On Monday, February 6, OPSAL's coordinator in Chile, Ramón Balcázar, will participate in the launch of the report "Achieving Zero Emissions with More Mobility and Less Mining" prepared by Climate + Community Project.
Faced with the increase in non-metallic mineral extraction projects for the electromobility industry, as is the case of lithium in Chile, representatives of Indigenous communities expressed their concern about the lack of state control and the greenwashing of mega-mining, in various panels at the COP 27 - UN Climate Change Conference.
Lesley Muñoz Rivera (26), member of the Colla Indigenous Community of Copiapó in Chile and of the Plurinational Observatory of Andean Salt Flats (OPSAL in spanish) will participate in a new version of the Conference of the Parties on Climate Change (COP27)
Más de 230 organizaciones hacen un llamado a las y los líderes de la COP para que con suma urgencia garanticen que los minerales de transición no socaven una transición energética justa y equitativa.
The third version of the Global Extraction Film Festival (GEFF), a film festival that aims to show the destructive impacts of extractive industries worldwide, will be held between 26-30 october. This year's program includes more than 250 documentaries and short films from 50 countries. Among them, "Andean Salt flats: Water is worth more than lithium", a documentary by the Plurinational Observatory of Andean Salt Flats (OPSAL in Spanish) that shows the impacts of non-metallic mining in the salt flats of Chile, Argentina and Bolivia.
The organizations, indigenous community leaders and researchers participating in the II Plurinational Meeting for the Andean Salt Flats and Wetlands held on September 23 and 24 at the offices of the Heinrich Böll Foundation Cono Sur, are concerned about the organization of the sixth version of the Lithium Forum on Wednesday, September 28 in Santiago, Chile.
On Wednesday, November 3, members of the Plurinational Observatory of Andean Salt Flats (OPSAL) participated in […]