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Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes
 
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In Appalachia, coal companies blow the tops off of mountains to get at the coal. The damage this does to the surrounding environment and water supply is devastating. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe About From The Ashes: From the Ashes captures Americans in communities across the country as they wrestle with the legacy of the coal industry and what its future should be in the current political climate. From Appalachia to the West’s Powder River Basin, the film goes beyond the rhetoric of the “war on coal” to present compelling and often heartbreaking stories about what’s at stake for our economy, health, and climate. Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. Coal Mining's Environmental Impact | From The Ashes https://youtu.be/ynN39sfqT8w National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
Views: 70053 National Geographic
Protecting Minnesota’s Waters from PolyMet Copper-Nickel Mine Pollution
 
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Want to see for yourself what’s at stake if the proposed PolyMet open pit copper-nickel mine is permitted in Northern Minnesota? Watch this new documentary, “Journey to Protect Minnesota’s Waters: Revealing the Contested PolyMet Mine Site,” shot on the proposed PolyMet mine location on Minnesota’s Partridge River in the Lake Superior Basin. Featured in this 14-minute video filmed by Robin Heil are interviews with Fond du Lac elder, Ricky W. DeFoe, WaterLegacy advocacy director Paula Maccabee and forester Matt Tyler; and original music by Twin Cities guitarist Timothy ”Brother Timothy” Frantzich and Powwow Singer Algin Garyt Goodsky as well as the breathtaking scenery of the Partridge River in the Lake Superior watershed. For more information on how you protect the Lake Superior and Boundary Waters watersheds from toxic mining pollution that would lead to an environmental catastrophe, visit waterlegacy.org
Views: 2905 WaterLegacy
Alaskan Copper Mine Proposal Sparks Concern About Wild Salmon Fishery | NBC Nightly News
 
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The permitting process for the copper mine is underway with the blessing of the Trump administration, which could prove risky to the Dillingham fishery. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Google+: http://nbcnews.to/PlusNBC Follow NBC News on Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/InstaNBC Follow NBC News on Pinterest: http://nbcnews.to/PinNBC Alaskan Copper Mine Proposal Sparks Concern About Wild Salmon Fishery | NBC Nightly News
Views: 903 NBC News
The Fight for Fish Lake (Teztan Biny)
 
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Find more Earth Focus content at https://www.linktv.org/earthfocus This Earth Focus report sheds light on the struggle of the Tsilhqot'in and Xeni Gwet'in people of British Columbia, Canada to stop the construction of Prosperity Mine, a gold and copper mine proposed by Taseko Mines Ltd. The mine would destroy Fish Lake (Teztan Biny), a body of water held held sacred by the Tsilhqot'in and Xeni Gwet'in people. The Lake is part of a pristine watershed that runs to the Fraser River. Featuring the film Blue Gold made by Canadian filmmaker Susan Smitten and her team to document the impact of the proposed mine on the environment and the cultural heritage of British Columbia's native people. An Earth Focus original report in collaboration with R.A.V.E.N (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs), a Canadian charitable organization.
Views: 2528 Link TV
Aerials of destruction caused by Mount Polley Mine tailings pond breach
 
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Aerial footage of the destruction caused by the August 4, 2014, breach of the Mount Polley gold and copper mine tailings pond near Likely, BC. Officials are calling the toxic spill an environmental disaster in the Cariboo Regional District of British Columbia. For more info, please go to www.globaltvbc.com.
Views: 209878 Global News
Memories of Red: Gold Mining in Romania's Rosia Montana
 
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Learn more: http://pulitzercenter.org/projects/romania-hungary-mining-toxic-waste-rosia-montana-gold Pulitzer Center grantees Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen traveled to the Rosia Montana region of Romania, where plans are underway to open the biggest open-pit gold and silver mine in Europe. One of the oldest mining sites in the world, Rosia Montana village offers archeologists and historians valuable insights into its 2,000-year mining tradition. Should the mining plans be approved, the surrounding mountains and nearby valley will be transformed into four gigantic mining pits and a dam holding cyanide-laced tailings, which could lead to a bigger environmental liability than the toxic sludge in Hungary in case of design failure. The mining debate has polarized Rosia Montana that no compromise seems possible in the near future. Dimiter Kenarov and Nadia Shira Cohen wade through the hidden toxic waste in European Union's newer member states, where EU's high environmental standards are still very difficult to enforce. This report is part of Pulitzer Center-sponsored project "Toxic Europe" (http://bit.ly/zHMUdw).
Views: 4545 Pulitzer Center
Fish Or Gold Trailer
 
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This documentary follows the controversy to build a huge open pit gold and copper mine into a pristine Alaskan river and lake system in South central Alaska. Local fishermen, elders, conservationists, mining engineers express their concerns about about the potential environmental impacts upon one of the world's greatest salmon fisheries.
THE IRON HIGHWAY - Mining Experts [Let's Play Eco Game / Eco Gameplay]
 
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Planning for the Future - Sustainable Mining
 
