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Op-Ed News
Author's Page for Pete Tuckerfact that they're being targeted by the FBI.Thursday, October 28, 2010 The Move
Author's Page for Pete Tucker
Op-Ed News / Posted 15 hours ago
fact that they're being targeted by the FBI.Thursday, October 28, 2010 The Movement Against Mountaintop Removal Injustice, resource extraction, economic exploitation, imperialism -- we don't need to travel very far at all to find examples of such... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
States to Receive 13 Percent Derivation Revenue From Miningassured state government the right regulatory frameworks to encourage investors
States to Receive 13 Percent Derivation Revenue From Mining
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
assured state government the right regulatory frameworks to encourage investors comply with global best practices in resource extraction, by integrating all relevant environmental protocols to conduct mining activities and related... Read more
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CommonDreams.org
Indigenous Women Leaders of Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance to Speak Out For Protection of Earth and WaterNation), the National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth. “Indigenous Women
Indigenous Women Leaders of Dakota Access Pipeline Resistance to Speak Out For Protection of Earth and Water
CommonDreams.org / Posted yesterday
Nation), the National Campaigns Director of Honor the Earth. “Indigenous Women feel the impacts directly of the aggressive resource extraction industry, with man camps, with criminalizing Indigenous land defenders, and the toxic pollution that... Read more
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Slate
Deepwater Horizon Pays Tribute to the Workers on the Rig—but Is That Enough?for these human losses, while still believing that what happened to the Gulf de
Deepwater Horizon Pays Tribute to the Workers on the Rig—but Is That Enough?
Slate / Posted yesterday
for these human losses, while still believing that what happened to the Gulf deserves consideration. In the century-plus of resource extraction that has brought us to our current climate tipping point, you can find many such episodes of human... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mining Puts Residents At Risklocated on the northwestern shores of Lake Malawi. Malawi's government has prom
Mining Puts Residents At Risk
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
located on the northwestern shores of Lake Malawi. Malawi's government has promoted private investment in mining and resource extraction to diversify its economy. But environmental risks are common in resource extraction and mining... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'The Mining Company Brought Me Problems'the past decade, Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, has promoted pri
'The Mining Company Brought Me Problems'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the past decade, Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, has promoted private investment in mining and resource extraction as a way to grow and diversify its largely agriculture-based economy. Karonga, where Nagomba lives, is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unregulated Promotion of Mining Brings Hazards and Hardshipsthe past decade, Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, has promoted pri
Unregulated Promotion of Mining Brings Hazards and Hardships
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
the past decade, Malawi, one of the world's poorest countries, has promoted private investment in mining and resource extraction as a way to grow and diversify its largely agriculture-based economy. Karonga, where Nagomba lives, is... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi causing hazards and hardshipsthe past decade, Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, has promoted pri
Unregulated promotion of mining in Malawi causing hazards and hardships
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
the past decade, Malawi, one of the world’s poorest countries, has promoted private investment in mining and resource extraction as a way to grow and diversify its largely agriculture-based economy. Karonga, where Nagomba lives, is... Read more
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Roll Call
As a Senator, Hillary Clinton Got Along With the GOP. Could She Do So as President?oil and gas drilling, and with other countries bordering the Arctic Ocean on se
As a Senator, Hillary Clinton Got Along With the GOP. Could She Do So as President?
