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Lake Koocanusa needs a new limited selenium level

Featured Image: Lake Koocanusa, BC (Darren Kirby – Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0). Last year’s report from the Environmental Protection Agency confirmed what had been suspected for years. The Teck’s coal mining in the Elk River Valley (in British Columbia, Canada) is sending selenium downstream to Lake Koocanusa. Even though the lake is more than a […]

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More Ice Stupas for Ladakh villagers

Featured Image: Ladakh (Trần Trung Toàn Thiện on Unsplash). Ladakh is a cold desert plateau in India where villagers are dealing with water shortages caused by shrinking glaciers, consequently meltwater comes later in the year. Ladakh is situated in India, surrounded by Pakistan and China, close to the Himalayas. The mountains are taller than the plateau […]

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Driven by the mining industry, Chile’s Exports record biggest increase in 30 months

Featured Image: Chuquicamata mine, Chile (Photo: Bruna Fiscuk) Between January and September 2020, the Chilean mining sector exports to China accounted for 77.9% of the total exportations to the latter, an increase of 17.9% compared to the same period last year [1]. This trend persisted during October 2020, with an increase of 12.9% in Chile’s […]

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Riverside Resources: Los Quarentas Drill Update

Featured Image: Erika Sweeney, Senior Geologist for Riverside Resources, on site in Sonora (Photo: Riverside Resources, 2020) Riverside Resources (TSXV:RRI, OTCQB:RVSDF, F:R99) just announced the commencement of their 2,000m, 10-hole drill program at their partner-funded Los Cuarentas project in northern Mexico. The partnership with Hochschild Mining PLC (LSE:HOC) was announced earlier this year[1] and constitutes […]

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Spanish Government Has Moved to Limit Nuclear Development in October 2020

Featured Image: Proposed bill to reach a carbon neutral economy by 2050. (Photo: magnuscmd.com) The Climate Bill The Spanish government has proposed a bill to reach a carbon neutral economy by 2050 meaning the country will emit the same level of greenhouse gases that its sinks can absorb. The Draft Law on Climate Change and Energy […]

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