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Rosia Montana: Twelve Years Later

Submerged church near Rosia Montana. This is a fictional story about what could happen if Rosia Montana is allowed to become an open pit mine…  I sat in the passenger seat of the small Nissan and gazed through the window at the passing landscape. A few hours earlier, Mihai had...

The Unseen Face of Roşia Montană

Face of Rosia Montana By Alexandra Dodu Sometimes it comes to pass that we no longer feel a part of the community in which we live, a community that no longer resonates with what we think or feel. Community becomes an abstract term no longer representing the whole with...

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...

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...