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New York Magazine
Barack Obama’s Transformational Success Is Only Beginning to Come Into ViewTed Cruz promises a future in which “America is the Saudi Arabia of coal.” The
Barack Obama’s Transformational Success Is Only Beginning to Come Into View
New York Magazine / Posted 23 hours ago
Ted Cruz promises a future in which “America is the Saudi Arabia of coal.” The vision of America as a feudal, theocratic resource-extraction kingdom is an appropriate symbol for the failed, dying creed the opposition represents. That Republicans... Read more
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CBC.ca
What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereigntyprevented China and the U.S. from exploring the concept of Arctic shipping, eit
What the closure of an Arctic seaport in Manitoba could mean for Canadian sovereignty
CBC.ca / Posted yesterday
prevented China and the U.S. from exploring the concept of Arctic shipping, either, probably as a prelude to ocean-floor resource extraction. Canada has been slow to bolster its own Arctic presence, even though the former Harper government made... Read more
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The Tyee
Is this Your Commuting Future?you do nothing, you can’t get in trouble.” When Canada invented its own cars
Is this Your Commuting Future?
The Tyee / Posted yesterday
you do nothing, you can’t get in trouble.” When Canada invented its own cars Kroll understands that in a country built on resource extraction, grain and branch-plant thinking, a made-in-Canada micro vehicle, especially one that’s high-tech and... Read more
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Zero Hedge
"Too Simple" Energy-Economy Models Give Misleading Answersbecomes increasingly difficult to repay debt with interest, creating a major pr
"Too Simple" Energy-Economy Models Give Misleading Answers
Zero Hedge / Posted yesterday
becomes increasingly difficult to repay debt with interest, creating a major problem for the financial system. The cost of resource extraction tends to rise because of diminishing returns. Wages, especially of non-elite workers, do not rise nearly... Read more
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Scoop.co.nz
Designing a future-focused resource management systemrecognises the public nature of the resource while ensuring there remains an in
Designing a future-focused resource management system
Scoop.co.nz / Posted 2 days ago
recognises the public nature of the resource while ensuring there remains an incentive for private sector investment in resource extraction and use.http://img.scoop.co.nz/media/pdfs/1607/Planning_our_future.pdf*Ends*© Scoop Media Trade Threat... Read more
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The Manila Times
OceanaGold confident of passing mining auditof the Didipio River following decades of irresponsible small-scale mining oper
OceanaGold confident of passing mining audit
The Manila Times / Posted 3 days ago
of the Didipio River following decades of irresponsible small-scale mining operations that use destructive practices in resource extraction and provide no economic benefit to communities,” Gozar said. He also said that OceanaGold’s recognition... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury Accent: Elephants in the mistagreed to surrender the mining rights." That was in April 2011. Butler stress
Sudbury Accent: Elephants in the mist
The Sudbury Star / Posted 5 days ago
agreed to surrender the mining rights." That was in April 2011. Butler stresses he isn't totally against development or resource extraction, and feels the existing quarry is a good example of how industry can operate without overwhelming the... Read more
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Simcoe Reformer
Firing range shot downit wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down,
Firing range shot down
Simcoe Reformer / Posted 5 days ago
it wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down," Robicheau added. "That land is zoned resource extraction. You could put a rock-crushing plant, an asphalt plant, or a concrete plant in there." Anita Buehner... Read more
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The Brantford Expositor
Firing range shot downit wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down,
Firing range shot down
The Brantford Expositor / Posted 5 days ago
it wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down," Robicheau added. "That land is zoned resource extraction. You could put a rock-crushing plant, an asphalt plant, or a concrete plant in there." Anita Buehner... Read more
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Delhi News Record
Firing range shot downit wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down,
Firing range shot down
Delhi News Record / Posted 5 days ago
it wants to take further action. "I say this doesn't shut Norfolk County down," Robicheau added. "That land is zoned resource extraction. You could put a rock-crushing plant, an asphalt plant, or a concrete plant in there." Anita Buehner... Read more
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Deseret News
Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?some say the bill is an effort to fracture the National Wilderness Preservation
Should mountain biking be allowed in designated wilderness areas?