Roll Call / Posted 3 days ago
oil and gas drilling, and with other countries bordering the Arctic Ocean on setting policy related to climate change and resource extraction there. A 2006 profile in The Atlantic describes how Clinton stunned GOP colleagues by showing up one day... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
William and Kate to visit B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforestit applies to most places in Canada. But it doesn’t apply to places like the Gr
William and Kate to visit B.C.’s Great Bear Rainforest
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
it applies to most places in Canada. But it doesn’t apply to places like the Great Bear Rainforest. You have to keep the resource extraction out.” He hopes to have a chance to explain the risk of proposed oil pipelines that could put the region... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Canada’s founding myths hold us back from addressing climate changeand gain control over their land and resources.” The goal, in other words, was
Canada’s founding myths hold us back from addressing climate change
The Globe and Mail / Posted 6 days ago
and gain control over their land and resources.” The goal, in other words, was to remove all barriers to unrestrained resource extraction. This is not ancient history. Across the country, Indigenous land rights remain the single greatest... Read more
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Craig Daily Press
Donald Trump Jr. revs crowd in Grand Junction Thursday nightpresidential nominee Donald Trump briefly mentioned the importance of keeping l
Donald Trump Jr. revs crowd in Grand Junction Thursday night
Craig Daily Press / Posted 7 days ago
presidential nominee Donald Trump briefly mentioned the importance of keeping lands open for grazing, hunting and natural resource extraction — a crucial issue for many on Colorado’s West Slope. “We’re going to make sure we can take advantage of... Read more
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New York Post
The terrifying, lonely ordeal of ‘Man of the Hole’many of the isolated people dead. “Walker and Hill play straight into the hand
The terrifying, lonely ordeal of ‘Man of the Hole’
New York Post / Posted 7 days ago
many of the isolated people dead. “Walker and Hill play straight into the hands of those who want to open Amazonia up for resource extraction and ‘investment,’” Corry said in a statement. “That they claim this is for tribes’ own benefit is... Read more
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The Columbian
Inslee supports ‘innovation corridor’sides of the border, Inslee and Clark portrayed the economies of Washington and
Inslee supports ‘innovation corridor’
The Columbian / Posted 8 days ago
sides of the border, Inslee and Clark portrayed the economies of Washington and British Columbia — historically focused on resource-extraction industries such as mining, agriculture and logging — as thriving because of their pivot toward high-tech... Read more
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Glenwood Springs Post Independent
Garfield County declines to intervene on injection well in Battlement Mesaand concerns in the U.S. on injection wells used to dispose of water and materi
Garfield County declines to intervene on injection well in Battlement Mesa
Glenwood Springs Post Independent / Posted 8 days ago
and concerns in the U.S. on injection wells used to dispose of water and materials unearthed during the natural resource extraction process. Saxton and others at Monday’s meeting referenced a February letter from the Colorado Department... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Gates, Nadella tout cross-border innovation corridor at B.C. conferencedown the line. Both leaders portrayed the economies of Washington and British
Gates, Nadella tout cross-border innovation corridor at B.C. conference
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
down the line. Both leaders portrayed the economies of Washington and British Columbia — historically focused on resource-extraction industries such as mining, agriculture and logging — as thriving because of their pivot toward high-tech... Read more
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Santa Fe Reporter
What We’ve Taught, and What We Can Learn: Activists from Borneo bring to and gather lessons from US tribesthat, like New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon, are World Heritage Sites or have otherwis
What We’ve Taught, and What We Can Learn: Activists from Borneo bring to and gather lessons from US tribes
Santa Fe Reporter / Posted 9 days ago
that, like New Mexico’s Chaco Canyon, are World Heritage Sites or have otherwise been deemed too sacred to be the site of resource extraction. They’ve seen what happens here, Kallang says, as he points to his recent experiences in Hawai’i, where... Read more
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The Seattle Times
Washington governor, B.C. leader support cross-border ‘innovation corridor’sides of the border, Inslee and Clark portrayed the economies of Washington and
Washington governor, B.C. leader support cross-border ‘innovation corridor’
The Seattle Times / Posted 9 days ago
sides of the border, Inslee and Clark portrayed the economies of Washington and British Columbia — historically focused on resource-extraction industries such as mining, agriculture and logging — as thriving because of their pivot toward high-tech... Read more
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The Hazleton Standard-Speaker
Forest resource plan addresses several regional topicsacquiring connecting land. “Society continues to place increasing needs on sta
Forest resource plan addresses several regional topics
The Hazleton Standard-Speaker / Posted 11 days ago
acquiring connecting land. “Society continues to place increasing needs on state forest land such as recreational use and resource extraction, and the forest is also under environmental stressors including climate change and invasive plants and... Read more
