The Best “NO” to Mining

There is an unbeatable way to end with mining once and for all.

Friday, May 14, 2010

Sometimes the best way to rebut extreme ideas is to reduce them to the absurd. This is what Santos Gabino Carvajal does in an article published in

It must be noted that Gabino Carvajal has a large stake in the matter, as he is the president of the Honduran Metal Mining Association. In any case, his point of view is very interesting and contributes to a discussion where extreme positions and arguments regularly become irrational.

Gabino Carvajal says: “To end mining, we must take the definitive and radical decision of not using, neither buying nor selling, products directly or indirectly related to mining. This way we destroy the possibility of mining becoming a profitable business, source of employment, investment, and we leave all minerals buried underground, so they don’t serve anyone”.

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