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nytimes.com - Clifford Krauss - A Copper Mine Could Advance Green Energy but Scar Sacred Land
A Copper Mine Could Advance Green Energy but Scar Sacred Land
The New York Times

SUPERIOR, Ariz. — As Wendsler Nosie finished his evening prayers sitting before a mesquite fire, a ceremonial yucca staff festooned with eagle feathers by his side, he gazed sternly toward a distant mesa where mining companies hope to…

reuters.com - Oliver Balch - To get to net-zero, we will need to make mining 'nature-positive', says mining council chief
To get to net-zero, we will need to make mining 'nature-positive', says mining council chief
Reuters

The Globel Investor Commission on Mining 2030, launched this week, says sector needs to address numerous systemic ESG risks to meet projected 500% growth in demand to power clean-energy economy Key is risk of biodiversity loss. According to…

nbcnews.com - Why are Brazil's Indigenous Yanomani decimated by diseases, mining?
Why are Brazil's Indigenous Yanomani decimated by diseases, mining?
NBC News

BOA VISTA, Brazil — Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency. While many in Brazil…

reuters.com - Nia Williams - Suncor buys smaller stake in Canada oil sands mine after TotalEnergies challenges Teck deal
Suncor buys smaller stake in Canada oil sands mine after TotalEnergies challenges Teck deal
Reuters

Jan 27 (Reuters) - Canada's Suncor Energy (SU.TO) on Friday said it was buying a smaller stake in the Fort Hills oil sands mine in northern Alberta from Teck Resources (TECKb.TO) after partner TotalEnergies (TTEF.PA) exercised its right of first…

localnews8.com - Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Norway's last Arctic miners struggle with coal mine's end
Local News 8

ADVENTDALEN, Norway (AP) — Kneeling by his crew as they drilled steel bolts into the low roof of a tunnel miles-deep into an Arctic mountain, Geir Strand reflected on the impact of their coal mine's impending closure. “It's true coal…

phys.org - EL√ČONORE HUGHES - Why Brazil's Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining
Why Brazil's Yanomami are being decimated by disease, mining
Phys.org

by ELÉONORE HUGHES and EDMAR BARROS Severe malnutrition and disease, particularly malaria, are decimating the Yanomami population in Brazil's Amazon rainforest, and on Jan. 20 the federal government declared a public health emergency. While…

esquire.com - Charles P. Pierce - What's Ours Won't Be Mine(d), as Interior Keeps Minerals in the Ground in Minnesota
What's Ours Won't Be Mine(d), as Interior Keeps Minerals in the Ground in Minnesota
Esquire

There aren't five more beautiful places in America than the Boundary Waters area in northern Minnesota. Unfortunately, beneath the ground in that area are all sorts of minerals that make, say, Chilean mining conglomerates drool into their ceviche.

singularityhub.com - Edd Gent - Space Mining Will Get Its First Real-World Test This Year
Space Mining Will Get Its First Real-World Test This Year
Home - Singularity Hub

Asteroid mining has long caught the imagination of space entrepreneurs, but conventional wisdom has always been that it's little more than a pipe dream. That may be about to change after a startup announced plans to launch two missions this year…

axios.com - Brady Dale - Crypto mining advocate sees green business in abandoned gas wells
Crypto mining advocate sees green business in abandoned gas wells
Axios

A new advocate for bitcoin miners, Satoshi Action Fund, believes that securing the oldest cryptocurrency could be an effective way to finance a longstanding environmental problem in the United States: orphaned gas wells. Why it matters: The…

kstp.com - Kyle Brown - Biden administration's 20-year mining ban near Boundary Waters draws mixed reactions
Biden administration's 20-year mining ban near Boundary Waters draws mixed reactions
5 EYEWITNESS NEWS - KSTP.com 5 Eyewitness News

The Biden administration's decision to protect the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness from mining is drawing mixed reactions across Minnesota. The order closes over 350 square miles of the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness in Northern…

cbssports.com - Brad Botkin - NBA trade rumors: Raptors are sitting on a gold mine, but will they cash it in?
NBA trade rumors: Raptors are sitting on a gold mine, but will they cash it in?
CBSSports.com

On Thursday morning, a report from SNY's Ian Begley surfaced that in December the Knicks offered the Raptors two first-round picks for OG Anunoby. This comes after it was reported earlier this week, by the Toronto Star's Bruce Arthur, that the…

forbes.com - Dana Feldman - Netflix's 'Your Place Or Mine' Is Rom-Com Gold
Netflix's 'Your Place Or Mine' Is Rom-Com Gold
Forbes

Your Place or Mine is the perfect Valentine's Day romantic comedy, and it's coming to Netflix just in time on February 10. The always adorable Reese Witherspoon portrays Debbie, a single mom who craves routine with her son in Los Angeles. Ashton…

bostonglobe.com - Lisa Friedman - Biden administration sets a mining Ban in Boundary Waters wilderness - The Boston Globe
Biden administration sets a mining Ban in Boundary Waters wilderness - The Boston Globe
BostonGlobe.com

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration Thursday said it will establish a 20-year moratorium on mining upstream from Minnesota's Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness, a vast preserve of lakes and woods that has been at the center of a fierce…

insightcrime.org - Yago Rosado - CJNG Control of Illegal Mining in Michoacán, Mexico, Claiming Indigenous Lives
CJNG Control of Illegal Mining in Michoacán, Mexico, Claiming Indigenous Lives
InSight Crime

Indigenous communities are up in arms in Michoacán, Mexico, after a series of murders and disappearances have been connected to the Jalisco Cartel New Generation's attempts to increase its control of illegal mining. Members of the Nahua…

beincrypto.com - Jay Speakman - Top 9 Trends Shaping the Future of Bitcoin Mining
Top 9 Trends Shaping the Future of Bitcoin Mining
BeInCrypto

Cryptocurrency mining has come a long way since the early days of Bitcoin. As the industry has evolved, so too have the trends and technologies that drive it. In this article, we will look at the most significant trends shaping the future of crypto…

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