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Zambia Electricity Shortage Highlights Africa's Hydropower Shortfalls

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Amid a changing social and environmental landscape, Sub-Saharan Africa turns to its rivers.

Peru and Chile Gold Mine Projects Address Water Concerns

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The mining companies behind the Conga and Pascua-Lama mines are working to gain support from communities who have been worried about water pollution and adequate supplies.

EPA’s Proposed Veto of Alaska’s Pebble Mine in Line with Past Uses of Clean Water Act

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Legal experts say process should provide certainty, not worry,…

Summer Camp for Journalists: Water in Old Mining Country

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On the road with IJNR's Mining Country Institute, Hawaii-based Codi Yeager-Kozacek returns to Michigan and the Midwest.
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, February 6: Lake Michigan Water Levels at Record Lows

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Americas Water levels on Lake Michigan and Lake Huron have reached…
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, December 5: Typhoon Triggers Floods, Leaves Trail of Destruction

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At least 283 people have died in the Philippines following the…
Marco Arana Peru Protest Conga Mine Police

When Gold Loses Its Luster: Four Dead in Peru Mining Protests

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager reports that a heavy price is being paid in the outcry against the Minas Conga gold project and its potential impact on water resources.

Global Gold Rush: The Price of Mining Pursuits On The Water Supply

Water supplies remain key to the global boom in gold mining, driven by high demand and near-record prices.
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, June 13: Land Grabs Threaten Africa's Water

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Large-scale foreign investment in Africa's farmland is a threat…
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

International Review of Peru's Conga Mine Recommends Improvements for Water

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Large-scale protests over resource extraction have swept the country in recent years, posing significant hurdles to a mining industry that is expected to bring Peru $US 50 billion in future investment over the next decade.
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, January 5: Qatar's Food Security

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Unlike the other oil-rich, water-poor Gulf states, by 2024 Qatar…
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, November 11: Keystone XL Decision Proposed

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The Obama administration decided Thursday to study an alternate…