Robot that uses AI to pull weeds may reduce poisonous herbicide use by 70% for some crops.
‘Leave the gold in the ground’: Ecuador’s forest guardians mobilise against illegal mining in Amazon
The search for the precious metal has extended into the depths of the Amazon rainforest in Ecuador.
Startup Electra wants to replace blast furnaces with battery-like systems that use acid solution and clean electricity to pull pure iron out of low-grade steel ores.
A massive underground deposit of high-grade phosphate rock in Norway, pitched as the world’s largest, is big enough to satisfy world demand for fertilisers, solar panels and electric car batteries over the next 100 years
An investigation by conservationists has found evidence that deep-seabed mining of rare minerals could cause “extensive and irreversible” damage to the planet.
Chile’s government on Wednesday torpedoed a controversial billion-dollar mining project due to be built near a nature reserve that is home to a rare species of penguin.
High demand for metals ranging from copper to cobalt is pushing the mining industry to explore the world’s deepest oceans
While more than 70 percent of deforestation worldwide is linked to agriculture, this isn’t the only threat faced by the world’s tropical forests. Another threat is industrial mining
The Biden administration on Monday said $725 million in federal funds would be available to states this year to clean up abandoned coal mines.
Local authorities in western Serbia on Thursday suspended a plan that would allow mining giant Rio Tinto to operate a lithium mine, following protests by environmentalists that shook the country’s populist leadership.