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Protecting coastal and marine environments from mining waste

… Protecting coastal and marine environments from mining waste WELCOMING the call through United Nations … caused by dumping at sea; ALSO AWARE that the dumping of mining waste on the sea floor (submarine tailings disposal – STD), and the marine and coastal depositing of mining-related wastes may significantly harm the marine …
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Integrating mining and biodiversity conservation: Case studies from around the world

… Integrating Mining and Biodiversity Conservation Case studies from around … is Biodiversity Conservation Important? 2 Perspectives on Mining and Biodiversity Conservation 4 Management Tools 7 … Tailings to Biodiversity Initiative, Canada 46 Integrating Mining and Biodiversity Conservation: Case studies from …
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South African indigenous community win environmental rights case over mining company

… land. This represents a new achievement in land and mining rights for South Africa. On 9 December 2018, the world … indigenous community win environmental rights case over mining company …
09 Dec 2018 News in Land and Agriculture

Protection of the deep ocean ecosystem and biodiversity from the threats of sea bed mining

… ecosystem and biodiversity from the threats of seabed mining RECALLING the pertinent provisions of the United … a major impact in relation to the future exploitation of mining resources, namely in the seabed ecosystems with … influence the pace and development of future deep seabed mining; NOTING ALSO the obligations under the CBD, in …
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Protecting the world's greatest salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska from large-scale mining

… salmon fishery in Bristol Bay, Alaska from large- scale mining RECALLING the numerous Resolutions and Recommendations regarding both mining and indigenous peoples that have been adopted by IUCN … mine in North America, producing over 10 billion tons of mining waste; TROUBLED that as little as a two to eight parts …
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On dangerous ground _ Global Witness

… (50 killings), the Philippines (33) and Colombia (26). Mining was the industry most linked to killings of land and … executed for defending their ancestral land against mining in an attack which drove 3,000 indigenous Lumad people … their ancestral land representing almost 40% of victims. Mining and extractives industries were linked to the most …
20 Jun 2024 Document in Environmental Governance

The Minamata Convention on Mercury and its implementation in the Latin America and Caribbean region

… and Environment, Uruguay), Luis Chinchay (Metallurgical Mining Geologic National institute, Ecuador), Maria Inés … 5) Exemptions (Art. 6) Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (Art. 7) Emissions to air (Art. 8) Releases to water … the use of mercury in artisanal and small-scale gold mining. While some examples of regulations, policies and …
20 Jun 2024 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Speaking a common language: The uses and performance of the IUCN system of management categories for protected areas

… Shell, BP plc and the International Council on Mining and Metals Copyright: © 2004, International Union for … Shell, BP plc or the International Council on Mining and Metals concerning the legal status of any country, … Shell, BP plc or the International Council on Mining and Metals. 1 Preface Protected areas are at the very …
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Ratification and Implementation Guidelines

… Final Exemption Article 7: Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining (ASGM) Scope of Article 7 What is ASGM? Obligations on … SIDS UNEA UNEP VCM WHO ZMWG Artisanal and Small-Scale Gold Mining Basel Convention on the Transboundary Movement of … are used (Article 5); 4. Artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) (Article 7); 5. Emissions (to air) (Article 8); …
20 Jun 2024 Document in Chemicals and Waste

Defenders of the Earth

… an intensifying fight for land and natural resources, as mining, logging, hydro-electric and agricultural companies … of those who stand against it. Meanwhile a voracious mining industry makes the Philippines stand out for killings … murders in 24 countries, compared to 16 in 2015 > Mining remains the most dangerous sector – with 33 defenders …
20 Jun 2024 Document in Environmental Governance