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minewatch, the London-based research and policy non-governmental organisation ( ngo ) for global mine projects, has thrown a spanner in the expansion plans of the Indian coal mining giant Coal

ecological interests seem to have prevailed in a row involving the Yellowstone National Park, one of the best-known us sanctuaries and also a tourist attraction. The area was in the centre of a

The fears of the inhabitants of Serra Leste in the northern state of Para have come true. When

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Irian Jaya, in Indonesia, is witnessing the descretion of its rainforests by a mining firm; an oft repeated story, one would think, but the implications are no less frightening

a new line of gold miners are waiting to be engaged in the extraction of the metal in the country. Developed by scientists at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Thiobacillus

A six-year-old mine dispute between the villagers of Papua New Guinea (PNG) and Australia's largest company, the Broken Hill Pty Company (BHP) Ltd has been settled out of court. PNG landowners

In the wake of the recent ecological disaster caused by the Marcopper Mining Corp, mining companies in the Philippines are bending backwards to convince skeptics that they have adopted

HEAVY flow of water has rendered the country's only underground salt mine at Gumma in Himachal Pradesh unsafe. Some of the salt from the rocks gets dissolved due to the heavy flow of water which,