#mining News

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Local NGOs and scientists puzzle over how a lanthanide mining operation was approved in one of Malaysia's most environmentally sensitive forests.
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Residents of Sangihe Island in Indonesia have won a lawsuit against a company planning to mine gold on their island.
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Mismanagement of water resources is at the root of Pakistan’s crisis, says water expert Umer Karim.
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Governments are due to agree reforms to a treaty that allows energy companies to sue states for lost profits and could be used to claim damages if they move to phase out fossil fuels.
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#mining Opinion

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The Brazilian general elections are scheduled to be held in October this year. With deforestation in the Amazon increasing and the country's environmental agenda decimated, civil society needs to be mobilised to fight for climate justice.
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When forced labour practices are part of supply chains, it is reasonable to ascertain that environmental degradation may be present too.
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Ahead of the COP26 climate summit in Glasgow in November, Eco-Business highlights some of the major issues the Southeast Asian country must address to attain its vision of a low-carbon future.
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The transboundary rivers of South Asia are seeing increased business investments and infrastructure development. There is a growing need for the integration of businesses and human rights frameworks in water governance decision-making.
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#mining Videos

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EB Studio There are vast mineral riches lying on the ocean floor that could help to power the energy transition, but is the environmental cost of extracting them worth the risk?
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Diamonds aren't just for engagement rings and cutting tools—they can bring light to dark places.
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A Global Witness report has found that more than 200 people were killed for engaging in peaceful protest against corporate mining, logging, agribusiness and poaching activities last year. The trend is growing.
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An influx of illegal Chinese miners, attracted by the abundance of gold, has ignited bloody conflicts with the …
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#mining Podcasts

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The clean energy sector’s poor human rights performance places its legitimacy at risk. Jessie Cato of the Business & Human Rights Resource Centre sheds light on how the industry can avoid labour abuse, land grabs and other violations.
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EB Studio Mining can come at great environmental cost, but is necessary to fuel the energy transition. Michael Salvatico from Trucost tells the Eco-Business podcast about the risk and opportunity confronting Australia's mining sector — and what it could mean for Asia Pacific.
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