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More information at http://src.nu/srcmining. Sustainable mining not only makes good environmental sense, but also good economic sense. Companies that incorporate sustainable mining practices in their development plans can reduce their environmental footprint and remediation costs. New technology and research shows us that minerals can be extracted without harming the earth. In this video, Saskatchewan Research Council experts discuss the benefits of green mining.
Bougainville: Long Han Blong Yumi (It's in our hands)
 
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BOUGAINVILLE: LONG HAN BLONG YUMI (IT'S IN OUR HANDS): Bougainville fought a brutal Civil War from 1989-1997 which claimed the lives of up to 20 000 people, and tens of thousands more were displaced. At the core of the conflict was the Panguna mine, a massive copper and gold mine that had serious socio-economic, environmental and cultural impacts. 20 years later, Bougainville is planning for a referendum for independence from Papua New Guinea. Simultaneously, there is a heated debate about re-opening the Panguna mine, based on the argument that independence requires economic self-sufficiency, and mining is the only way to achieve that. As shown by our report Voices of Bougainville, many local communities do not want to re-open the Panguna mine, and our research shows that this is not the only development option for Bougainville. Bougainville can pursue a development path that is more sustainable and broad-based, and this film explores that option. Bougainville: Long Han Blong Yumi (It's in our hands) is being published along with a report, Growing Bougainville's Future. The report explores many of the same issues as the movie, and together we hope they contribute to facilitating an informed debate on Bougainville's development options. You can read the report here: https://www.jubileeaustralia.org/latest-news/jubilee-releases-report-on-bougainville-growing-bougainvilles-future
Views: 1317 Jubilee Australia
Blue Grouse Mine on Vancouver island!
 
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Exploring a large abandoned mine with special guests on Vancouver island called the Blue Grouse! The Blue Grouse mine is located on the south side of Cowichan Lake, 4.8 kilometres northwest of Honeymoon Bay. Mineralized outcrops on the property were first located between 1900 and 1910. The mine was abandoned in 1960, reportedly leaving some reserves. The workings were rehabilitated in 1979 by Corrie Copper Ltd. Copper mineralization of mineable grade was reported to be present at the 1100 level. The workings were backfilled sometime between 1987 and 1989. The Sunnyside workings (092C 108) are located 800 metres to the south. The Cowichan Lake area is at the eastern end of the Cowichan uplift, one of a series of major geanticlines on Vancouver Island. The area is underlain by pyroclastic, sedimentary and volcanic rocks of the Paleozoic Sicker Group, the Mississippian to Permian Buttle Lake Group, the Upper Triassic Vancouver Group and the Lower Jurassic Bonanza Group which have been intruded by Triassic gabbros (informally named Mount Hall) and Early to Middle Jurassic Island Plutonic Suite rocks, and overlapped by Upper Cretaceous sediments of the Nanaimo Group. The Vancouver Group comprises pillow and massive basalt, volcaniclastics, tuffs and breccias of the Karmutsen Formation; siltstone, argillite and micrite of the Quatsino Formation and limestone, tuff and argillite of the Parson Bay Formation. The property is underlain by Karmutsen Formation volcanics and Parson Bay Formation sediments. Sediments of the Nanaimo Group and volcanics of the Bonanza Group occur near the property. These are cut by numerous Jurassic feldspar and feldspar-pyroxene porphyry dykes related to the Bonanza Group. The orebodies occur in limestone and tuffaceous members which are folded in a series of overturned folds. The beds are displaced by a series of thrust faults which have a general east strike and dips of 10 to 20 degrees south. Garnet-epidote-actinolite skarns are developed in limy tuff, limy sediments and limestone, apparently interbedded with the upper portions of Karmutsen Formation basalts. Mineralization was present in ten small tabular sulphide zones and consisted of chalcopyrite, pyrrhotite, pyrite and lesser magnetite and sphalerite. The main orebody, hosted in volcanic rocks, was the G-H. The ore consisted of a skarn zone which formed a southwest plunging pipe-like body extending from the surface to the 335 metre level. The mineralization comprised chalcopyrite, pyrite and pyrrhotite irregularly occurring as stringers and small masses. The orebody was displaced to the northeast, the top block moved 305 metres to the north and 46 to 61 metres to the east in relation to the lower block. The E ore body, 300 metres due south of the G-H, was a 3 to 4 metre wide tuffaceous horizon mineralized with pyrrhotite. The pyrrhotite almost completely replaced the bedded rock and was veined with small stringers and irregular masses of chalcopyrite and pyrite. Small grains of hematite were noted locally. The mine was in production from 1917 to 1919 and from 1956 to 1960. From 249,298 tonnes of rock, 6,814,623 kilograms of copper, 2,508,644 grams of silver and 218 grams of gold were produced. Exploration in 1989 located several gossanous zones in the southwest portion of the property. A 1-metre chip sample (109075) of intermediate tuff with copper staining from the BGN-4 site assayed 0.7 per cent copper and 0.043 gram per tonne gold (Assessment Report 19387). Sampling results ranged from 0.0007 to 1.1824 per cent copper and 0.001 to 0.043 gram per tonne gold (Assessment Report 19387). In 2002, Ber-Can Environmental Resources Inc. completed a program geochemical sampling of the Blue Grouse tailings and tailings ponds for the purpose of developing a proprietary process for the clean up of mine tailings and mill tailings.
Lost in Migration: Copper's threat to salmon
 
