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BacTech Environmental: “Green Gold” processing technology addresses artisanal mining and ARD problems | MINING.com

BacTech Environmental: “Green Gold” processing technology addresses artisanal mining and ARD problems | MINING.com | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Every year millions of small-scale miners toil in the baking sun, collecting and breaking rocks with the goal of extracting small amounts of gold - enough to make a living in some of the most impoverished corners of the world.
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“Mozambique-scale discoveries are a possibility in Madagascar” | Critical Resource

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Un dinosaure momifié en parfait état: sa peau et ses entrailles intacts

Un dinosaure momifié en parfait état: sa peau et ses entrailles intacts | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Voilà sans doute le dinosaure en meilleur état au monde. Ce Nodosaurus momifié a été extrait d'une roche ...,
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Un autre devoir sociétal des minières: leur contribution à l'avancement de l'archéologie, la paléontologie, l'anthropologie, etc.
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Philippines shows anti-mining environment minister the door | MINING.com

Philippines shows anti-mining environment minister the door | MINING.com | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Congress decision puts and end to a 10-month tenure during which Regina Lopez ordered the closure of more than half the country's mines and banned open-pit mining.
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Climat : une étude chiffre le réchauffement possible au Québec | Climat : où en sommes-nous? | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Climat : une étude chiffre le réchauffement possible au Québec | Climat : où en sommes-nous? | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Des chercheurs parviennent pour la première fois à quantifier le lien entre les émissions de gaz à effet de serre (GES) et l'augmentation de température pour le territoire du Québec.
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Le réchauffement climatique retardera l'avènement de la prochaine ère glaciaire | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca

Le réchauffement climatique retardera l'avènement de la prochaine ère glaciaire | ICI.Radio-Canada.ca | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Des climatologues allemands ont fait une découverte qui illustre encore davantage l'impact qu'a l'humanité sur la planète : « En gros, nous sommes en train de sauter un cycle glaciaire, ce qui est sans précédent », affirme Andrey Ganopolski du Postdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK).
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Mining the Red Planet

Mining the Red Planet | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
As concerns remain regarding the collapse of two further mining dams in Brazil, moving beyond "polluters pay" resolutions to more proactive, scalable, and cost-effective preventive mechanisms becomes fundamental for Latin America's extractive sector.
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Mining on Mars, Samarco's disaster, upheavals in Peru and mobile phones to foster equitable artisanal mining.

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New Hope for China’s Last Free-Flowing River

New Hope for China’s Last Free-Flowing River | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Chinese sources report that the government of Yunnan Province has decided to stop all dam construction on China's last free-flowing river. If confirmed, this decision will protect a biodiversity hotspot of global importance.
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Je suis en retard mais tjrs pertinent: Les... - Charles Cote La Presse

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Singapore releases 30,000 logs of illegal Malagasy rosewood - EIA

Singapore releases 30,000 logs of illegal Malagasy rosewood - EIA | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
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Infographie : ce qu'il faut savoir sur les hydrocarbures en Afrique - JeuneAfrique.com

Infographie : ce qu'il faut savoir sur les hydrocarbures en Afrique - JeuneAfrique.com | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Malgré une consommation de pétrole et de gaz dominée en grande partie par l'Afrique du Nord, et un potentiel de production encore sous-exploité, le continent peut se targuer d'être un acteur de poids dans la production mondiale de pétrole et de gaz. Jeune Afrique a fait le tour... #hydrocarbures
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The $2 trillion mining value chain at a glance | MINING.com

The $2 trillion mining value chain at a glance | MINING.com | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
All you need to know about mining and metals and the role the sector plays in key industries of the global economy in one simple table.
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4 Ways Polar Bears Are Dealing With Climate Change

4 Ways Polar Bears Are Dealing With Climate Change | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
A few of these opportunistic predators have found new sources of food as their regular sources diminish—but is it enough to save them?
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Brazil judge blocks decree allowing mining in Amazon | MINING.com

Brazil judge blocks decree allowing mining in Amazon | MINING.com | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Federal judge Rolando Spanholo said opening the area known as Renca to mining can only be done by an act of Congress under the constitution.
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Adidas Releases First Mass-Produced Ocean Plastic Shoe

adidas has released the UltraBOOST Uncaged Parley running shoe - the first mass-produced footwear created using plastic waste retrieved by clean-up
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L'île déserte aux 38 millions de débris | Jean-Louis SANTINI | Pollution

L'île déserte aux 38 millions de débris | Jean-Louis SANTINI | Pollution | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
L'une des îles les plus isolées du monde, située dans le Pacifique sud, a la plus forte densité de débris plastiques de la planète, révèle une étude qu
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Top 10 Myths about Sustainability

Top 10 Myths about Sustainability | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Here are the top 10 myths about sustainability as reported in Scientific American way back in 2009 but still true today : Myth 1: Nobody knows what
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New ITUC report exposes hidden workforce of 116 million in global supply chains of fifty companies

New ITUC report exposes hidden workforce of 116 million in global supply chains of fifty companies | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
The global supply chains of 50 companies employ only six per cent of people in a direct employment relationship, yet rely on a hidden workforce (...)
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“Only by exposing the practices of these companies to consumers and citizens around the world will companies begin to take responsibility for their supply chains and follow the rule of law,” said Sharan Burrow.

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État d'urgence à Los Angeles en raison d'une fuite de méthane | États-Unis

État d'urgence à Los Angeles en raison d'une fuite de méthane | États-Unis | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Le gouverneur de Californie a déclaré l'État d'urgence mercredi autour de Los Angeles à cause d'une fuite de méthane massive qui a forcé des milliers de résidents à...
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Warm weather threatens vital ice road for Canada’s remote diamond mines

Warm weather threatens vital ice road for Canada’s remote diamond mines | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Each winter, in the far reaches of Canada’s north, a highway of ice built atop frozen lakes and tundra acts as a supply lifeline to remote diamond mines, bustling with traffic for a couple of months before melting away in the spring, but this year, the world’s busiest ice road is running late
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Nuclear power paves the only viable path forward on climate change

Nuclear power paves the only viable path forward on climate change | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
To solve the climate problem, policy must be based on facts and not prejudice. Alongside renewables, Nuclear will make the difference between the world missing crucial climate targets or achieving them
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27 images that prove that we are in danger. #7 left my mouth open.

27 images that prove that we are in danger. #7 left my mouth open. | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Sometimes every word is superfluous. These pictures say more than a thousand words.
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Les îles éparses abritent une richesse de 300 milliards de dollars - Trafic des ressources naturelles de Madagascar: Parlons-en!

Les îles éparses abritent une richesse de 300 milliards de dollars - Trafic des ressources naturelles de Madagascar: Parlons-en! | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
Du 9 au 11 novembre, la Ministre des outre-mer française George Pau Langevin, a visité Mayotte et les îles de l’Océan Indien, notamment...
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Pétrole : deux compagnies font plier Ségolène Royal à Juan de Nova

Pétrole : deux compagnies font plier Ségolène Royal à Juan de Nova | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
South Atlantic petroleum (Sapetro) et Marex petroleum pourront continuer à prospecter les eaux de Juan de Nova, l’îlot corallien français des îles
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Economie 2 - La vérité sur les sables bitumineux

Economie 2 - La vérité sur les sables bitumineux | Sustainable Development | Scoop.it
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