30 Nov '11, 12pm

On Our Radar: Mining Dispute in Peru: A deputy environment minister resigns to protest the Peruvian government's...

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 protests against mining 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 Canada over its support for the oil and natural gas industry, urging the government to set an example for the rest of the would by addressing greenhouse gas emissions and climate change...

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

IT Has 26 Words for Data Mining

IT Has 26 Words for Data Mining

spectrum.ieee.org 29 Nov '11, 5pm

Intelligence about baseball had become equated in the public mind with the ability to recite arcane baseball stats. What [...