A video based on a puppet show based on the original children’s book with the same title. The show tells the story of a drop of rain water that becomes polluted by heavy metals as it falls in and underground mine.
Created with the involvement of London Mining Network
Beyond Wheal Vor
It takes effort to stand up against the experience of international mining companies. They have enormous resources and generations of expertise in persuading local residents, councillors and politicians of the value of their projects.
We are not alone - support is out there
Knowledge of other groups facing similar challenges in different parts of the world is both invigorating and supportive. There are a couple of organisations that facilitate and coordinate efforts from different groups.
Yes to Life, No to Mining (YLNM) is a global solidarity network of and for communities, organisations and networks who are standing up for their Right to Say No to mining and advancing life-sustaining, post-extractive alternatives.
Other Groups Tackling Mining
Two groups challenging the Dalradian Gold Project in Tyrone, Northern Ireland:-
Two local environmental groups doing really useful work:-
Helston Climate Action Group - Open to anyone in or around Helston who is concerned about climate change and wants to make a difference. We work together on projects to reduce carbon emissions, restore nature, and build community resilience. (Also have a Facebook page)