Indonesia, Brazil biggest culprits in tropical forest loss linked to industrial mining, study says
Mines worldwide extract more than twice the amount of raw materials than they did in 2000, the study says.
Indian coal hub juggles need for jobs with hope for greener future
The climate-heating fossil fuel offers job prospects, and local economies depend on these workers' incomes, yet there is resentment over the impact on groundwater, farms and forests.
Haunted by 2019 deaths, Orang Asli fear the worst as mining activities resume
Three years ago, the village of Kuala Koh lost 14 children after their river water was polluted by manganese mining activities – and they worry that history might repeat itself.
The threat to Tasik Chini
Once known for its clear water and lush greenery, Tasik Chini is now under threat from mining and logging activities which have already changed much of its landscape and affected the lives of the Orang Asli in the area.
Include us in Tasik Chini restoration efforts, say Orang Asli
They say they have lived in the area for generations.
Xavier’s pol-sec in MACC custody as graft probe continues
Fazly Razally is one of several individuals linked to the ex-minister who are under a corruption probe.
9 trapped Chinese miners confirmed dead, one still missing
Rescue teams will not stop searching until the last miner is found although high underground water levels in a section of the mine have complicated rescue operations.
Company threatens to sue portal over 10-year mining lease renewal
KL Larut, headed by businessman Oms Thiagarajan, says its reputation 'gravely injured' by the report.