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Barbara Fraser
4/13/14
For half a millennium, contact with outsiders has meant death for indigenous groups living in isolation in the Amazon forest, but a new study from Brazil shows that some of those g...
ICTMN Staff
2/27/14
First Nations across Canada on February 27 were lauding the federal government’s final rejection of a mining proposal that would have destroyed Tsilhquot’in sacred lands and caused...
ICTMN Staff
2/14/14
A whopping 360 scientists from Canada, Poland, Australia, the contiguous United States and elsewhere in the world are pleading with the U.S...
Gale Courey Toensing
1/24/13
A new and legally binding international treaty to reduce harmful emissions of mercury was adopted by more than 140 states at the 5 th International Negotiating Committee session at...
Peter d'Errico

People have mined gold for centuries. Archeological evidence points to gold mining at least 7,000 years ago. Stories of Aztec gold drove 16th century Spaniards to invade the continent, where they found products of a rich mining and smelting history....

11/18/12
ICTMN Staff
9/6/12
It started out as a normal morning for Jordan Manda, but it turned out to be his last...
David P. Ball
6/7/12
Behind doors closed even to media, Taseko Mines Ltd...
ICTMN Staff
3/2/12
As the Canadian government’s environmental assessment of the controversial New Prosperity Mine proposal gets under way, the Tsilhqot’in (Chilcotin), whose territory would be decima...
Thomas Mills
2/19/12
In the past 80 years Raymond Yowell’s ancestral homeland has had more than 900 nuclear bomb tests, 50 million ounces of gold extracted from its depths, and now, his cattle rounded ...

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