• Malaysia's last indigenous nomadic tribe threatened by

    The cause of death in two of the bodies has been determined as pneumonia but investigations continue into whether it was a secondary infection. Locating the bodies of the Orang Asli who have died has proved difficult as their custom is to leave the community when they become ill, and many had migrated deep into the jungle.

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    OVA41436E Guardian emergency light block standard non-maintained 1 h 1050 lm

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  • Small-scale mining on the increase in developing countries

    GENEVA (ILO News) Small-scale mining is expanding rapidly and often uncontrollably in many developing countries, employing large numbers of women and children in dangerous conditions and generating a workplace fatality rate up to 90 times higher than mines in industrialized countries, says a new report * by the International Labour Office (ILO).

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  • Aleta Baun Goldman Environmental Foundation

    By organizing hundreds of local villagers to peacefully occupy marble mining sites in weaving protests, Aleta Baun stopped the destruction of sacred forestland on Mutis Mountain on the island of Timor. Anchoring the Indonesian western half of the island of Timor is

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  • Mozambique will be stripped of its forests 'in just a few

    Environment Sipho Kings 2019-07-26 000000 Live in JHB, lose three years of life The air in South Africa's biggest city is the country's most polluted, playing havoc with health, so move to

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  • Canada vs United States Environment Stats Compared

    The environment component of the index measures what these countries do to reduce their use of scarce natural resources. The score goes up if their greenhouse gas emissions are falling, their fuel taxes are high, do not subsidize the fishing industry, or have a low fossil fuel rate per capita.

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  • Cambodia Last Hope for Indochina, or on its Last Breath

    Elsewhere in northeast Cambodia, in Mondulkiri and Kratie provinces, it has recently come to light that cyanide is the cause of recent mass illnesses in these far-flung districts, most likely from illegal mining.

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  • US and Canada Back the White Supremist Minority in

    Jun 22, 2019Racism is one of the main engines and expressions of the current counter-revolution. In Venezuela the revolutionary struggle to end white supremacy and for self-determination is slow, and complicated by white elites, backed by US imperialism, and by the denial of many that racism persists

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  • RTL Today News

    Fur-tive adventurer No 'Guardian of the Galaxy' trapped US raccoon goes viral Pacific 'Ring of Fire' Indonesia lifts tsunami warning after powerful quake off Java Ecuador cracks down on illegal mining to transform economy. 1 August 2019.

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  • Defenders of the earth Global Witness

    It has never been deadlier to take a stand against companies that steal land and destroy the environment. Our new report Defenders of the Earth found that nearly four people were murdered every week in 2016 protecting their land and the natural world from industries like mining

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  • Gold and Grief in Venezuela's Violent South Crisis Group

    Strict rules laid down by the ELN guerrillas or the FARC dissidents may bring a certain level of order to mines under their control, but at a high cost. Many community leaders have reportedly been killed in recent years. Alcohol and drug consumption are not tolerated and are punishable by death.

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  • Welcome to Hell Peruvian Mining City of La Rinconada

    Mar 28, 2019Like in Indonesia, another savage pro-Western capitalist regime, people here are too preoccupied with their immediate essential problems; they cannot be bothered with 'abstract' thoughts about the environment, or lawlessness. I see people pissing in the middle of the street. "It is not just mercury," I am told.

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  • G20 Analysis Global Slavery Index

    There is evidence indicating that the gold mining industry in DRC is at risk of modern slavery. Field research conducted by "Free the Slaves" in three mining sites in the South Kivu province from June 2012 to January 2013 revealed that forced labour affected 10 percent of individuals in Kamituga, 24 percent of those in Lugushwa, and 61 percent of those in Nyamurhale.

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  • The Fight for Land Rights is the Fight for the Forests

    Sep 11, 2017In Indonesia, and across the world, the fight for land rights is the fight for the forests and the climate. For communities impacted by Toba Pulp Lestari (TPL)—Indonesia's largest producer of pulp for fabric—the struggle for land rights and environmental conservation has been one and the same.

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  • Indonesia's Two Presidents OffGuardian

    May 16, 2019Instead he is building new roads there, to help to move the loot extracted by the foreign and local mining and timber companies. The Papuan opposition and freedom fighters are hunted down, tortured and killed. On the island of Kalimantan, unbridled plunder and the environmental destruction goes on and on, unchallenged and unquestioned.

