The ongoing ‘gold rush’ occurring in the tropical forests of South America has led to extensive deforestation over the last few years, new research from the University of Puerto Rico … [Read full article]
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The Time Has Come to Reform Outdated Mining Laws
With an economic crisis knocking at the front door and an energy crisis knocking at the back, the Department of Interior is working to responsibly balance development of conventional energy sources and the accelerated development of clean, renewable energy while at the same time protecting the treasured landscapes, wildlife, and cultural resources that claim America as their home.
More Gold Found in Japanese Sewer Than in the Country's Largest Mine
Plant officials at a sewage treatment plant in Japan say they have found about 2 mg per metric ton of the ash that remains after incinerating sludge — this is … [Read full article]