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The Globe and Mail
Why Corporate Canada is on a foreign shopping spreejust extracting and exporting,” Prof. Stanford says. It’s notable, he argues,
Why Corporate Canada is on a foreign shopping spree
The Globe and Mail / Posted 13 days ago
just extracting and exporting,” Prof. Stanford says. It’s notable, he argues, that few of the recent acquisitions involve resource extraction companies. Instead, the most aggressive acquirers are in heavily regulated Canadian industries, such as... Read more
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Williams Lake Tribune
Tletinqox silviculture program provides training to communityresources, he said, noting it is up to the community to hold companies accounta
Tletinqox silviculture program provides training to community
Williams Lake Tribune / Posted 13 days ago
resources, he said, noting it is up to the community to hold companies accountable. “It has to be a win-win situation. If resource extraction companies are willing to work with us, it will work.” The silviculture crews don’t make a lot of money,... Read more
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Business Wire
Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwideusing remote sensing and digital mapping to create stunning images that expose
Oceana, SkyTruth and Google Launch Global Fishing Watch, First Free, Online Tool to Reveal Commercial Fishing Activity Worldwide
Business Wire / Posted 15 days ago
using remote sensing and digital mapping to create stunning images that expose the environmental impact of natural resource extraction and other human activities. We use satellite imagery and geospatial data to create compelling and... Read more
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Naked Capitalism
Dakota Access Pipeline: The Wrong Side of a Long, Long History of Resource Extractionexternal, or non-market, costs. I’d like to be able to say that the time has p
Dakota Access Pipeline: The Wrong Side of a Long, Long History of Resource Extraction
Naked Capitalism / Posted 16 days ago
external, or non-market, costs. I’d like to be able to say that the time has passed when a narrow pecuniary interest in resource extraction trumps the public good, but the permits issued by state agencies and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers... Read more
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Op-Ed News
The Big Difference at Standing Rock Is Native Leadership All Aroundof the Keystone XL fight, is amazed at the historic support from tribes at Stan
The Big Difference at Standing Rock Is Native Leadership All Around
Op-Ed News / Posted 16 days ago
of the Keystone XL fight, is amazed at the historic support from tribes at Standing Rock--even tribes that rely on resource extraction. This year's massive buildup of resistance to the Dakota Access pipeline follows closely on the heels of... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks That Are Overvaluedoil and natural gas industry. Both industries are under significant pressure, p
3 Stocks That Are Overvalued
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
oil and natural gas industry. Both industries are under significant pressure, posing a major challenge for Caterpillar's resource extraction and energy and transportation businesses going forward. Caterpillar's construction industries business... Read more
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FOX Business
3 Stocks That Are Overvaluedoil and natural gas industry. Both industries are under significant pressure, p
3 Stocks That Are Overvalued
FOX Business / Posted 17 days ago
oil and natural gas industry. Both industries are under significant pressure, posing a major challenge for Caterpillar's resource extraction and energy and transportation businesses going forward. Caterpillar's construction industries business... Read more
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The Sudbury Star
Chief to put pressure on fedsrevenue sharing, not impact benefit agreements and employment, is how First Nat
Chief to put pressure on feds
The Sudbury Star / Posted 19 days ago
revenue sharing, not impact benefit agreements and employment, is how First Nations should be benefitting most for natural resource extraction, said the former Serpent River chief. The provincial government has "raked in riches" over decades, said... Read more
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The Sault Star
Inquiry recommendations 'have to be implemented'revenue sharing, not impact benefit agreements and employment, is how First Nat
Inquiry recommendations 'have to be implemented'
The Sault Star / Posted 20 days ago
revenue sharing, not impact benefit agreements and employment, is how First Nations should be benefitting most for natural resource extraction, said the former Serpent River chief. The provincial government has “raked in riches” over decades, said... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Govt Assures Mining Communities of Environmental Justiceto the repositioning of the solid minerals sector. We will ensure that investor
Govt Assures Mining Communities of Environmental Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 21 days ago
to the repositioning of the solid minerals sector. We will ensure that investors comply with global best practices in resource extraction by integrating all relevant protocols on environmental conservation in the conduct of mining and all... Read more
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The Tyee
Youth in BC’s Northwest Interior Wrestle With Mega-Project Futurewhere he attends McGill University. Photo by Katie Hyslop. A little prodding r
Youth in BC’s Northwest Interior Wrestle With Mega-Project Future
The Tyee / Posted 22 days ago
where he attends McGill University. Photo by Katie Hyslop. A little prodding reveals he’s not against all natural resource extraction, but he’d like to see a smaller scale, sustainable, Gitxsan-controlled industry. “I’d like more locally... Read more