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This video looks at the harmful effects a massive mine development like Pebble would have on salmon in Bristol Bay's most productive sockeye spawning rivers. Scientists know that minute amounts of copper in salmon streams (as low as 3 parts per billions) can throw off salmon's ability to navigate and detect prey. And they have deep concerns about how the mine will alter the fragile hydrology of the ecosystem. "The science is clear, if developed the Pebble copper and gold mine would create a dark future for Bristol Bay's world class fishery." To help stop the mine visit: www.savebristolbay.org/takeaction Film by The Story Group
Views: 1141 Save Bristol Bay
2011 11 08 TV News Story about Fish Lake
 
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On the afternoon of Monday November 7 2011 the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency announced that the agency has agreed to Taseko Mines Ltd.'s demand for a new environmental review of its proposed "New Prosperity" gold and copper mine located west of Williams Lake BC in the heart of Tsilhqot'in Nation territory. This decision puts Fish Lake and the surrounding lands and waters once again at risk from being poisoned by mine waste from the proposed open pit mine.
Views: 771 TheWCNews
Protect Bristol Bay: Environment
 
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Bristol Bay is home to one of the last great sockeye salmon fisheries in the world, as well as 31 Alaska Native tribes who have thrived for thousands of years on the bounty of the pristine lands and waters that support their traditional way of life and sustainable economy. Bristol Bay also supports a commercial fishery that started in 1883, and continues to produce almost half of the global supply of wild sockeye salmon. This fishery supports thousands of sustainable jobs across the nation and contributes millions annually to the nation’s economy. Unfortunately, Bristol Bay is also home to multiple gold & copper and other mineral deposits that if developed would devastate the fragile and pristine ecosystem and the people who depend on it for their traditional way of life and livelihood. The largest proposed mine, at the Pebble deposit, is located precisely at the headwaters of the Nushagak and Kvichak river systems, the two most productive salmon rivers on the face of the planet. If developed by foreign mining interests, Pebble would be the largest open-pit, acid-generating mine in the world – so large it would be visible from space. Pebble would only produce ore for about 50 years, and leave Bristol Bay with over 10 billion tons of toxic waste to deal with in perpetuity. Alternatively, if Bristol Bay is protected from destructive large-scale mining, Bristol Bay will continue to sustainably yield the world's greatest supply of sockeye salmon … in perpetuity. At the request of Bristol Bay tribal governments that the EPA take action to protect the Bristol Bay Watershed from large-scale mining, the EPA conducted a three year scientific review of Bristol Bay. This culminated in the Bristol Bay Watershed Assessment that was derived from Pebble’s own plans, peer-reviewed science, public hearings, and two public-comment periods. The Watershed Assessment clearly demonstrated that the Pebble Mine cannot move forward without causing irreparable damage to Bristol Bay’s fishery and the people who depend on it. Based on this assessment and the more than one million people who weighed in to support EPA taking action, EPA initiated the Clean Water Act 404(c) review process that would permit the agency to "prohibit, restrict, or deny" the proposed mine. EPA then issued its Proposed Determination on July 18, 2014, which suggests that EPA "restrict the discharge of dredged or fill material related to mining" such that Bristol Bay would lose no more than 1,100 acres of wetlands, lakes, and ponds or 5 miles of streams where fish have been documented (or 19 miles of streams where no fish have been documented). Unfortunately, the contamination or destruction of waterways in such an interconnected ecosystem often carries a devastating ripple effect that could spread beyond the disposal site. The only sure way to protect Bristol Bay is to completely stop mines like Pebble. Submit public comments here to help protect the world’s last great salmon runs and salmon cultures: http://www2.epa.gov/bristolbay/public-involvement-bristol-bay-404c-process#comments Public comment period ends September 19, 2014. Music: Memphis in Winter by Michael Chapman For more information: http://foodpolicyus.com/
Views: 160 ForeverView Farms
Kennet Fish Survey - pesticide pollution
 
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Environment Agency fisheries staff working with Imperial College London and Action for the River Kennet volunteers carry out electrofishing surveys of the River Kennet to assess the impacts of the serious pesticide pollution of the river in July 2013. Results will be compared with past surveys of similar reaches.
Views: 771 PikeonPlug
Britannia Mining Museum, BC Canada
 
