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Turkish unions, charging "murders," stage national strike over mine disaster

"The horrific news coming from the coal mine near Soma is a punch in the gut for every coal miner everywhere in the world."

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Should mining in Greenland follow the U.S.’s example?

There are serious talks about turning the country into a mining frontier in order to access its many precious metals.

Natural resources exploitation in Latin America violates human rights

Argos, fifth largest cement producer in Latin America, used paramilitary groups to force farm families off land thereby expediting land transfers.

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World Notes: Canada, Romania, Mozambique, India, Austria

The right to clean water, toxic gold mining, biofuel's human toll, measuring India's poverty, good and bad on HIV/AIDS.