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More than 30 gold miners have died in an informal pit in the Democratic Republic of Congo's South Kivu province after a landslide, officials said on Thursday, with dozens more feared trapped.

Nathaniel Tumo was astounded when an excavator arrived at his farm in western Kenya four years ago and started digging for minerals, almost bringing down his house.

Guinea’s fast-growing bauxite mining industry is threatening the livelihoods of thousands of Guineans, Human Rights Watch said in a report. Mining has destroyed ancestral farmlands, damaged water sources and coated homes and trees in dust.

Maintaining and restoring connectivity between source populations is essential for the long term viability of wide-ranging species, many of which occur in landscapes that are under pressure to meet increasing infrastructure needs. Identifying barriers in corridors can help inform conservation and infrastructure development agencies so that development objectives can be achieved without compromising conservation goals.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Ganta Shivarama Krishna Vs. State of Andhra Pradesh & Others dated 26/09/2018 regarding sand mining in Godavari River. It has also been prayed that sand mining being carried out, is against the provision, inter-alia Sustainable Sand Mining Management Guidelines, 2016.

Vedanta-controlled Bharat Aluminium Company Limited is the only big group operating in the district at present

Proposal by Polish climate presidency calls for a programme to monitor national efforts to protect communities impacted by climate action

Consultants employed by Australian company Mineral Sands Resources have acknowledged that the massive expansion of mining for mineral sands on ten West Coast beaches north of the Olifants River est

Environmental crimes and corruption emerged as top challenges affecting Africa’s efforts to combat ecosystem degradation at the special session of the African Ministerial Conference of the Environm

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of National Green Tribunal Bar Association Vs. Dr. Sarvabhoum Bagali (State of Karnataka) dated 25/09/2018. This application seeks direction for an enquiry into the death of three teenaged girls on 04.07.2014 belonging to Gubbewad village, Indi Block, Bijapur District, Karnataka, who fell and drowned in an abandoned sand mining pit on Bhima River on the side of State of Maharashtra.

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