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Explore the old underground copper mine at Britannia Beach, near Vancouver BC Canada. Take a guided tour through the old tunnels, blasted out of solid rock and experience the working life of a hard rock miner. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia... Britannia Beach is a small unincorporated community in the Squamish-Lillooet Regional District located approximately 55 kilometers north of Vancouver, British Columbia on the Sea-to-Sky Highway on Howe Sound. It has a population of about 300. The community first developed between 1900 and 1904 as the residential area for the staff of the Britannia Mining and Smelting Company. The residential areas and the mining operation were physically interrelated, resulting in coincidental mining and community disasters through its history. Today, the town is host to the Britannia Mine Museum, formerly known as the British Columbia Museum of Mining, on the grounds of the old Britannia Mines. The mine's old concentrator facilities, used to separate copper ore from its containing rock, are a National Historic Site of Canada Copper mine (1900-1974) A copper discovery on Britannia Mountain by Dr. A. A. Forbes in 1888 led to the development of the Britannia Mine. In 1899, a mining engineer named George Robinson was able to convince financial backers that the property had great potential. For several years, companies were formed, merged and dissolved in efforts to raise capital. The Britannia Mining and Smelting Company, a branch of the Howe Sound Company, finally commenced mining in the early 1900s, and owned the site for the next sixty years. The first ore was shipped to the Crofton Smelter on Vancouver Island in 1904, and the mine achieved full production in 1905. A town had grown up around the mine and a Post Office opened on January 1, 1907 where it was named after the nearby mine. In 1912 John Wedderburn Dunbar Moodie was authorized to upgrade the operation and increase production from the mine. Improvements in the mineral separation processes stimulated plans for a new mill (No. 2), which was completed in 1916 and was capable of producing 2000 tons of ore per day. The onset of World War I increased the demand for copper and the price rose sharply. On March 21, 1915 an avalanche destroyed the Jane Camp. Sixty men, women and children were killed and it was a terrible blow to the tiny community. Construction began immediately on a new, safer town at the 2,200-foot (670 m) level above the Britannia Beach site. This portion of the community became known as the "Town site" or "Mount Sheer". In March 1921 during a brief period when the mine was shut down, mill No. 2 burnt to the ground. On October 28, 1921 after a full day of torrential rain, a massive flood destroyed much of that portion of the community and mine operations that existed on the lower beach area. 50 of 110 homes were destroyed and thirty-seven men, women and children lost their lives. The flood was caused because the mining company had dammed up a portion of the Creek during the construction of a railway, and when this dam gave way the town below was flooded. Carleton Perkins Browning directed the reconstruction of this portion of the community and the new No. 3 mill, which stands today. Being an isolated, close knit community which could only be accessed by boat, life in both of Britannia's towns was never dull. Facilities included libraries, club rooms, billiard rooms, swimming pools, tennis courts and even bowling. A thriving social calendar saw sporting events, theatrical productions, dances, movies and parties held throughout the year. The mine boomed in the late 1920s and early 1930s, becoming the largest producer of copper in the British Commonwealth by 1929, under the management of the mine manager C.P. Browning. In the 1940s there were talks to build an artist village in Britannia's hills, but that plan did not proceed. During the Great Depression, miners unionized in 1946 and suffered through their first strike. Low copper prices saw the Britannia Mine Company reduced to seven employees, and in 1959 it went into liquidation. In 1963 the Anaconda Mining Company bought the property and production continued for the next eleven years. 300 employees managed to produce 60,000 tons of concentrate each year. Ferries services stopped around May 1965 after the highway and railway connections had been constructed. The connections made it easier to transport the copper, but high operating costs and taxes eventually forced the mine to close on November 1, 1974. The company did not attempt to clean up the mine and chemical wastes that it produced, since environmental protection laws had not yet been enacted and enforcement of the Fisheries Act was never applied On April 1, 1975 the BC Museum of Mining was opened to the public, and was designated as a National Historic Site in 1988. The following year, 1989, the Museum site was designated a British Columbia Historic Landmark.
Lakeland Currents 610 - The Impact of Copper-Nickel Mining in Minnesota
 
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On this episode of Lakeland Currents, our guests will be George Hudak and Don Fosnacht from the Natural Resources Research Institute at the U of M Duluth, and Kathryn Hoffman, staff attorney with the Minnesota Center for Environmental Advocacy. Discussion will center on the science of mining -including the geology, the deposits, and basic research based on other projects, along with the economic and environmental impacts that could be seen here in Minnesota. Comments will be accepted until 4:30 PM CT on Thursday, March 13, 2014. Email: Submit comments to: [email protected] E-mail submissions should include a full name and legal mailing address. Aired February 6, 2014 Season 6, Episode 610
Views: 294 Lakeland PBS
Brazil's Doce River Is Full of Dead Fish
 
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Brazil's Doce River has turned orange and is full of dead fish after one of the worst mining disasters in the country's history. The polluted waste contains arsenic, zinc, copper and mercury and has cut off the drinking water of hundreds of thousands of people and left fishermen devastated. Subscribe for more videos: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCV3Nm3T-XAgVhKH9jT0ViRg?sub_confirmation=1 Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/ajplusenglish Download the AJ+ app at http://www.ajplus.net/ Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/ajplus
Views: 36746 AJ+
Zambia - Copper in demand | Global 3000
 
