May 5, 2020

S2 E17 Adani Coal Mine and its protesters

S2 E17 Adani Coal Mine and its protesters

In this episode I speak with a family of activists about the Adani coal mine and why it is being protested. 
Ben Laycock, Jacynta Walsh and their daughter Rilka Laycock-Walsh have each participated in different ways; Ben joined last year's Adani convoy a...


In this episode I speak with a family of activists about the Adani coal mine and why it is being protested. 

Ben Laycock, Jacynta Walsh and their daughter Rilka Laycock-Walsh have each participated in different ways; Ben joined last year's Adani convoy as lead by Bob Brown, Rilka has been protesting Adani with non violent direct action and all three have led a life of environmental activism.

 

   

LINKS:

Information about the Traditional Owners in the Galillee Basin where the Adani mine is happening and what they have been doing to stop the mine:

https://wanganjagalingou.com.au/our-fight/

 

About the Adani coal mine:

https://www.stopadani.com/why_stop_adani

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-04-26/what-we-know-about-adanis-carmichael-coal-mine-project/11049938

 

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carmichael_coal_mine

https://www.adaniaustralia.com/

 

Protest groups mentioned in the show - each name below is a link, so click away to find out more:

An article about protesters at camp Binbee and what they are up against:

https://www.echo.net.au/2019/08/from-lismore-to-camp-binbee-fighting-adani-every-step-of-the-way/ 

 

Art Swank interview with Ben Laycock about how his art practice and his activism interact:

https://soundcloud.com/mainfm-1/ben-laycock-art-and-activism?in=mainfm-1/sets/art-swank-series-the-bigger

 

Transition Towns episode as mentioned at the start of this episode:

https://saltgrass.podbean.com/e/s2-e3-transition-towns/