environmental Law Group (UBC) - Canada

KAIROS: Canadian Ecumenical Justice Initiatives - Canada

Kipawa Lake Preservation Society - Canada

Law Union of British Columbia - Canada

Limerick Area Conservation Coalition - Canada

Maritimes-Guatemala Breaking the Silence Network - Canada

Mining Injustice Solidarity Network - Canada

Mining Justice Action Committee - Canada

Mining Justice Alliance - Canada

MiningWatch Canada - Canada

No One Is Illegal, Toronto - Canada

Ola Pazifica, Colombianxs en Vancouver que apoyan el Proceso de Paz del país.
Vancouver - Canada

Our Time Vancouver - Canada

People's Health Movement Canada/Mouvement populaire pour la santé au Canada -
Canada

Projet Accompagnement Québec-Guatemala (PAQG) - Canada

Rights Action - Canada/USA

Students for Mining Justice (Allard School of Law, UBC) - Canada

The Friends of the Stikine Society - Canada

Trade Justice PEI - Canada

Union of British Columbia Indian Chiefs - Canada

Comité pour les droits humains en Amérique latine CDHAL - Canadá

Common Frontiers - Canada

United States 

AbolishICE - USA

Alliance for Global Justice - USA

Allende Program in Social Medicine - USA

Amazon Watch - USA

American Jewish World Service - USA

Chicago Religious Leadership Network on Latin America - USA

Columban Center for Advocacy and Outreach, affiliates in Philippines, Peru, Chile - USA

Denver Justice and Peace Committee (DJPC) - USA

DSA - Ecosocialist Working Group - USA

Earthworks - USA

Friends of the Land of Keweenaw, (FOLK ) - USA

Grand Riverkeeper/LEAD Agency, Inc. - USA

Gender Action - USA

Great Basin Resource Watch - USA

Guatemala Human Rights Commission (GHRC)- Guatemala & USA

Hawai'i Institute for Human Rights - USA

Institute for Policy Studies IPS-Global Economy Project - USA

International Campaign for Responsible Technology - USA

Maryknoll Office for Global Concerns - USA

Multicultural Alliance for a Safe Environment - New Mexico, USA

National Lawyers Guild International Committee - USA

Nicaragua Center for Community Action - USA

National Lawyers Guild International Committee - USA

Network in Solidarity with the People of Guatemala (NISGUA) - USA

New Hampshire-Vermont Guatemala Accompaniment Project - USA

New Mexico Environmental Law Center - USA

OVEC-Ohio Valley Environmental Coalition -USA

People's Health Movement - USA

Portland Central America Solidarity Committee (PCASC) - USA

Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada - USA

Resistance Studies Initiative, University of Massachusetts, Amherst - USA

Save the South Fork Salmon - USA

Save Our Sky Blue Waters / Save Lake Superior Association - USA

Sacred Land Film Project of Earth Island Institute - USA

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas Justice Team - USA

Southeast Alaska Conservation Council (SEACC) - USA

Swift Foundation - USA

Task Force of the Americas - USA

The Global Justice Clinic - USA

Texas Campaign for the Environment - USA

Unitarian Universalist Church of Arlington, VA - USA

WaterLegacy - USA

War Resisters League - USA

Witness for Peace Solidarity Collective - USA

Individuals 

María Victoria Veracierto , Asamblea Socioambiental de Huacalera - Argentina

Roger Moreau - Argentina

Lara Ottignon, NorthWest Protection Advocacy - Australia

Sisters of Our Lady of Sion - Australia

Charlotte Christiaens - Belgium

Elizabeth Peredo Beltrán - Bolivia

Jasy Renyhe - Bolivia

Ariceny Huguenin - Brazil

Carlos Walter Porto-Gonçalves - Brazil

Graciela Rodriguez - Brazil

Gustavo Schiavinatto Vitti - Brazil

Gustavo T. Gazzinelli - Brazil

Jeffer Castelo Branco - Brazil

Hellen Oscarina Ramos Guimarães - Brazil

Horácio Antunes de Sant'Ana Júnior - Brazil

Individuo - Brazil

IPPUR/UFRJ - Brazil

Marcelo Alves Laureano de Macedo - Brazil

Mary Anne Torres Garcia - Brazil

Pessoa Física - Brazil

Raquel Brasil, SP - Brazil

Rogério Haesbaert, Universidade Federal Fluminense - Brazil

Simone Raquel Batista Ferreira, Universidade Federal do Espírito Santo (UFES) - Brazil

