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About 90 per cent of arable lands in Horbor, a farming community within the Ga South Municipality in the Greater Accra Region, have been destroyed by indiscriminate sand winning activities.

Nigerian govt. to invest N2.5 Billion in DFIs for Small Scale MinersNigerian govt. to invest N2.5 Billion in DFIs for Small Scale Miners

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil’s government will revise a decree that opened up a vast mineral reserve in the Amazon rainforest to mining, ministers told journalists on Monday, responding to overwhelm

The Brazilian president Michel Temer has abolished an Amazonian reserve the size of Denmark, prompting concerns of an influx of mineral companies, road-builders and workers into the species-rich fo

New research, commissioned by the India Committee of the Netherlands and Stop Child Labour, reveals that modern slavery, low wages, unsafe and unhealthy working conditions are rampant in granite quarries in South India. In some quarries, especially in waste stone processing, child labour is found.

A team of scientists from the Carnegie Institution for Science found that, between 1999 and 2016, gold mining expansion cost the region 4,437 hectares (10,964 acres) of forest loss per year.

Order of the National Green Tribunal (Eastern Zone Bench, Kolkata) in the matter of Manjhi Parganas Abhen Baisi Vs Aligarh Muslim University, Kishanganj, Bihar & Others dated 21/08/2017 regarding illegal works of construction of embankment and boundary wall on the river bed of Mahananda and the flood plains as well as illegal mining of minor minerals.

The Government of Chad, in collaboration with the Coalition for Dialogue in Africa, ECA Capacity Development Division, and the African Minerals Development Center, organized a validation workshop o

The “archaic” practice of mining rivers in north Queensland is making a mockery of Australia’s key policy to protect the Great Barrier Reef, wasting multimillion-dollar efforts to cut runoff pollut

BRASILIA (Reuters) - Brazil will allow environmental transgressors to exchange millionaire fines for recovery works at a discount, the environment minister said on Thursday, in a bid to reduce liti

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