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Selected articles, books, websites and other resources on environment, ecology, climate change, pollution, and land use.
Web portal with information about environmental issues and resources, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importa...
On the hunt for illegal miners as a new gold rush hits New Zealand
Roy, Eleanor Roy
The Guardian Weekly
A look at the black market in gold in New Zealand and the efforts to thwart opportunists who sneak onto private farm land and national parks without permits to mine illegally.
The Politics of Pachamama
Natural Resource Extraction vs. Indigenous Rights and the Environment in Latin America
While many economies and citizens have benefitted from the state’s larger involvement in the extraction of these resources, extractivism under progressive governments, as it had under neoliberalism, s...
Sounding the alarm on environmental issues comes at a steep price
On 20 April 2014 Human Rights Watch issued an urgent call for information on the whereabouts of Thai activist Por Cha Lee Rakchongcharoen, known as "Billy". The prominent ethnic Karen activist has bee...
'They stole the beach' - the major mafia that almost nobody wants to talk about
The building boom in China and worldwide demand for consumer goods containing ilmenite has enriched criminals who specialise in stealing san
Increasing demand for sand has led to targeting of sandy beaches by organised crime. Community members who speak out or protest the destruction of beaches are often victims of intimidation, harrassmen...
This Changes Everything
Lewis, Avi (director); Klein, Naomi (narrator)
Directed by Avi Lewis, and inspired by Naomi Klein’s book This Changes Everything, the film presents portraits of communities on the front lines, from Montana’s Powder River Basin to the Alberta Tar S...
Stupid to the Last Drop
How Alberta is Bringing Environmental Armageddon to Canada (and Doesn't Seem to Care)
As the world teeters on the edge of catastrophic climate change, Alberta plunges ahead with uncontrolled development of its fossil fuels, levelling its northern Boreal forest to get at the oil sands, ...
Government Ministries & Agencies
Natural Resources Canada
Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is a federal government department specializing in the sustainable development and use of natural resources -- energy, minerals and metals, and forests. Our work contr...
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