Tania Pacheco - Brazil

Ana Isla - Canada

Anna Zalik - Canada

Anne-Emanuelle Birn - Canada

Associate CERLAC York University - Canada

Ben Brisbois, University of Northern British Columbia - Canada

Brian Beaton - Canada

Caitlin Cox - Canada

Carole Woodhall - Canada

Catherine Coumans - Canada

Charlotte Connolly - Canada

Chuck Potter - Canada

Claudia Chaufan - Canada

Cumming School of Medicine - Canada

Donald Pharand - Canada

Dr. Bryan Evans - Canada

Dr. Catherine Nolin - Canada

Dr. Sue Moodie, Council for Public Health in Mining Communities - Canada

Erin Baird - Canada

Errok Young - Canada

Gabrielle Ayotte Garneau - Canada

Gleb Raygorodetsky - Canada

Heather Lawrie - Canada

Ingrid Gómez - Canadá

Jan Jorgensen - Canada

Janelle Frail - Canada

Jean-Sébastien Boutet - Canada

Jill Kimmel - Canada

Joan McFarland - Canada

JoAnne Kimmel - Canada

Julian Riddell Canada

Justin Connidis - Canada

Karen Fish - Canada

Kathleen Ruff - Canada

Kathryn Anderson BTS - Canada

Kristine Johnston - Canada

Laura Lopez - Canada

Laurie Tatibouët - Canada

Lenora Yarkie - Canada

Liisa North - Canada

Linda Scherzinger - Canada

Liz Kendler - Canada

Lucie ganassa - Canada

Lydia Jenkinson - Canada

Lynda Tucker - Canada

Mandy Thomson - Canada

Matthew Corbeil - Canada

Michelle Connolly - Canada

Monica Nikopoulos - Canada

Nikisha Khare - Canada

Patricia Rojas Caro - Canada

Paul Jenkinson - Canada

Ruth Leckie - Canada

Simon Granovsky-Larsen - Canada

Stephanie Stringer - Canada

Tristan Gallant - Canada

University of Minnesota - Canada

Valerie Croft - Canada

Vera Burt - Canada

Carolina Díaz Morales - Chile

IGNACIO VERDUGO - Chile

Jennifer Mundaca G. - Chile

María Inés Alcayaga - Chile

Osvaldo Gac Pabst - Chile

Paulina Molina - Chile

Valérie Silvestre - Chile

Ana Cañas - Colombia

Augusto Misse Ariza, Msg en Medio ambiente - Colombia

Catalina Mesa - Colombia

Maikol Joseph Uribe Rodríguez - Colombia

Nadia Johanisova - Czech Republic

Alberto Acosta - Ecuador

Angélica Calle - Ecuador

Dayana Lisbeth Armijos Torres - Ecuador

Isabel Iturralde - Ecuador

Juan Crespo - Ecuador

Luisana Aguilar Alvarado - Ecuador

María de Loreto Endara Espinosa - Ecuador

Manuela Picq, Universidad San Francisco de Quito/Amherst College - Ecuador & USA

Paola Granizo Riquetti - Ecuador

Rodrigo Lozano - Ecuador

Suelen Figueroa - Ecuador

Anton Luger - El Salvador

Laura Herrera - El Salvador

Miriam Maricela García Acosta, Asociación para el Desarrollo Económico Social Santa
Marta - El Salvador

Zsuzsa Millei - Finland

Brigitte Demeure - France

Gérard Fenoy - France

Virginie Girerd - France

Wild Legal - France

Zecotti - France

Alejandro Pacheco - Germany

Enrique Camelo - Germany / Colombia

Alhassan Atta-Quayson - Ghana

Asociación Pop No'j - Guatemala

Julio Rodolfo González Gutiérrez - Colectivo Madreselva -Guatemala

Pedro Camajá Botón - Guatemala

Pilar Maldonado Arreaga - Guatemala

Om Dcosta - India

Rahul Basu - India

Rosamma Thomas - India

Surendranath C - India

Rachmi Hertanti, Global Justice now - Indonesia

Cormac McAleer - Ireland

Elisa Bignante - Italy

Federico Venturini, PhD - Italy

Gabriella Salviulo - Italy

Save Lamu - Kenya

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David Barkin, Profesor Distinguido - Mexico

Gustavo Castro - Mexico

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Joan Burckle - México

Josseline Mora - Mexico

Juan Carlos Ruiz Guadalajara - México

María Teresa Gutiérrez, Instituto de Investigaciones Económicas UNAM - México

Marisol M. Aburto Zepeda - Mexico

Miguel Angel de los Santos Cruz - México

Oscar Ugarteche - México

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Dr. Alexander Dunlap, Centre for Development and the Environment, University of Oslo -
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Kristin Dilani Nadarajah - Norway

Alberto Chirif. Independiente - Perú

Alejandro Mosquera Ospina - Perú

COOPERACCIÓN - Perú

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Nancy Fuentes León - Perú

Thomas Moore - Peru

Wilmar Cosme Calzada - Perú

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Aurélie Champy Region de l'Alentejo - Portugal

Catarina Scarrott- Associação Unidos em Defesa de Covas do Barroso - Portugal

Heriberta - República Dominicana

Daniel Perez - Senegal

Asanda Benya, University of Cape Town - South Africa

Vanessa Burger - South Africa

Ana Cosque - Spain

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Beatriz Noya Mariño - Spain

Eduardo Mostazo Gracia - Spain

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Laura Calvet-Mir - Spain

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Nick Martin - Spain

Pilar Folgar Chapela - Spain

Pilar Font Serrano - Spain

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Claudia Custodio - Sweden

Uppsala University Department of Economic and Social Geography - Sweden

Sarah Ryder - Switzerland

Angie Zelter, Reforest the Earth - UK

Centre for Agroecology, Water and Resilience - UK

Dr Martin Mowforth - UK

David Hill, Journalist - UK

Hannibal Rhoades - UK

Kath Grant - UK

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Alberto Villarreal - Uruguay

Carol I Moeller Costa - USA

Chrissy Raudonis - USA

Dana Frank, Research Professor of History, University of California, Santa Cruz - USA

Dr. James J. A. Blair, Assistant Professor, California State Polytechnic University, Pomona - USA

Eric Friedman - USA

Glen Kuecker - USA

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Howard Waitzkin - USA

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Julie Levy - USA

Juliana Morris -USA

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Lynn Holland - USA

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Nicole Estrada - USA

Pamela Brubaker - USA

Ruby Tedeschi - USA

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Susan Scott - USA

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