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From Russia, with blood: the impact of coal exports to Britain

The environmental and human costs are high, writes Vladimir Slivyak

Filed in: Climate Change Energy Indigenous Peoples Mining Russia

What is Antofagasta hiding from its investors?

Do the mining company’s shareholders know about the risks to their investments? Steffen Böhm and Rajiv Maher ask.

Filed in: Chile Mining

One woman’s victory against a mining giant in Peru

Máxima Acuña has just won the Goldman Prize for her resistance against a gold mine – but why are women’s bodies on the frontlines of resistance to extractivism? asks Sian Cowman.

Filed in: Environment Mining Pollution Women

At the Coalface

Ten more years of UK coal burning will be a lifetime on the ground, writes Liam Barrington-Bush.

Filed in: Colombia Indigenous Peoples Mining United Kingdom

Are we going to sit back and wait for the next mine waste disaster?

Following a recent tragedy in Brazil, Jennifer Krill wonders when environmental laws are going to be enforced.

Filed in: Brazil Disasters Environment Mining Rivers

Coal’s hidden ‘double whammy’

Millions of hectares of forest are threatened by coal mining, warns Saskia Ozinga.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Forests Mining Sustainability

Murder in Mindanao

Graciela Romero Vasquez decries the intersection of violence, money and state collusion in the mining industry.

Filed in: Mining Peru Philippines

The people have the power

An anti-mining action in the Rhineland coalfields brings hopes for climate change activism. Catherine Nadel reports.

Filed in: Climate Change Germany Mining

The stuff problem

How much mined material will we need to build a 100-per-cent renewable world? Danny Chivers works it out.

Filed in: Climate Change Conservation Environment Mining Pollution Sustainability

Marikana mining massacre: three years on, justice still denied

Tom Lebert looks on as the South African government is exonerated despite failings.

Filed in: Mining South Africa Work

Global protests oppose Vedanta mining company

Protestors used the company’s annual meeting to highlight human and environmental abuses, write Samarendra Das and Miriam Rose.

Filed in: Africa Environment India Mining Pollution Waste

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