Deseret News / Posted 5 days ago
some say the bill is an effort to fracture the National Wilderness Preservation System, opening it to opportunities for resource extraction and other uses. Scott Groene, executive director of the Southern Utah Wilderness Alliance, said the idea... Read more
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CTV News
Canada sending largest icebreaker to North Pole to bolster Arctic claimIt is the subject of competing claims, which reflect the area's growing importa
Canada sending largest icebreaker to North Pole to bolster Arctic claim
CTV News / Posted 6 days ago
It is the subject of competing claims, which reflect the area's growing importance in terms of shipping lanes and potential resource extraction. "We believe Canada has a very, very strong case that we're prepared to make under the United Nations... Read more
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The Hill
Our National Forests weren't designed just for timbermanagement practices are not fulfilling that promise." Were our National Fores
Our National Forests weren't designed just for timber
The Hill / Posted 7 days ago
management practices are not fulfilling that promise." Were our National Forests really conceptualized around a promise of resource extraction? The National Forest System was created in 1891 with the Land Revision and Forest Reserve Acts, which... Read more
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The Daily Sentinel
President Obama should protect Bears Earsthe PLI would allow oil and gas drilling, mining, or other development within t
President Obama should protect Bears Ears
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 8 days ago
the PLI would allow oil and gas drilling, mining, or other development within the area. Because it opens the Bears Ears to resource extraction, resistance to it will be strong. The PLI bill falls short of expectations, said Willie Greyeyes,... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Minister Lynne Brown - Power-Gen Africa Conferencewind and solar, but that also improve overall power supply certainty; the redu
Minister Lynne Brown - Power-Gen Africa Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
wind and solar, but that also improve overall power supply certainty; the reduction of the environmental impact of energy resource extraction, infrastructure development, and operations; and smart grid technologies, so that we can leapfrog... Read more
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Alaska Public
How Alaskans press their agenda in Clevelandstate senator Drue Pearce is working multiple angles to make sure Donald Trump
How Alaskans press their agenda in Cleveland
Alaska Public / Posted 9 days ago
state senator Drue Pearce is working multiple angles to make sure Donald Trump knows the Alaska GOP position on resource extraction. to inform Republicans about the importance of resource extraction to Alaska. Drue Pearce, a former... Read more
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Herald Sun
UN urges Tas to uphold forest protectioncommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN urges Tas to uphold forest protection
Herald Sun / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... should be strongly welcomed," the committee concluded. It further acknowledged a pledge by Tasmania... Read more
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Weekly Times
UN urges Tas to uphold forest protectioncommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN urges Tas to uphold forest protection
Weekly Times / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... should be strongly welcomed," the committee concluded. It further acknowledged a pledge by Tasmania... Read more
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News.com.au
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promisecommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promise
News.com.au / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... and to develop joint management arrangements with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community should be... Read more
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Perth Now
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promisecommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promise
Perth Now / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... and to develop joint management arrangements with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community should be... Read more
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Adelaide Now
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promisecommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promise
Adelaide Now / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... and to develop joint management arrangements with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community should be... Read more
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The Courier Mail