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Business Wire
Fitch Rates $108MM Alabama GOs 'AA+'; Outlook Stablefrom national economic trends. CREDIT PROFILE Alabama's economy was historica
Fitch Rates $108MM Alabama GOs 'AA+'; Outlook Stable
Business Wire / Posted 22 days ago
from national economic trends. CREDIT PROFILE Alabama's economy was historically dominated by agriculture, natural resource extraction, and manufacturing, including textiles and iron and steel production. Today, the state still depends more... Read more
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asianage
WWF among top conservation groups violating natives’ rightsweek. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents ki
WWF among top conservation groups violating natives’ rights
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native consent — practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and... Read more
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asianage
WWF among top conservation groups violating natives' rightsweek. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents ki
WWF among top conservation groups violating natives' rights
asianage / Posted 22 days ago
week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native consent — practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and... Read more
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The Manila Times
Conservation violating native people’s rightsweek. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents ki
Conservation violating native people’s rights
The Manila Times / Posted 22 days ago
week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz’s latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native consent — practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and... Read more
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PhysOrg
Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation': UNweek. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz's latest report documents ki
Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation': UN
PhysOrg / Posted 23 days ago
week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz's latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native consent—practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and Latin... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation'week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz's latest report documents ki
Native people's rights violated in name of 'conservation'
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 23 days ago
week. UN special rapporteur Victoria Tauli-Corpuz's latest report documents killings, evictions and lands being used for resource extraction without native consent - practices that affect millions of indigenous people across Asia, Africa and... Read more
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Deseret News
Bonneville Salt Flats study underway, but racers say time is running outsaid the Bonneville Salt Flats are a dynamic system likely affected by a combin
Bonneville Salt Flats study underway, but racers say time is running out
Deseret News / Posted 23 days ago
said the Bonneville Salt Flats are a dynamic system likely affected by a combination of factors, including resource extraction like mining, or weather, since rainy summers — like the past two years — can stifle salt buildup. "The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mineral Resources - FG Assures Host Communities Environmental Justiceto the repositioning of the solid minerals sector. We will ensure that investor
Mineral Resources - FG Assures Host Communities Environmental Justice
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
to the repositioning of the solid minerals sector. We will ensure that investors comply with global best practices in resource extraction by integrating all relevant protocols on environmental conservation in the conduct of mining and all... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Proper Management of Resources for Developmenttheir other livelihood needs. Africa's wildlands will also continue to provide
Proper Management of Resources for Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
their other livelihood needs. Africa's wildlands will also continue to provide opportunities for sustainable natural resource extraction to meet shelter, cooking fuel and other needs for a majority of the population, especially in rural... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Africa's Lion Economies Actually Need Lionstheir other livelihood needs. Africa's wildlands will also continue to provide
Why Africa's Lion Economies Actually Need Lions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
their other livelihood needs. Africa's wildlands will also continue to provide opportunities for sustainable natural resource extraction to meet shelter, cooking fuel and other needs for a majority of the population, especially in rural... Read more
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USA Today
Five myths about the national parksNational Park Service, states could redefine ‘protection,’ leaving our most bea
Five myths about the national parks
USA Today / Posted 30 days ago
National Park Service, states could redefine ‘protection,’ leaving our most beautiful landscapes vulnerable to threats like resource extraction and overdevelopment.” His feelings are shared by Woods, who says that “This land is your land. This... Read more
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The Morning Call
Finding one fish, two fish, wild fish, new fishprotections for these streams and their fish in the future. "In an ever changi
Finding one fish, two fish, wild fish, new fish
The Morning Call / Posted a month ago
protections for these streams and their fish in the future. "In an ever changing landscape, especially with industry and resource extraction, it's really hard to protect this vast resource when we don't know where it is," Lavelle says. "The way... Read more

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