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The Daily Sentinel
Creative deal closed: Property transaction that will keep industrial 
distributor even biggerlives. Situated near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 1
Creative deal closed: Property transaction that will keep industrial 
distributor even bigger
The Daily Sentinel / Posted 20 hours ago
lives. Situated near the intersection of U.S. Highway 40 and Colorado Highway 13, Craig was once a primary crossroads for resource extraction companies before the construction of U.S. Interstate 70, he said. Together, the two stores employ more... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
How U.S. Can Help Fight Terrorism By Supporting Local Activistsfor Transparency and Budgetary Analysis. He has been calling on the government
How U.S. Can Help Fight Terrorism By Supporting Local Activists
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
for Transparency and Budgetary Analysis. He has been calling on the government to disclose profits from natural resource extraction as required by Niger's constitution. Idrissa was arrested briefly, along with other activists. Their sin... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Artist looks at human impacts on naturethe paintings are on display in the large gallery later this week, Plattner hop
Artist looks at human impacts on nature
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted yesterday
the paintings are on display in the large gallery later this week, Plattner hopes they will raise questions about how resource extraction and energy consumption affect the landscape and our relationship to it now and in the future. �I want... Read more
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Eye Witness News
How the US can help Africa fight terrorismfor Transparency and Budgetary Analysis. He has been calling on the government
How the US can help Africa fight terrorism
Eye Witness News / Posted yesterday
for Transparency and Budgetary Analysis. He has been calling on the government to disclose profits from natural resource extraction as required by Niger’s constitution. Idrissa was arrested briefly, along with other activists. Their sin... Read more
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Sarawak Report
Sarawak's Criminal Election Campaign Unfolds - COMMENTof the world’s extreme criminal kleptocracies. The reason? Sarawak is one of t
Sarawak's Criminal Election Campaign Unfolds - COMMENT
Sarawak Report / Posted 4 days ago
of the world’s extreme criminal kleptocracies. The reason? Sarawak is one of the richest corners of the globe in terms of resource extraction – a vast wilderness of wealth, with a weak population base of only two and a half million people. The... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury forum: Leap Manifesto the futureto bolster his case, but the quotes are selective. Missing is the piece of the
Sudbury forum: Leap Manifesto the future
The Sudbury Star / Posted 6 days ago
to bolster his case, but the quotes are selective. Missing is the piece of the Manifesto that refers to how mining and resource extraction must take place in a low-carbon future: by first obtaining a social license from people who make their... Read more
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Havre Daily News
Juneau stumps at Rocky Boy, Havreto maintain those lands without the federal government. The committee also ove
Juneau stumps at Rocky Boy, Havre
Havre Daily News / Posted 7 days ago
to maintain those lands without the federal government. The committee also oversees efforts related to drilling, natural resource extraction and tribal water compacts. Juneau said she was on a jobs tour where she learned about local... Read more
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Okotoks Western Wheel
Sharing helps us live smallLet�s not forget about the savings and convenience experienced by the other dri
Sharing helps us live small
Okotoks Western Wheel / Posted 8 days ago
Let�s not forget about the savings and convenience experienced by the other driver, and the lowered demand for car-related resource extraction and manufacturing�these are worth mentioning, too. Then there is Uber, a taxi-like model for a... Read more
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Aspen Daily News
Commissioners stick to their guns on draft Tipton billthe wildlife that would be affected by widespread development. Owsley, referri
Commissioners stick to their guns on draft Tipton bill
Aspen Daily News / Posted 8 days ago
the wildlife that would be affected by widespread development. Owsley, referring to the silver mining days, added that resource extraction in the past had “devastated” the Aspen area. “There were no more elk, there were no more fish, it was a... Read more
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The Charleston State Journal
WV needs to fund future with coal, gas profitstax of at least 1 percent on all minerals,” he said. “That way, future generati
WV needs to fund future with coal, gas profits
The Charleston State Journal / Posted 11 days ago
tax of at least 1 percent on all minerals,” he said. “That way, future generations will be able to benefit from natural resource extraction that happens in the state. As it builds, it will produce more income for childhood development, workforce... Read more
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The Dalles Chronicle
Faith Briefslives and livelihoods wherever big business and big government are mobilizing b
Faith Briefs
The Dalles Chronicle / Posted 13 days ago
lives and livelihoods wherever big business and big government are mobilizing big developments in energy production and resource extraction. Fellowship of Churches Forum will take place Tuesday, April 26, at 5 p.m. at First United Methodist... Read more
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PhysOrg
Queen's researcher explores effectiveness of Extractive Industries Transparency InitiativePrograms such as the EITI were launched to bring transparency to the royalty pa
Queen's researcher explores effectiveness of Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative
PhysOrg / Posted 13 days ago
Programs such as the EITI were launched to bring transparency to the royalty payments countries receive in exchange for resource extraction, with the goal of reversing the resource curse.Dr. Nathan Andrews is a Banting Post-Doctoral Fellow in... Read more
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New Kerala
Reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia from India impractical: newkerala.com #52999forests, with sufficient densities of wild prey is available, there are no huma
