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Brazil Mine Spill: Enough is Enough

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By Shreema Mehta

November 10, 2015

Yet another mine failure has caused yet another spill — this time with fatalities.

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Tagged with: tailings, bhp billiton, mine waste, brazil, mount polley, vale

The Dangers of Deep Sea Mining

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By Shreema Mehta

September 28, 2015

For the mining industry, technological advances have made the world’s oceans the new frontier. Both companies and governments have started exploration and even tout deep-sea mining as a safer alternative to the problems caused by mineral extraction. But they do so in the absence of any scientific consensus on the long-term impacts of deep-sea mining.

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Tagged with: papua new guinea, png, deep sea, nautilus, seabed, solwara

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