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  • Mining for smartphones the true cost of tin

    Miners sift through sand looking for tin ore at a mine in Tanjung Pesona, District Sungai Liat, Bangka, Indonesia. Mining on the island is dominated by state-owned PT Timah which runs the world's largest tin smelting operation, processing 50,000 tonnes of tin a year.

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  • Why Nestle is one of the most hated companies in the world

    Child labor, unethical promotion, manipulating uneducated mothers, pollution, price fixing and mislabeling those are not words you want to see associated with your company. Nestle is the world's

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  • Driven to Extraction Can Sand Mining be Sustainable? by

    May 30, 2019Sand is a critical ingredient for many of the materials that we take for granted concrete, glass and asphalt. Sand and coarse aggregates form the backbone of the modern world and also, through land reclamation, the ground on which we live. A growing global population increasingly living in cities has led to a spiralling rise in the extraction of sand and aggregates, with serious environmental

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  • Breaking News, World News and Video from Al Jazeera

    News, analysis from the Middle East worldwide, multimedia interactives, opinions, documentaries, podcasts, long reads and broadcast schedule.

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  • Implications of the Minamata Convention on Mercury for

    Aug 26, 2014Acknowledgments. The authors would like to thank three anonymous peer reviewers who offered valuable comments on this manuscript. The study was possible due to support from the University of Edinburgh Strategic Research Support Fund, the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust, the Trudeau Foundation, the University of British Columbia and the United Nations Environment Programme.

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  • InfoMine Mining Intelligence and Technology

    InfoMine provides comprehensive information on mining, the mining industry, mining technology and mineral exploration. InfoMine categories include mining news, mining jobs, mining equipment, mineral commodities, and professional development

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  • UK Seabed Resources Papua New Guinea Mine Watch

    UK Seabed Resources (UKSRL) conducted a baseline environmental survey of its licence area in the Pacific last October. Construction of a seafloor mining machine was completed in the UK It is hoping to extract so-called nodules from the ocean floor small lumps of rock which contain far higher proportions of metals than ores found on land.

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  • Indonesia Edges Out Another Oil Major In Push To

    Indonesia, which was ranked in 2016 as the 99th least attractive mining investment environments in 2016 out of 104 nations, began its crusade to rail against foreign control of its natural

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  • 2019 budget and oil price volatility The Guardian

    Jun 27, 2019A recent report of the slump in the price of crude oil to about US $60 from almost US $70 per barrel has really become worrisome for Nigeria's implementation of the 2019 budget, despite some

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  • Situation Precarious For Tens Of Thousands Of Children In

    Oct 05, 2018Above, 10-year-old Rido Saputra stands in front of the ruins of his home, destroyed by a tsunami in Donggala Regency, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.

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  • United Nations Environment Programme Wikipedia

    The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) is a programme of the United Nations that coordinates the organization's environmental activities and assists developing countries in implementing environmentally sound policies and practices.It was founded by Maurice Strong, its first director, as a result of the United Nations Conference on the Human Environment (Stockholm Conference) in June

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  • Mining Disasters The New York Times

    Jul 10, 2019The ruling represented the first time the mining giant Vale has been formally held responsible for a disaster that unleashed a wave of toxic mud and killed at

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  • 32-year-old worker dies at Detroit area US Steel mill

    May 24, 2017A 32-year-old worker from Cleveland, Ohio fell to his death at US Steel's Great Lakes Steel Facility in the Detroit suburb of Ecorse, Michigan early Monday morning. The death of the still unidentified worker, a contractor for Mid-American Group, is the latest in a series of fatalities at the steel company, which has implemented deep cost-cutting

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  • UK to put climate crisis and environment at the heart of

    A number of news outlets cover the government's announcement that, as the Guardian says, the "UK will have an 'ethical' development policy that puts the climate emergency and environmental protection at the heart of overseas aid, with more than 190m to be

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  • Topic ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

    Jul 15, 2019Australia's most trusted source of local, national and world news. Comprehensive, independent, in-depth analysis, the latest business, sport, weather and more.

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