After trekking nearly two hours through dense jungle, Brazilian environmental special forces burst into a clearing where the trees had been sawn and a muddy crater dug: an illegal gold mine on indi

Newcrest Mining suspended all mining and processing at its Gosowong operation in Indonesia after the underground section of the gold mine was damaged by a cave-in late on Monday, which trapped one

Khaung Tong Creek was a 1.5-metre-deep, pristine creek some 10 years ago, but these days this important tributary of Kachin State’s famed Indawgyi Lake is just a little stream some 10 centimetres (

From 2010-2013, integrated health and environmental responses addressed an unprecedented epidemic lead poisoning in Zamfara State, northern Nigeria. Artisanal gold mining caused widespread contamination resulting in the deaths of more than 400 children. Socio-economic, logistic, and security challenges required remediation and medical protocols within the context of local resources, labor practices, and cultural traditions.

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At least 13 people died when an old gold mine they were working in collapsed in eastern Guinea, a local official said on Monday.

At least 12 miners are feared dead after an illegal gold mine collapsed in Indonesia's West Java province on Tuesday night, local police said on Wednesday.

The man promoting a controversial underground gold mine near Majors Creek was in charge of an Australian mine in the Philippines which discharged cyanide-laden waste into creeks, killing fish and o

The Monitoring of the Andean Amazon Project publishes recent evidence of deforestation.

Non Governmental Organizations and Donor Agencies in the country have been urged to put pressure on illegal mining operations (galamsey) to curb their activities.

The High Court in Johannesburg will hear an application by the Treatment Action Campaign (TAC) and Sonke Gender Justice on Monday for them to intervene as amici curiae (friends of the court) in a p

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