Not only do Canadian mines in the Philippines degrade the environment and displace Indigenous communities, activists say, eco-defenders are targeted by the Philippine government for protesting them. A VICE World News investigation.
The approval comes just a week after Prime Minister Scott Morrison refused to commit to a net zero carbon emissions target by 2050.
India will auction 40 coal blocks next month for commercial mining.
A number of native title holders in Queensland's Galilee Basin set up a blockade near the Adani Carmichael coal mine, in an attempt to reclaim the land from the mining giant.
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For the informal miners struggling to pull themselves out of poverty, the risks, no matter how bad, are worth it.
Trump thinks of outer space as the realm of "rich guys," and his push to mine the Moon is no different from his support for industrial extraction on Earth, even if it isn't feasible for decades to come.
Cracks are reaching up toward the arctic mining town's center, caused by the continued expansion of excavation.
I, a lifelong environmentalist, attended Prospectors and Developers Association of Canada 2020 to learn how the industry is grappling with climate change.
Apple, Google, Microsoft, Dell, and Tesla are being sued over their alleged reliance on cobalt mined by children.
The community lives with the prospect of losing their homes forever, not just to political oppression but also the severe effects of climate change.
Managers hoped a bit of spray paint would trick authorities into thinking they were meeting environmental requirements. It didn't work.
The Canadian gold mining company has been plagued for years by allegations of human rights violations and environmental destruction at its mine in Papua New Guinea.