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Africa's biggest copper mining region is located in north-west Zambia. Both emerging and industrialized nations need the raw material, which is principally used in the construction and electronics industries, to keep economic growth steady. As more and more mines open up in Zambia, people are flocking to the region to work in them.But there are few jobs to go round, and the area is deficient in roads, housing and access to clean water.
Views: 1776 DW News
Boundary Waters mining battle
 
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Northern Minnesota has long been known for its mining history. Videographer Charlie Siddons recaps the federal government’s decision to reopen mineral exploration around the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness and reactions to the decision.
Views: 108 TommieMedia
Alaska’s Famed Wild Salmon Threatened By Proposed Copper Mine | NBC Nightly News
 
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NBC News' Anne Thompson reports on how an attempt to mine copper in Alaska — a mineral in growing global demand — could threaten the world’s largest salmon run. » Subscribe to NBC News: http://nbcnews.to/SubscribeToNBC » Watch more NBC video: http://bit.ly/MoreNBCNews NBC News is a leading source of global news and information. Here you will find clips from NBC Nightly News, Meet The Press, and original digital videos. Subscribe to our channel for news stories, technology, politics, health, entertainment, science, business, and exclusive NBC investigations. Connect with NBC News Online! Visit NBCNews.Com: http://nbcnews.to/ReadNBC Find NBC News on Facebook: http://nbcnews.to/LikeNBC Follow NBC News on Twitter: http://nbcnews.to/FollowNBC Follow NBC News on Google+: http://nbcnews.to/PlusNBC Follow NBC News on Instagram: http://nbcnews.to/InstaNBC Follow NBC News on Pinterest: http://nbcnews.to/PinNBC Alaska’s Famed Wild Salmon Threatened By Proposed Copper Mine | NBC Nightly News
Views: 3260 NBC News
Economic Benefits & Environmental Impacts of Offshore Phosphate Mining in Namibia
 
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by: Alna Dall One Exclusive Phosphorous is the eleventh most common element in the world. It helps in the creation of our DNA, it is needed for your body to form bones and teeth. It is also an essential part of cell growth in plants. It can be found everywhere in products like carbonated drinks, detergents but more importantly, fertilizers. Although it occurs naturally in substances such as bone, ash, urine and animal manure, in order to keep up with the global demand for phosphorous, it has been mined for centuries from phosphate rock - a natural and non-renewable resource. There a few sites along the Namibian coast where large quantities of phosphate rock have been detected on the seabed floor...but mines have been unable to start dredging, due to a 18 month moratorium from Government. Stakeholders from the fishing industry demanded extensive research to be done on the impact such mining would have on not only the environment, but the fishing industry as well. We speak to Hans Huckstedt from LL Namibia Phosphates about the outcomes of these studies, the economic benefits and perceived pitfalls of phosphate mining, as well as THEIR role in a form of mining that has never been attempted before.
Views: 774 One Africa TV
Mining
 
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019 - Mining In this video Paul Andersen explains how mining is used to extract valuable minerals from the Earth's crust. Surface and subsurface mining are used to extract ore which is then processed. A discussion of ecosystem impacts and legislation is also included. Do you speak another language? Help me translate my videos: http://www.bozemanscience.com/translations/ Music Attribution Intro Title: I4dsong_loop_main.wav Artist: CosmicD Link to sound: http://www.freesound.org/people/CosmicD/sounds/72556/ Creative Commons Atribution License Outro Title: String Theory Artist: Herman Jolly http://sunsetvalley.bandcamp.com/track/string-theory All of the images are licensed under creative commons and public domain licensing: Cateb, M. (2010). Português: Cobre e latão para soldas. Lingote de prata 950 e chapa de prata. Liga para ser adicionada à prata, com cobre e germânio. Grânulos de prata fina. Foto : Mauro Cateb, joalheiro brasileiro. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Metals_for_jewellery.jpg English: Anthracite coal. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Coal_anthracite.jpg File:MKingHubbert.jpg. (2011, September 13). In Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=File:MKingHubbert.jpg&oldid=450215564 Jones, N. (2007). English: Sand and gravel strata on the southern edge of Coxford Wood The sand and gravel quarry goes right up to the edge of wood. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sand_and_gravel_strata_on_the_southern_edge_of_Coxford_Wood_-_geograph.org.uk_-_610732.jpg Jyi1693. (2006). English: Seawater photographed from aboard the MV Virgo out of Singapore, 2006. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sea_water_Virgo.jpg KVDP. (2009). English: A schematic showing the locations of certain ores in the world. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Simplified_world_mining_map_1.png printer, -G. F. Nesbitt & Co. (1850). English: Sailing card for the clipper ship California, depicting scenes from the California gold rush. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:California_Clipper_500.jpg USA, G. ([object HTMLTableCellElement]). Italiano: Grafico che rappresenta il picco di Hubbert della produzione petrolifera mondiale. Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Hubbert_world_2004.svg Vance, R. H. (1850). English: “Photomechanical reproduction of the 1850(?) daguerreotype by R. H. Vance shows James Marshall standing in front of Sutter’s sawmill, Coloma, California, where he discovered gold.” Retrieved from https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Sutters_Mill.jpg
Views: 72986 Bozeman Science
Wasteful Environmental Spending - Arizona - 2017
 
