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Anthropologist Stuart Kirsch discusses the questionable science of the mining industry

Anthropologist Stuart Kirsch discusses the questionable science of the mining industry

Source: CBC Radio Cultural Anthropologist Stuart Kirsch spent decades working with native peoples living along the ok Tedi River, in Papua New Guinea, trying to oppose the social and environmental threats posed by an ...

West Papua – Suspected Mercury Contamination of Degeuwo River by Gold Miners

West Papua – Suspected Mercury Contamination of Degeuwo River by Gold Miners

Elemental mercury which makes it easy to separate gold from other metal compounds was allegedly used by unscrupulous owners of the gold mine at the site Tayaga II in Paniai district, West Papua. ...

China’s Forbidden News: China Angry over Myitsone Dam
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China’s Forbidden News: China Angry over Myitsone Dam

A report by China's Forbidden News on the Chinese response to Myanmar president Thein Sein's decision to halt construction of the Myitsone mega-dam project... ...

BBC: Burmese Government Halts Controversial Dam Project

BBC: Burmese Government Halts Controversial Dam Project

In a rare concession, the Burmese government has suspended a long planned and highly controversial hydroelectric dam project in the face of growing public opposition. ...