News tagged with mining

The impact of mining Alaska's coal

Alaska, the last great frontier, is being threatened by many proposals to mine an estimated 5.5 trillion tons of coal. Sam Weis, author of "The Local and Worldwide Impact of Mining Alaska's Coal" in the magazine Environment: Sc ...

Mar 11, 2014 5 / 5 (2) 0

Videos highlight impact of Mongolian mining

The dramatic expansion of Mongolian mine sites from initial diggings to their present size has been captured using satellite imagery for the first time by researchers at The University of Queensland's Sustainable ...

Dec 20, 2013 5 / 5 (3) 0