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Infinito Gold is threatening a $1 billion lawsuit against
for rejecting Costa Rica
a toxic, open-pit gold mine after massive protests from local citizens.
Tell Infinito Gold to drop its lawsuit against
. Costa Rica
Sign the Petition
Infinito Gold, a Canadian mining company, just
with a $1 billion lawsuit because the nation decided to protect Costa Rica
its rainforests rather than host an open-pit gold mine.
rainforest is lauded as one of the most beautiful in the world
, and is home to many endangered species, including the green macaw. Officials considered
approving the gold mine, but the use of toxic chemicals such as cyanide -- which
often leaks into and pollutes nearby lakes and rivers -- was
far too great a risk to allow the project to move forward.
A subsidiary of
Infinito Gold has announced that a massive lawsuit against
is “imminent”, Costa Rica
so we need to act now.
If thousands of us stand together against this toxic mine, we can show Infinito
and other countries that are defending their natural resources will Costa Rica
not be silently bullied by corporate power.
Tell Infinito Gold to drop its $1 billion lawsuit against
. Costa Rica
Open-pit gold mining in
would destroy 190 hectares of pristine forest. Costa Rica
The rainforest houses 5% of the world’s species and has seen tremendous growth in
the ecotourism industry. Over 75% of Costa Ricans oppose mining and have decided
that they cannot take the risk to move forward with gold mining in the country.
is not the first to be sued by Infinito Gold. In 2001, Infinito Gold Costa Rica
into a ten-year legal battle over a rejected mine. Fortunately, Venezuela
We can make sure Infinito Gold loses again by standing up to its greedy tactics and
Corporate profits cannot take precedence over the health of the people and the environment.
Stand up for Costa Rica’s rainforests -- tell Infinito Gold to drop the $1 billion lawsuit now.
Thanks for taking a stand,
Kaytee, Hanna, Katherine, Terryn, Kimberly, Jessica, Ledys, Fatah, Marie, Zermina
and the rest of us
P.S. Please help us up the pressure on Infinito by
sharing this petition on Facebook
or forwarding this email to your friends.
All That Glitters
. Corporate Knights, 3 Oct 2013.
Calgary-based mining company suing
for more that $1 Billion Costa Rica
. Global News, 4 Oct 2013.
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