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

Colorado Governor John Hickenlooper on Monday declared a "state of disaster emergency" over the accidental release of more than three million gallons (11.3 million liters) of potentially toxic wast

For centuries, the Subarnarekha river has been the lifeline for the people of the Chotanagpur Plateau.

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has halted the mining-related activities of African Queen Ghana Gold Company (AQ Ghana Gold) in Apragya in the Ashanti Region for lack of a mining lease.

A new report released from the World Gold Council, produced in association with Maxwell Stamp, a leading international economics consultancy, reveals that the gold mining industry directly contributed around US$83.1 billion to the global economy in 2013.

Kutum Locality — Three people died when a gold mine collapsed in the area of Abdel Shakur in Kutum locality on Saturday.