Lee Rhiannon questions AUSTRADE on mining in Ecuador

June 4, 2018

The destructive push into Ecuador’s rainforests and indigenous communities by several Australian mining giants, with the full support of Austrade, was questioned in the Senate Estimates Committee on Friday. BHP, SolGold, Fortescue, and Newcrest own more hectares of exploratory mining concessions in Ecuador than any other country. Many of these concessions overlap protected forests and … Read More