ACTION ALERT: Tell the Museum of Nature to Rethink Partnership with Barrick Gold!
Amidst reports of human rights violations and massive public opposition to the environmentally destructive operations of Barrick Gold around the world, it is shocking that the Canadian Museum of Nature would undertake a partnership with the notorious multinational mining company.
The Canadian Museum of Nature is a largely publicly funded institution that states the following about its objectives: The purpose of the Canadian Museum of Nature is to give Canadians an opportunity of discovering and understanding the natural world and how to live in balance with it.
This partnership is an attempt by Barrick Gold to improve its public image and influence public opinion. It severely undermines the ability of the Museum of Nature to serve the public interest and educate about the natural world.
Barrick Gold has used its political influence to lobby against regulatory oversight of the environmentally and socially harmful practices of mining companies here in Canada and around the world.
Please use the template on the link or send your own message to the President of the Museum of Nature demanding that the Museum reconsider the partnership with Barrick Gold.
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