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At Gold Rush Expeditions, we have our fair share of problems with how the government spends your hard earned tax dollars on environmental spending to reclaim and close mines. While surveying in Arizona, we stumbled upon some wasteful environmental spending we just couldn't ignore...
Hydraulic Mining, The Series, Part 2
 
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Hydraulic Mining part 2 continued
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Marilyn Baptiste, 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, Canada
 
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A former chief of the Xeni Gwet’in First Nation, Marilyn Baptiste led her community in defeating one of the largest proposed gold and copper mines in British Columbia that would have destroyed Fish Lake—a source of spiritual identity and livelihood for the Xeni Gwet’in. She is the North America winner of the 2015 Goldman Environmental Prize, the world's largest award for grassroots environmental activists. For more information about Marilyn and how you can help, visit www.goldmanprize.org/marilyn
Watershed: Protecting the Boundary Waters from Sulfide Mining
 
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Peter Sinkamba Fights For People Affected By Copper Mining In Zambia |Eco@Africa|
 
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Savannah Resources' David Archer 'pleased' with Oman mine development
 
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David Archer, chief executive of Savannah Resources Plc (LON:SAV) tells Proactive they've lodged an Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) for the Mahab 4 copper mine development - the final part of their permit applications for two copper mines in Oman.
Heidi Kritz, Brower Youth Awards 2016
 
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For nearly half her life, Heidi Kritz has been working to protect Alaska’s Bristol Bay from the Pebble Mine project. The proposed copper and gold mining project threatens the bay, which is the largest salmon fishery in the world and is critical to the local economy, ecological stability, and native peoples way of life. Kritz and her community have fought tirelessly against the project both within Alaska and the Lower 48 states. She has helped organize rallies, worked on a massive letter writing campaign against the mine project that ultimately gathered more than 6,000 voices, and has helped mobilize a new generation of regional activists by working with high school students in tribal schools. Kritz’s leadership has added momentum to a decade-long fight to protect the Bristol Bay watershed, and she plans keep up the fight to defend the land and her home.
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The people intervene Imperial Metals Red Chris Mine meeting
 
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The people intervene Imperial Metals Red Chris Mine meeting on unceded Cost Salish Territory. Imperial Metals: Is Mining Worth The Risk? Imperial Metals Mount Polley open pit mine breached on August 4, 2014. The Mount Polley tailings breach is the largest environmental disaster in BC history. The breach discharged 24.4 million cubic meters of wastewater, tailings slurry, and construction waste into Polley Lake, Hazeltine Creek, Quesnel Lake, Quesnel River, and the Fraser River watershed: -10 million cubic metres of wastewater -13.8 million cubic metres of tailings slurry containing nickel, lead, arsenic, zinc, copper, vanadium, cadmium, cobalt, phosphorous, antimony, manganese, mercury, and selenium -0.6 million cubic metres of construction waste from the dam The Quesnel Lake watershed is host to the second largest sockeye salmon run in the world. 63% of the provincial population is d ependent on the Fraser River watershed. There has been no significant clean up carried out. Witnesses in the area of Mount Polley have seen Imperial Metals burying the toxic tailings waste, rather than removing it from the environment for clean up. Secwepemc First Nation have described the Mount Polley spill as the end of a way of life due to the destruction of wild salmon. Experts advise the impacts of Mount Polley will be felt for at least the next 25 years. The financial losses to fishing will be at least $1 billion over the next 25 years. The province of BC and Imperial Metals have violated and continue to violate international laws regarding “the right to safe and clean drinking water” as set out in UN Resolution 64/292. Results of a third-party review into Red Chris mine on Tahltan territory says it has the potential to cause significantly more environmental damage than Mount Polley. Red Chris mine's storage facility is much larger than Mount Polley, but it uses the same structure and technology as Mount Polley. Imperial Metals President Brian Kynoch envisions that production at Red Chris will be 5 times the scale of Mount Polley. A 2012 U.S. Based peer-reviewed study on tailings storage facilities, concluded that 28% of all copper mines experience partial or total tailings dam failure. Because tailings storage facilities contain heavy metals and toxic chemicals, they need to last forever. Mount Polley lasted 14 years before total failure, although it had experienced partial failures prior to the disaster of August 4, 2014.
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Wings Over Canada - Sustainable Mining Practices
 
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Conservation and the environment are foremost on Canadians' minds as we enter a new era of global warming. New technologies like hybrid vehicles and rechargeable batteries are just some of the technologies that consumers can choose to decrease their footprint, but where do the elements in these products come from? Wings Over Canada flies into Hoidas Lake in Saskatchewan to take a look at a new mineral exploration and development company with a Rare Earth Element focus. http://www.gwmc.ca http://www.wingsovercanada.ca
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ANGRY Rattlesnakes and the BIG HORN GOLD MINE
 
