From gold bars to barring mining, U.S. town awaits extractive ban ruling
"There's not enough gold on Earth that could repay for the damage we would do if we poisoned this valley"
Colombia tribunal suspends awarding of mining licenses, gov't to appeal
The decision is a response to a suit brought in 2013 by leftist Senator Ivan Cepeda, among others, and said all Colombians have a collective right to a healthy environment
Race to the bottom? India plans deep dive for seabed minerals
As expanding technology and infrastructure fuel global demand for resources, manufacturing powerhouses India and China, are eyeing the ocean
Caterpillar, Volvo, Komatsu linked to mining abuses in Myanmar - report
The research suggested thousands of people had lost their land in the past 15 years, while hundreds may have died each year in landslides and flooding linked to the mines
Charges against Thai activists dismissed, mining protest to go on
A Thai court has dismissed all charges against female activists who seek the closure of a gold mine they said hurts their health and environment
Poor left out of mining profits as 'resource curse' hits Kenya
"In many cases, resources are found where in areas people are vulnerable"
Mining industry must improve human rights, environment protection - index
"We also anticipate that the index will raise awareness among companies of what society expects from (them)"
From Ecuador's Amazon to president's palace, indigenous women demand end to drilling
"Oil has not brought development for the Waorani"
A modern land run? Trump move opens Utah to mining claims under 1872 law
The process for staking a claim remains much as it did during the Gold Rush