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promisecommitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the
UN applauds Tas and fed harvest promise
The Courier Mail / Posted 13 days ago
commitment of both the Australian and the Tasmanian governments to consider the property off limits for any commercial resource extraction ... and to develop joint management arrangements with the Tasmanian Aboriginal Community should be... Read more
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SouthwesternOntario.ca
What Bernie Sanders accomplishedout of the word. He challenged the idea that a politician would be mad to propo
What Bernie Sanders accomplished
SouthwesternOntario.ca / Posted 14 days ago
out of the word. He challenged the idea that a politician would be mad to propose tax hikes or question trade deals or put the environment above resource extraction. Whatever one thinks of those positions, the country is enriched by the conversat... Read more
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The Sault Star
Hidden Historiespromises (oral and written) to be expropriated, leased, or force surrendered fo
Hidden Histories
The Sault Star / Posted 14 days ago
promises (oral and written) to be expropriated, leased, or force surrendered for a variety of reasons – roads, railways, resource extraction, electricity generation, canals, military bases, and public parks among other reasons associated with the... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Oil, gas industry lambastes BLM in House hearingor fuel for climate change? Lamborn called the USGS findings “stunning” and a “
Oil, gas industry lambastes BLM in House hearing
Aspen Daily News / Posted 15 days ago
or fuel for climate change? Lamborn called the USGS findings “stunning” and a “game-changing opportunity” for energy resource extraction in western Colorado. But he pitted the findings against federal land-management agencies’ regulations,... Read more
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The Star
UM to hold lecture on GLICs in corporate Malaysiaand Profits (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Political Business in East Asia
UM to hold lecture on GLICs in corporate Malaysia
The Star / Posted 16 days ago
and Profits (Cambridge University Press, 1997), Political Business in East Asia (Routledge, 2002), The Politics of Resource Extraction: Indigenous Peoples, Multinational Corporations and the State (Palgrave-Macmillan, 2012) and... Read more
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Deseret News
Group raises conflict of interest concerns in vote on coal portfunds. The swap ensures that mineral lease revenue continues to be spent in th
Group raises conflict of interest concerns in vote on coal port
Deseret News / Posted 20 days ago
funds. The swap ensures that mineral lease revenue continues to be spent in the counties where they are generated from resource extraction — such as coal mining — and the counties can continue to benefit from tax revenue generated by the... Read more
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PhysOrg
The snow leopard—world's most mysterious big cat—may be more common than thoughtin the book, covering such topics as biogeography and status; community governa
The snow leopard—world's most mysterious big cat—may be more common than thought
PhysOrg / Posted 22 days ago
in the book, covering such topics as biogeography and status; community governance; transboundary initiatives; disease; resource extraction and linear infrastructure; rescue, rehabilitation, translocation, reintroduction, and captive rearing;... Read more
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Salon.com
It’s “political sleight-of-hand”: For their next trick, Republican magicians will make your federal land disappearbudget crisis. Then, buy the resource-rich land, turning it from a beautiful, p
It’s “political sleight-of-hand”: For their next trick, Republican magicians will make your federal land disappear
Salon.com / Posted 24 days ago
budget crisis. Then, buy the resource-rich land, turning it from a beautiful, publicly accessible slice of nature into a resource extraction site. “Idaho has sold or traded 41 percent of the land it was granted at statehood,” Brooks continued.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S. Sec Orders Oil Firms to Disclose Billions Paid to Countries— The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States has announc
U.S. Sec Orders Oil Firms to Disclose Billions Paid to Countries
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
— The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) of the United States has announced its adoption of a new rule mandating resource extraction companies listed on US stock exchanges to publicly disclose the billions of dollars in payments that they... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Is Canada’s economy breaking free of its ‘staples trap’?the bust, has looked really more like two economies determined to go in opposit
Is Canada’s economy breaking free of its ‘staples trap’?
