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Tar sands protest in Canada

Activists force tar sand mine to close in Canada

Ecologist

16th September, 2009

Greenpeace activists block Shell's tar sands oil extraction operation in protest at its environmental cost more...
Plans for diamond mining in Botswana saw Bushmen forced out of their home

Botswana admits bushmen were evicted for diamond mine

Ecologist

19th August, 2009

Official admits government cut off water supply to force Bushmen out of the Central Kalahri Game Reserve more...
Royal Mint sources copper from mines across the world

Royal Mint linked to rainforest destruction

Ecologist

4th August, 2009

Government-owned Royal Mint admits it has no ethical sourcing policy more...
Fighting Coal

Fighting Coal

Frank Joseph Smecker

7th July, 2009

The Appalachians, America's vast network of mountains, has long been threatened by destructive coal mining practices. Local communities fighting mountain top removal are putting their hopes behind new legislation now in Congress more...
Lumps of coal

James Hansen arrested during anti-coal demonstration

Ecologist

24th June, 2009

Scientists are leading the charge against political foot-dragging on climate change, with James Hansen arrested for protesting against coal mining and Kevin Anderson warning the UK Government its emissions levels are 'dangerously optimistic' more...
An overview of the Vedanta refinery in Lanjigarh, Orrisa. Sanjit Das/ActionAid

UK companies linked to devastating Indian mine

Andrew Wasley

19th June, 2009

Plans to bulldoze an Indian mountain sacred to local people were controversial enough... before shareholder data revealed that a raft of UK household names, ranging from Jaguar cars to the Church of England, own shares in the company behind the mine, Vedanta Resources plc. Andrew Wasley reports more...
An overview of the Vedanta refinery in Lanjigarh, Orrisa. Sanjit Das/ActionAid

UK companies linked to devastating Indian mine

Andrew Wasley

19th June, 2009

Plans to bulldoze an Indian mountain sacred to local people were controversial enough... before shareholder data revealed that a raft of UK household names, ranging from Jaguar cars to the Church of England, own shares in the company behind the mine, Vedanta Resources plc more...
Silver rings

Can silver ever be ethical?

Matilda Lee

1st March, 2009

From country cousin to king gold, silver is slowly cleaning up its tarnished reputation, writes Matilda Lee more...
In the News

Official complaint made against mining giant

Ecologist

1st February, 2009

Mining giant Vedanta receives a gift wrapped complaint following plans to turn sacred homeland into a bauxite mine. more...
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As green as gold?

Phil Moore

25th September, 2008

Environmental group Global Response has challenged Wal-Mart’s claim that their Love, Earth jewelery is ‘committed to protecting the environment’. more...
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Between a rock and a hard place

Phil Moore

1st August, 2008

The battle between mining giant Vedanta and the threatened tribal Dongria Kondh of Orissa, eastern India continues. more...
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Unearthing justice

Rashmi Mistry

28th May, 2008

Imagine you’re walking along and notice a flash from the ground. You look down and you’ve stumbled upon gold. You think your luck has changed, what’s shining back at you is a life of luxury, problems over. Except if you’re Luis Arteaga, a 95 year-old father of 10 in Honduras. more...

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Not all that is gold, glitters - a report on the dark side of the precious metal

Laura Sevier

17th April, 2008

The world’s favourite precious metal is hiding a dirty little secret. Laura Sevier reports on the truth behind the glitter, and asks whether gold can ever be green more...
In the News

'We're no role model', says Australian green group

News

27th April, 2007

'Don't make the same mistakes as us,' Australian think-tank the Mineral Policy Institue has warned China more...
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Nuclear Power Dossier - Uranium Mining and Milling

Jon Hughes

1st June 2006

Remote, unregulated and...running out. Why the business of fuelling nuclear power can't give us energy sovereignty more...

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