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Adventure 031 - ANGRY Rattlesnakes and the BIG HORN GOLD MINE In this episode of Our Million Adventures we are in sunny Southern California on the steep slopes of Mt Baden-Powell. We are first on the mountain, and hike up to the abandoned Big Horn Gold Mine. The Big Horn mine is a fascinating piece of history from the gold rush years of California. Greed and shiny metal drove men into the mountains mad for the riches of the earth. Our explorations of the mine are book marked by close encounters with the "locals". We run into 2 rattlesnakes, one of which is very angry! There's more adventure inside, as we brave the darkness to get a glimpse into the history of The Big Horn. Come along with us and explore the mysteries of the mine. Note: Exploring Mines is VERY DANGEROUS. We do not endorse, challenge, promote, or encourage you ever do so yourself. All adventure comes with risk. It is your responsibility to assess, mitigate, and accept the consequences of any risks you undertake and deem reasonable. Our Film Equipment: Sony A600 - https://amzn.to/2vtbYbn GoPro Hero 5 - https://amzn.to/2OCGcS3 GoPro Hero4 - https://amzn.to/2M0HkQY Samsung Galaxy s8 - https://amzn.to/2Kjenus Waterproof Case - https://amzn.to/2LVKCol DJI Mavic Air - https://amzn.to/2NYU2wP Editing and Imagery: Adobe Photoshop CC Adobe Premiere CC Adobe After Effects CC Blender 3D Music and SoundFX by Epidemic Sound
G8/P7: Indian Livestock: dairy and fishery sector- inland vs deep ocean fishing
 
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Language: Hindi, Topics Covered: 1. Livestock in India 2. Dairy development: AMUL case study and its success 3. National Dairy development Board 4. Operation Flood and its 3 phases and outcomes 5. Success of cooperatives in farm and dairy sector: comparison 6. National livestock mission 7. Fodder development 8. Veterinary health 9. Indigenous cattle: challenges, importance 10. Rashtriya Kamdhenu breeding centre 11. Rashtriya Gokul Mission 12. Fishery sector 13. Marine fishery and Inland fishery development in India 14. Ranking: State wise largest production 15. Problems of marine fishing 16. Deep sea fishing 17. New technique: open sea cage farming 18. Comparison between marine and inland fishing in India 19. Inland fishing, State wise largest production 20. Blue revolution 21. Brackish water aqua-culture issues and potential 22. Indian fishers sector: development issues and challenges. Powerpoint available at http://Mrunal.org/download Exam-Utility: UPSC CSAT, Prelims, Mains, CDS, CAPF Faculty Name: Ms. Rajtanil Solanki Venue: Sardar Patel Institute of Public Administration (SPIPA), Satellite, Ahmedabad, Gujarat,India
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Gold Lures Illegal Miners to Peru's Rainforests
 
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Click for more: http://to.pbs.org/uIvJkW In southeastern Peru, where the Andes Mountains meet the Amazon, lies one of the world\'s richest ecosystems and the destructive lure of gold. In a collaboration with the Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting, special correspondent Steve Sapienza reports on illegal gold mining in Peru.
Views: 8261 PBS NewsHour
Mt Morgan Abandoned Mine - Qlds
 
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Repairing the environmental damage of just 300 of Queensland’s 15,000 abandoned mines could cost around $10 billion, our new report reveals. Big mining companies should be made to cover the cost of rehabilitating the State’s abandoned mines and that this would generate 6000 jobs in regional Queensland. Sign here to help make then clean up their mess: http://www.lockthegate.org.au/minerehab
Alex Krass DST: The Ely Mine
 
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This is a short digital story about the Ely Mine found in Vermont. It was once the biggest mine in the state and is now causing environmental issues to the surrounding bodies of water. Shown is how these issues have effected my life as a local. Bibliography and narrative: https://docs.google.com/document/pub?id=15cyfxfXhhykTEUtSIy2SqnPysrjQfSF3GHjOwTm1fzo
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Heavy Metal Salmon: Sub-Lethal Toxicity in the Skeena
 
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Heavy metals are common pollutants of aquatic systems, often associated with human activities. Hard-rock mining, agriculture, urbanization, and industrialization have enabled the release of significant quantities of heavy metals to aquatic ecosystems, sometimes with profound ecological harm. All of the metals that were examined can negatively impact salmonids to some degree at concentrations below the levels known to cause lethality. Sub-lethal concentrations can alter behaviours related to predator avoidance, foraging, migration, and social interactions, and can cause the physical impairment associated with growth and development, swimming efficiency, and immune system responses. https://skeenawild.org/our-work/science-and-research/babine/
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Acid Mine Drainage,from Copper Exploration-Ely, MN after 50 years
 
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Exploring for Copper, Inco removed a hill top on the Spruce Road near Ely, MN in the 60's. 50 years later, even after their remediation in the state that is supposed to have the "strongest mining regulations" to protect the environment, almost nothing grows there. Aerial views also show more damage down stream than had been known. Nothing has been done by any mining company or the state of Minnesota to study or rectify the problems here.
The Legacy of Uranium Mine Waste in Elliot Lake (1of3)
 
