News Mining

The Christmas Frigatebird (Critically Endangered) is now safe from habitat destruction © Chris Surman

Bird paradise Christmas Island saved from mining...

Tue, 05/06/2018
Following a tireless campaign by BirdLife Australia, which gained support from around the world, the Australian Government has decided to reject an application for phosphate mining on Christmas Island, a crucial wildlife haven in the Indian Ocean.

Mining and prospecting prohibition call by NGOs...

Tue, 01/02/2011
BirdLife South Africa supports the formal request by the Centre for Environmental Rights to the Minister of Mineral Resources for a prohibition on prospecting and mining in certain key areas of critical biodiversity and hydrological value and sensitivity.

Forest & Bird delivers 4000 anti-mining...

Tue, 25/05/2010
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) and other environmental organisations today handed over about 4000 anti-mining submissions to the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) in Wellington.

Forest & Bird reveals Government mining plans

Wed, 24/03/2010
Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) has uncovered Government plans to allow mining in 7000 hectares of high-value conservation land in the West Coast's Paparoa National Park, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula.