Alaska initiative to protect wild salmon could kill off a massive open-pit mine
Proposition 1 would protect rivers the salmon need to spawn but the oil, gas, and mining industries say it would make new projects a "deal killer."
Mexico Finally Opens Auction for Private Oil Exploration, But Gets Few Takers
Mexico's government for years touted the eventual opening up of its national oil industry to private money. But in its first gamble, it auctioned off only two out of 14 exploration fields, a disappointing result.
Blood and Oil: Displaced Yazidi Refugees Making a Dangerous Living in Northern Iraq
Sebastian Meyer profiles a family of displaced Yazidis refugees in northern Iraq who make a potentially lethal living running a small oil refinery.