Workers in a mine. Photo: Juan José Napurí Guevara. Source: Canva
Of: Lina Kallio
Twelve women in Indonesia recently died as a result of a landslide destroying the mine they were informally working in. No one knows how many people actually die in a mining-related accident each year, and workthe conditions within the world's most dangerous industry differs itself large globally.
May 3, 2022, Notis
Natural landscape in the Jokkmokk area. Photo: Matteo Liberati. Source: Canva
Of: Hanne Karlsson
At the end of March, the government gave the green light for the British mining company Beowulf Mining to investigate the possibilities of conducting mining operations in Gállok in Jokkmokk municipality. The decision has long been debated both nationally and globally due to most conflicts of interest over a possible mine. Since the decision was announced, several nature and human rights organizations have expressed sharp criticism of the proposal.
April 27, 2022, News