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Pearl Harbor water poisoning: US military families say they continue to fall ill

The Observer 03 Jul 2022
Wayne Tanaka. Read more ... US military presence on the islands is contentious among many Native Hawaiians, and has been since 1893, when the military aided in the illegal overthrow of the Hawaiian monarchy. This 1942 navy photo shows miners building one of the 20 fuel tanks of Red Hill underground fuel storage facility at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii ... AP ... .
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Yanomami Indigenous People at Risk in Venezuela

Human Rights Watch 01 Jul 2022
Venezuela has repeatedly failed to protect the Yanomami from violence, forced labor, and sexual exploitation by illegal miners ... SOS Orinoco, an environmental group, reports large settlements of illegal miners in the dense jungle of the Parima mountains.
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Recalcitrant illegal miners to be severely dealt with

B & FT Online 30 Jun 2022
Illegal small-scale miners who continue to cause wanton destruction to the environment with their operations will be pursued and ruthlessly dealt with, Minister of Lands and Natural Resources, Samuel Abu Jinapor, has warned ... We cannot abrogate illegal miners overnight, but with a gradual multifaceted approach we will,” he said.
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Illegal mining brazenness a significant concern to legitimate industry

Mining Weekly 29 Jun 2022
Minerals Council South Africa legal deputy head Mxolisi Ngubane says that, although the prevalence of ...
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Mining Ban Sparks Negative Reactions From Iran’s Crypto Community

Bitcoin 27 Jun 2022
This week, the country’s power distribution company ordered miners to suspend activities citing electricity shortages during the hot summer months ... The power deficit and the frequent blackouts were partially blamed on the increased power usage for mining, both legal and illegal, and last May licensed miners were ordered to shut down.
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Ecosystem of entire Himalayan region is in danger, experts warn

Urdu Point 27 Jun 2022
"Local data on climate change is very limited, and more funds are needed for further research into the wise use of water, minerals, and medicinal plants," he mentioned in his keynote address. The illegal extraction of medicinal plants from the Neelum Valley needs to be stopped and ...
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KDA action against illegal excavation of sand, gravel; confiscates 13 loaded trucks

Urdu Point 26 Jun 2022
According to the details, the excavation of the river bed was banned on the orders of Honourable Chief Justice Peshawar High Court (PHC) and two inspectors of Mine and Mineral department KP were deployed to stop this illegal ...
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Clashes in Chad Highlight Dangers of Military Resolution of Disputes

OWP 26 Jun 2022
According to the government, clashes between artisanal gold miners in northern Chad left around 100 people dead and 40 injured on May 23 and 24 ... This area has seen violence between miners previously, according to Chad’s defense minister, and many of the mines are illegal.
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Illegal Mineral Extraction Goes Unabated In Karimabad Pulwama

MENA FN 25 Jun 2022
(MENAFN - Kashmir Observer) Pulwama- The residents of South Kashmir's Karimabad in Pulwama district on Friday alleged that the illegal mineral extraction goes unabated in Nallah Romshi in ... .
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Brazilian indigenous defender Pereira buried with traditional send-off

Reuters 25 Jun 2022
It was there where Pereira and British journalist Dom Phillips were murdered earlier this month while studying indigenous tribes' efforts to defend themselves from illegal hunters, miners, loggers, and fishers ... on an operation that destroyed 60 boats used by illegal miners.
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The Amazon rainforest is disappearing quickly and threatening indigenous people who live there

The Times of India 25 Jun 2022
The groups illegally exploit forest land, then hide drugs in timber shipments destined for Europe or Asia. Experts qualify this illegal activity as "narco-deforestation." Numerous illegal gold and mineral extraction sites are also operating in the Amazon, and the companies running them often make threats to the Munduruku that live there.
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Dom Phillips obituary

The Guardian 24 Jun 2022
... protected against predatory intrusions by illegal loggers, miners, fishermen and drug traffickers – threats that had grown more intense during the presidency of Jair Bolsonaro.
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Brazil pushes for new South American effort against transnational crime

La Prensa Latina 24 Jun 2022
Those illegal organizations have diversified their activities and are active in the trafficking of drugs, people, minerals, wood, wildlife and flora, among the many areas in which they operate, the various criminal groups often using “violent cooperation” to jointly achieve their ends.
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Gov’t officials join protests over murders in Brazilian Amazon

La Prensa Latina 23 Jun 2022
A total of eight people are suspected of involvement in the June 5 murders in Amazonas state, where the men had traveled to conduct research for a book on the threats indigenous people face in that remote region from drug traffickers and illegal miners, fishermen and loggers.
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How Brazil’s military has played a role in the destruction of the Amazon

Alternet 23 Jun 2022
In the Brazilian Amazon, as deforestation reaches record levels and rivers are increasingly polluted, the illegal gold mining contributing to these problems continues largely unabated ... The collaborator was an illegal miner, and the Funai shed was being used for his illegal activities, according to Salomon’s article.

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