AFRICA: the impact of mining on the environment©Homo Cosmicos/Shutterstock

The perfect combination of mining and environmental protection is still a mirage in most African countries. The mining industry, mainly focused on the extraction of minerals and metals such as iron, copper, cobalt, nickel and cadmium, degrades ecosystems and contaminates the environment. “Oil, silver, copper, or gold are found inContinue Reading

Environmental stewardship and mining: Powering a greener future

www.123rf.com We and our planet are in an environmental crisis. Climate change, population growth, pollution, poverty, and an increasing demand for natural resources which are damaging to our natural ecosystems, are some of the most significant challenges we must overcome. The impact of human industry on our atmosphere, land, water,Continue Reading

- Mining giant Rio Tinto Face Environmental, Human Rights Complaint in Papua New Guinea -

Active Citizens, Asia-Pacific, Crime & Justice, Development & Aid, Environment, Featured, Food & Agriculture, Headlines, Health, Human Rights, Natural Resources, Regional Categories, TerraViva United Nations, Water & Sanitation On the occasion of World Environment Day, 5 June 2021, drawing from IPS’s bank of features and opinion editorials published this year,Continue Reading

Generation Mining Announces Filing of Environmental Impact Statement Toronto Stock Exchange:GENM

TORONTO, April 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Generation Mining Limited (TSX: GENM) (OTCQB: GENMF) (“Gen Mining” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the submission of the Environmental Impact Statement (“EIS”) Addendum – Volume 2 for the Marathon Palladium Copper Project (the “Project”).  The EIS provides an outline and analysisContinue Reading

A Closer Look at the Environmental Impact of Bitcoin Mining

Source: Adobe/Photocreo Bednarek Christopher Bendiksen, Head of Research at CoinShares, major European major digital asset manager.____ Bitcoin (BTC) is a settlement system like FedWire, not a payments aggregator like Visa It uses energy to deliver that function independently of central authorities Global energy production continues to rely on fossil fuelsContinue Reading

Correction: Assessing the impacts of nodule mining on the deep-sea environment

IMAGE: Manganese nodule with a deep-sea sponge. Expedition SO242. view more  Credit: ROV KIEL6000, GEOMAR. Joint press release of GEOMAR Helmholtz Centre for Ocean Research Kiel, Alfred-Wegener Institute Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research, Senckenberg-Gesellschaft für Naturforschung, Jacobs University Bremen gGmbH, MARUM – Center for Marine Environmental Sciences at theContinue Reading