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Between a Rock and a Hard Place - what to do with Uranium mine waste? (released in Sept 1994) Part 1 of 3 This documentary examines the environmental impact of the Uranium mine operations in Elliot Lake, Ontario, Canada
Views: 4094 Arthur YUL
Lost in Migration -- Copper's Effect on Alaska's Salmon
 
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New science is pointing to a dark future for Alaska's Bristol Bay salmon if the controversial Pebble copper mine is developed. This video looks at the effects a massive mine development would have on salmon in Bristol Bay's most productive sockeye spawning rivers. What science has uncovered are the effects of minute amounts of copper in salmon streams and how the mine will alter the fragile hydrology of the ecosystem. To help stop the mine visit: www.savebristolbay.org/takeaction
Views: 877 The Story Group
The Toxic E-Waste Trade Killing Pakistan's Poorest
 
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The E-Waste Curse: The deadly effect of dumping E-waste in Pakistan Pakistan has become an illegal dumping ground for some of the 50 million tons of e-waste created each year. Karachi's poor earn a living from the toxic detritus, but the vicious cycle of consumption could prove fatal. In Pakistan, the massive arrival of electronic waste has created an informal substance economy that feeds 150,000 people. The country's poor salvage what they can from the cast-offs of the electronic revolution: copper, steel, brass. Nassir is one who has cashed in on the opportunities found in old cables and hard-drives. "It’s a good business. I have more and more work", he says. Yet workers pay the price for a few grams of copper; 4 million people die every year because of electronic waste and recycling workers have the lowest life expectancy in Pakistan. In his recycling shop, Akhbar earns 2€ on a good day. It feeds his family of six, but his health has suffered. "This job is dangerous. It’s very toxic". And the toxic legacy is far-reaching - "It’s a catastrophe...especially for the children", warns Saba, an activist for the WWF. "They will continue to live here and be poisoned, it’s dangerous for them and it’s dangerous for the next generations". In our relentlessly consumerist world, can the global poor be saved from the toxic trade in e-waste? For similar stories, see: Pakistanis Are Pinning Their Economic Hopes on Upcoming Elections https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATVBjVxtEg0 Ordinary Pakistanis Live Under the Thumb of the Taliban https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NDaAsRzFsJQ Is Pakistan Protecting The Taliban? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j3d_6XZosSE Subscribe to journeyman for daily uploads: http://www.youtube.com/subscription_center?add_user=journeymanpictures For downloads and more information visit: https://www.journeyman.tv/film/6832/the-e-waste-curse Like us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/journeymanpictures Follow us on Twitter: https://twitter.com/JourneymanVOD https://twitter.com/JourneymanNews Follow us on Instagram: https://instagram.com/journeymanpictures Wild Angle Productions – Ref. 6832 Journeyman Pictures is your independent source for the world's most powerful films, exploring the burning issues of today. We represent stories from the world's top producers, with brand new content coming in all the time. On our channel you'll find outstanding and controversial journalism covering any global subject you can imagine wanting to know about.
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Gold in Chile, South America......an Exploration and Test of Gold bearing river gravels
 
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Gold mining operation in Chile, South America
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EPA Emergency Response: The Pennsylvania Mine – Montezuma, Colorado
 
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NOTE: If you need captions, please click the CC button on the player to turn them on. Pennsylvania Mine, located in the hills above Keystone Resort, has for decades dumped heavy metals (cadmium, copper, lead and zinc) into Peru Creek, a tributary of the Snake River. Heavy rainfall events sometimes flush out significant sediment loads from the abandoned mine site and, in 2007, resulted in a massive fish kill. EPA’s Emergency Response Program, along with state and local stakeholders, are working to mitigate the mine drainage and to restore stream water quality. For more information about EPA’s Emergency Response, go to http://www2.epa.gov/emergency-response For more information about EPA’s removal activities at the Pennsylvania Mine, go to http://epaosc.org/site/site_profile.aspx?site_id=8722 For more about EPA: http://www.epa.gov/ We accept comments according to our comment policy: http://blog.epa.gov/blog/comment-policy/
Mining in Peru&Brazil-Negative effects on humans and nature
 
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FASTEST SOLO FARM - ORES & CRYSTAL | FORTNITE SAVE THE WORLD
 
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Crossing the Line - Mic Ishem
 
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Mic Isham, now Chairman of the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Chippewa Indians, protected the band's resources of fish and wild rice for the future by working with Midwest Environmental Advocates to hold a copper mining company accountable for wetland pollution.
Environmental Issues Surrounding Quinsam Coal Mine
 
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CAMPBELL RIVER - Environmental groups are banding together to raise concerns about water quality near Campbell River. They say arsenic levels are extremely high in Long Lake, near the site of the Quinsam coal mine. The groups are pointing to recent tests that show arsenic levels thirty times higher than the acceptable limits. They are calling on the provincial government to investigate.
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