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Nature: Expression Of The Sacred

“I never before saw a plant so full of life; so perfectly spiritual, it seemed pure enough for its Creator. I felt as if I was in the presence of superior beings who loved me and beckoned me to come. I sat down beside them...

A Phenomenological Walk in Nature

Phenomenology offers a way to look at our environment that can help bridge the gap between companies like Gabriel Resources and the men and women who oppose them in Rosia Montana (and eleswhere on earth). This essay serves as an introduction to its potential for beneficial insight. Essay: A...

Video: GOLD FUTURES: Rosia Montana – a PBS Special

In the Apuseni Mountains of Transylvania, Romania, a David and Goliath story has been unfolding since 2002. This PBS Wide Angle Special presents both sides to a battle that will affect how foreign mining companies do business in Romania for years to come. Major funding...

The Killing of a Community: The Story of Lindytown

rosia-montana-lindytown-home-destruction Over Lindytown, by Jim Allyn   The story of Lindytown is a warning for Roşia Montană. It tells what happens to a community when corporate profits are valued more than the natural and cultural heritage of a community… when profit is valued more than the...

The Killing of a Community: Part II: Is Rosia Montana Next?

The disappearance of a once-thriving community from the mountains of West Virgina in America was detailed in The Killing of a Community: Part I: The Story Of Lindytown. It’s story is eerily similar to what is happening in Rosia Montana, Romania. Like Lindytown, Rosia Montana is...

Video Transcript: GOLD FUTURES: Rosia Montana – a PBS Special

Gold Futures VideoTranscript   EUGEN CORNEA I was born in Roşia Montană. I’m 53 years old. I am fighting to preserve this village, which according to documentary evidence is the oldest settlement in Romania. We grew up together with our kids. We married young: 33 years...

Affects of Open Pit Mining Around The World

Open Pit Mining Around The World All over the world, mining companies follow the same patterns in the effort to gain acceptance from the public and from the government; promising to safeguard the community’s welfare and improve the environment while hiding the effects of open-pit mining, they fall far short. Removing...

Films, Books, Interviews, Articles…

Films Books Articles and Interviews about Rosia Montana  1. FILMS  2. VIDEOS  3. INTERVIEWS  4.  ARTICLES and ESSAYS  5.  BOOKS  6.  STUDIES, REPORTS, STATEMENTS  7. LETTERS   1. FILMS Rosia Montana – a town on the brink, by Fabian Daub, 2012 – trailer Synopsis: Rosia Montana has been thrown into a state of...

Expert Opinions

Professor IONEL HAIDUC 1. THE ROMANIAN ACADEMY OF SCIENCES 2. THE ACADEMY OF ECONOMICAL STUDIES  3.  ICOMOS, UNESCO consultant 4. AD-ASTRA (Association of Romanian scientists from all over the world) 5. HISTORIANS AND ARCHAEOLOGISTS 6. ARCHITECTS 7. GEOLOGISTS, HYDROLOGISTS, CHEMISTS 8. NATURALISTS 9. SOCIOLOGISTS 10. ECONOMISTS 11. 1038 of SCIENTISTS FROM...