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
FEATURE-Jamaican jungle safe from mining - for now
"This area is too valuable"
INSIGHT-Displaced by mining, Peru villagers spurn shiny new town
"It is like we are trapped in a jail, in a cage where little animals are kept"
At least 17 killed in gold mine dispute on Mali-Guinea border
Villagers in both countries lay claim to the zone's rich underground deposits
Luxembourg's space mining mission begins Tuesday - deputy PM
"When I launched the initiative a year ago, people thought I was mad"
Luxembourg pioneers property rights laws for planets and asteroids
Under international mining law, mining in space is a contentious subject
INSIGHT - Amazon's billion dollar gold rush leaves trail of toxins
Tens of thousands of illegal miners have poured into the Amazon rainforest, poisoning the river with toxins while attempting to strike it rich
Guinea town's unrest a cautionary tale for African mining
Across Africa tensions over how the benefits from subterranean riches get shared have sometimes stoked violence
INTERVIEW-Brazil prosecutors demand crackdown on illegal gold mining in Amazon's "El Dorado"
Thousands of miners who descended upon Apui in northwestern Brazil - the "New El Dorado" - are accused of perpetrating ecological crimes in illicit mines
FEATURE-Indian villagers see no shine in gold rush
"When they dig for the mine, they will cut down trees and damage the forest. They will make the water dirty. Where will we go?"