The Globe and Mail / Posted 27 days ago
the bust, has looked really more like two economies determined to go in opposite directions. “Our careening back toward resource extraction in the past 10 or 15 years has gotten us to the point where we’re neither here nor there,” said Dimitry... Read more
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Deseret News
Report: States manage public lands for recreation better than fedsopportunities. Clark said school trust lands in Utah sacrifice access over mon
Report: States manage public lands for recreation better than feds
Deseret News / Posted 27 days ago
opportunities. Clark said school trust lands in Utah sacrifice access over money. "They are sacrifice zones for resource extraction," he said. The two sides disagree, but Anderson said the numbers speak for themselves. Anderson said... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
New Poll Shows Meteor Crash Outshines Clinton, Trumpto the report, "90 percent of the public lands managed by (the BLM) are open to
New Poll Shows Meteor Crash Outshines Clinton, Trump
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 28 days ago
to the report, "90 percent of the public lands managed by (the BLM) are open to oil and gas leasing and mineral resource extraction even in areas of little or no potential for developing these resources." That number leads to a broken... Read more
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Inquirier.net
MVP’s Philex upbeat on mining despite GinaAustin said mines should be organized in locations officially classified for su
MVP’s Philex upbeat on mining despite Gina
Inquirier.net / Posted 28 days ago
Austin said mines should be organized in locations officially classified for such purpose, with operations extending beyond resource extraction and properly compensating the land with greater benefits for individuals and areas affected. Disclaimer:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Zami Delegates Call for Mineral Revenue Sharing Mechanismsin host areas. The delegates said in Lusaka that this would enable the local c
Zami Delegates Call for Mineral Revenue Sharing Mechanisms
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
in host areas. The delegates said in Lusaka that this would enable the local communities to benefit from the mineral resource extraction, ultimately empowering the communities where mining companies operate from. ZAMI 2016 chairperson... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Bureau of Land Management unveils final SEIS on Roan Plateau leases(SEIS) for the Roan Plateau on Tuesday that addresses long-running issues conce
Bureau of Land Management unveils final SEIS on Roan Plateau leases
Aspen Daily News / Posted 29 days ago
(SEIS) for the Roan Plateau on Tuesday that addresses long-running issues concerning the balance between conservation and resource extraction on top of the ecological gem near Rifle. The proposed plan incorporates a preferred alternative that... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
Earth Talk: Underwater noise pollution puts stresses on marine lifehuman threats. Of particular concern lately to environmentalists is underwater
Earth Talk: Underwater noise pollution puts stresses on marine life
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 29 days ago
human threats. Of particular concern lately to environmentalists is underwater noise pollution from seismic testing, where resource extraction industries use air guns to map the seafloor to look for potential oil and gas reservoirs. "From the... Read more
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Business Insurance
SEC adopts rule on oil, mining payments to foreign governmentsDutch Shell P.L.C., as well as state-owned companies in China and Brazil, accor
SEC adopts rule on oil, mining payments to foreign governments
Business Insurance / Posted 29 days ago
Dutch Shell P.L.C., as well as state-owned companies in China and Brazil, according to Oxfam. Under the final rules, "resource extraction" companies must disclose payments made to further the commercial development of oil, natural gas or... Read more
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Kansas City InfoZine
Underwater Noise Pollution, Louder Than You Thinkhuman threats. Of particular concern lately to environmentalists is underwater
Underwater Noise Pollution, Louder Than You Think
Kansas City InfoZine / Posted a month ago
human threats. Of particular concern lately to environmentalists is underwater noise pollution from seismic testing, where resource extraction industries use air guns to map the seafloor to look for potential oil and gas reservoirs. “From the... Read more
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Otago Daily Times
Xenophon could be kingmaker in electionat 6.9%, a full point above the national average, South Australia's economy ill
Xenophon could be kingmaker in election
Otago Daily Times / Posted a month ago
at 6.9%, a full point above the national average, South Australia's economy illustrates how hard it is to shift away from resource extraction to services and high-tech manufacturing. Chinese demand for high-quality iron ore and coal fuelled more... Read more
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Reuters
Australian independent Xenophon could play kingmaker in electionpercent, a full point above the national average, South Australia's economy ill
Australian independent Xenophon could play kingmaker in election
Reuters / Posted a month ago
percent, a full point above the national average, South Australia's economy illustrates how hard it is to shift away from resource extraction to services and high-tech manufacturing. Chinese demand for high-quality iron ore and coal fueled more... Read more
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DW
Hopes of peace for communist insurgents in Philippines |advocate to head the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The commu
Hopes of peace for communist insurgents in Philippines |
DW / Posted 1 months ago
advocate to head the Department of Environment and Natural Resources. The communists are opposed to foreign mining and resource extraction, which they have targeted. Meanwhile, Bello, the peace negotiator, will lead the Department of... Read more
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