30 Nov '11, 12pm

Green Blog: On Our Radar: Mining Dispute in Peru: A deputy environment minister resigns to protest the Peruvian

Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Protesters blocking the way to the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca, Peru. Farmers fear that the mining operation will deplete water resources. A corporation halts work at the $4.8 billion Minas Conga gold operation in Peru after anti-mining protests that left at least 17 wounded. Farmers worry that the vast mining operation will exhaust water resources. [Bloomberg Businessweek] Barney Frank’s decision not to seek re-election stirs reflection about the loss of a longtime proponent for environmental causes in Congress. The Massachusetts Democrat has served for three decades. [Mother Nature Network] The archbishop and Nobel laureate Desmond M. Tutu challenges the Canadian government over its support for the oil and gas industry, urgng it to set an example for the rest of the would by addressing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change. [Post...

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Agence France-Presse — Getty Images Protesters blocking the way to the Yanacocha mine in Cajamarca, Peru. Farmers fear tha...

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Green Blog: On Our Radar: Wind Power on Tribal ...

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Jim Wilson/The New York Times A wind turbine on the Rosebud Sioux reservation in south-central South Dakota. The Obama adm...

Brazilian dam-builder quits Peru project after indigenous protest

Brazilian dam-builder quits Peru project after ...

news.mongabay.com 23 Nov '11, 2am

Brazilian dam-builder quits Peru project after indigenous protest mongabay.com November 23, 2011 A large Brazilian constru...