Media and Events


To maintain awareness around the Rio Tinto/QMM mine in Anosy, and to the rural communities who are wholly dependent on the surrounding environment and natural resources for their survival, the Trust has published a series of articles in The Ecologist online: -  



April 2019
Rio Tinto 'admits buffer breach' - The Ecologist

March 2019
Rio Tinto retreats from sensitive zone in Madagascar - The Ecologist

November 2018:
Rio Tinto: the long road to transparency - The Ecologist

September 2018
Fears of radionuclide-enriched water pollution as Madagascar mining breaches legal limits - The Ecologist

April 2017
Tall tales and tailings - the truth about Rio Tinto's rare earth mine in Madagascar - The Ecologist

March 2017
Andrew Lees - 20 years after his last mission to Madagascar - The Ecologist


VERSIONS FRANCAIS (traductions de base) des articles: -

April 2019
 Rio Tinto "admet une violation de tampon"

March 2019 
Le groupe minier Rio Tinto sest retiré de la zone environnementale

November 2018 
Rio Tinto: Le long chemin de la transparence

Sept 2018 
Craintes de pollution de l'eau enrichie en radionucléides du fait que le secteur minier malgache viole les limites légales    

Other media coverage: 


Mongabay Nov 2019
Madagascar regulator under scrutiny in breach at Rio Tinto-controlled mine

Madagascar: Rio Tinto mine breaches sensitive wetland

Version Francais

Madagascar : la mine de Rio Tinto viole une zone humide sensible

The Guardian:
UK blocks Madagascar farmer who says mining firm ousted him from land

The Times: 
Setback for farmer in fight against mining firm