Reintroduction of tigers in Cambodia from India impractical: newkerala.com #52999
New Kerala / Posted 13 days ago
forests, with sufficient densities of wild prey is available, there are no human settlements and minimal or no impacts from resource extraction by people and livestock presence and of course no illegal hunting," said Karanth, director for... Read more
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The Champaign News-Gazette
Rob Kanter/Environmental Almanac: A call for activism"pre-polluted" with chemicals whose complex effects on human systems are little
Rob Kanter/Environmental Almanac: A call for activism
The Champaign News-Gazette / Posted 17 days ago
"pre-polluted" with chemicals whose complex effects on human systems are little understood. And you know our methods of "resource" extraction are creating scars that will mar the planet for generations. And you have easy access to the wide range... Read more
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Aljazeera
Attawapiskat crisis: 'We've failed First Nations youth'to income support and revenue sharing. It's important that First Nations commu
Attawapiskat crisis: 'We've failed First Nations youth'
Aljazeera / Posted 17 days ago
to income support and revenue sharing. It's important that First Nations communities be able to benefit from the resource extraction and economic activity that occurs in their areas. The number one request of youth was to have a youth... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat planthe lower 48 has been the focus of lawsuits by conservation groups who want mor
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat plan
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted 18 days ago
the lower 48 has been the focus of lawsuits by conservation groups who want more protections and other groups who contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by humans for activities such as recreation and resource extracti... Read more
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The Columbian
Feds seek public comment on caribou habitat planwho contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by hum
Feds seek public comment on caribou habitat plan
The Columbian / Posted 18 days ago
who contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by humans for activities such as recreation and resource extraction. The herd is thought to number fewer than 30 animals but interacts with a much larger herd on the... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat planwho contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by hum
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat plan
KTVB Boise / Posted 18 days ago
who contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by humans for activities such as recreation and resource extraction. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat planwho contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by hum
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat plan
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 19 days ago
who contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by humans for activities such as recreation and resource extraction. Copyright 2016 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published,... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat planwho contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by hum
Feds seek public comments on caribou habitat plan
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 19 days ago
who contend the protected status limits use of the mountains and forests by humans for activities such as recreation and resource extraction. The herd is thought to number fewer than 30 animals but interacts with a much larger herd on the... Read more
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The Border Mail
Virtual hub firms tiesin exploring six themes. “Water, landscape and land use, agriculture and pasto
Virtual hub firms ties
The Border Mail / Posted 19 days ago
in exploring six themes. “Water, landscape and land use, agriculture and pastoral history, settlement and migration, resource extraction and human response to long-term climate and environmental change,” she said. “We have researchers... Read more
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CBC.ca
4 ways N.W.T. residents may be affected by Supreme Court ruling on Métisand got to a table is good but this is going to make it a bit easier for them,
4 ways N.W.T. residents may be affected by Supreme Court ruling on Métis
CBC.ca / Posted 20 days ago
and got to a table is good but this is going to make it a bit easier for them, certainly on non-land issues … things like resource extraction, resource harvesting in terms of animal harvesting," Wallbridge says.Federal transfer payments to groups... Read more
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The Tyee
Experts Grade Premier’s Forestry Teaching Momentno money. The conversation, he suggests, might go something like this: "In our
Experts Grade Premier’s Forestry Teaching Moment
The Tyee / Posted 20 days ago
no money. The conversation, he suggests, might go something like this: "In our province there's a long history of natural resource extraction such as logging. And there's been a long history of people connecting with, and finding solace and joy... Read more
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The Hindu
Left in Latin America: The waning of the pink tidebut the common current has been the inability of regimes to go beyond statism o
Left in Latin America: The waning of the pink tide
The Hindu / Posted 21 days ago
but the common current has been the inability of regimes to go beyond statism or dependence on welfarism fuelled by natural resource extraction and related commodity production. This is especially seen in the difficulty the Bolivarian regime in... Read more
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The Tyee
Scenic Stories of Northwest BC in 'Art Film with Politics'undergoes change. The area has been called Canada's Serengeti. The film aims n
Scenic Stories of Northwest BC in 'Art Film with Politics'
The Tyee / Posted 21 days ago
undergoes change. The area has been called Canada's Serengeti. The film aims not to share lecture on land preservation or resource extraction, but rather present stories of peoples’ relationships to the land and let viewers judge for the... Read more
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Kelowna Capital News
Waters: Putting the cart before the horsehowever, where council was basically asked to buy a pig in a poke. You see the
Waters: Putting the cart before the horse
Kelowna Capital News / Posted 22 days ago
however, where council was basically asked to buy a pig in a poke. You see the ministry, which has the final say about resource extraction in B.C., has the option of requiring public consultation about something like a gravel removal operation... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
CSU air study results expected this summerlook at the potential health impacts, long-term and short-term, from exposure t
CSU air study results expected this summer
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 23 days ago
look at the potential health impacts, long-term and short-term, from exposure to certain chemicals during various phases of resource extraction, said Gordon Pierce, technical services program manager in the CDPHE Air Pollution Control Division. The... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Leap Manifesto ‘makes no sense’ for B.C., NDP Leader John Horgan saysthe province of Alberta, in the economic circumstances they find themselves in,
Leap Manifesto ‘makes no sense’ for B.C., NDP Leader John Horgan says
The Globe and Mail / Posted 23 days ago
the province of Alberta, in the economic circumstances they find themselves in, and simply say ‘No’ to anything to do with resource extraction, I think that sends an unbelievable message to the rest of the country,” she told reporters. Ms. Bond... Read more
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The Hill
Obama to designate new national monument on Capitol Hilldesignations have frequently riled Republicans who lament that the land can no
Obama to designate new national monument on Capitol Hill
The Hill / Posted 23 days ago
designations have frequently riled Republicans who lament that the land can no longer be developed or used for resource extraction, and the GOP wants to restrict his ability to name monuments. But the Sewall-Belmont House is in an... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Sudbury church wins rare architectural honourand education in Northern Ontario. "Sudbury, when this building was conceived,
Sudbury church wins rare architectural honour
The Sudbury Star / Posted 24 days ago
and education in Northern Ontario. "Sudbury, when this building was conceived, designed and built, was still very much a resource-extraction/ag economy," said Toon Dreessen, president of the Ontario Association of Architects. "We've been seeing a... Read more
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The Tyee
How Christy Clark Talks to Kids about Taxesway of thinking, he said. "It's talking in this very old way of looking at the
How Christy Clark Talks to Kids about Taxes
The Tyee / Posted 26 days ago
way of thinking, he said. "It's talking in this very old way of looking at the B.C. economy being about nothing but resource extraction." The last of the coastal old-growth forests are being logged and sold at bargain prices, often to be... Read more
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Market Watch
Inherited money doesn’t do much for the economy, so let’s spread it aroundthe Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim or LUKoil president Vagit Alekperov, us
Inherited money doesn’t do much for the economy, so let’s spread it around
Market Watch / Posted 27 days ago
the Mexican telecoms tycoon Carlos Slim or LUKoil president Vagit Alekperov, used their influence to make fortunes through resource extraction, state-protected monopolies, or privatization of government property. Finally, many extremely rich... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Honourable MPs, This Is How We Live!feel obligated to develop those areas. It is therefore critical that developme
Honourable MPs, This Is How We Live!
AllAfrica.com / Posted 27 days ago
feel obligated to develop those areas. It is therefore critical that development of communities in areas where there is resource extraction must be imposed by Government to ensure communities benefit. For instance, the companies that were... Read more
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CBC.ca
Panama Papers reveal 'a drop in the bucket' of 'astonishing' offshore wealthestimated that about $1 trillion is funnelled out of developing countries each
Panama Papers reveal 'a drop in the bucket' of 'astonishing' offshore wealth
CBC.ca / Posted 29 days ago
estimated that about $1 trillion is funnelled out of developing countries each year. Money generated from major natural resource extraction projects, for example, can be siphoned off and hidden in offshore accounts. (Thierry... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Urban Planning for African Developmentpopulation is urban, up from 8% a century ago. Yet many countries have failed t
Urban Planning for African Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
population is urban, up from 8% a century ago. Yet many countries have failed to industrialise and continue to rely on resource extraction. Between 1980 and 2014, Africa's GDP growth per capita compared to urbanisation rates was extremely low... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bridging the Gap Between Urbanisation and Economic Growthpopulation is urban, up from 8% a century ago. Yet many countries have failed t
Bridging the Gap Between Urbanisation and Economic Growth
AllAfrica.com / Posted a month ago
population is urban, up from 8% a century ago. Yet many countries have failed to industrialise and continue to rely on resource extraction. Between 1980 and 2014, Africa's GDP growth per capita compared to urbanisation rates was extremely low... Read more
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Scotsman
Leader comment: What has SNP got to hide over China deal?raises the profile of Scotland in markets around the world. One of the biggest
Leader comment: What has SNP got to hide over China deal?
Scotsman / Posted a month ago
raises the profile of Scotland in markets around the world. One of the biggest global investors today is China. Whether in resource extraction, ­engineering, construction, transport and power station projects or hotels and leisure complexes,... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Pot at the heart of Parachute electionelect to recall him. Board members point to the town’s financial position, whi
Pot at the heart of Parachute election
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 1 months ago
elect to recall him. Board members point to the town’s financial position, which has historically been tied to the natural resource extraction industry. The recent slowdown in the oil and gas industry is hitting the town harder than neighboring... Read more

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