News Mining

Mining and prospecting prohibition call by NGOs in South Africa

Tue, 01/02/2011 - 16:57

BirdLife South Africa supports the formal request by the Centre for Environmental Rights to the Minister of Mineral Resources for a prohibition on prospecting and mining in certain key areas of critical biodiversity and hydrological value and sensitivity.

Africa

Forest & Bird delivers 4000 anti-mining submissions

Tue, 25/05/2010 - 06:36

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) and other environmental organisations today handed over about 4000 anti-mining submissions to the Ministry of Economic Development (MED) in Wellington.

Pacific

Forest & Bird reveals Government mining plans

Wed, 24/03/2010 - 13:38

Forest & Bird (BirdLife in New Zealand) has uncovered Government plans to allow mining in 7000 hectares of high-value conservation land in the West Coast's Paparoa National Park, Great Barrier Island and the Coromandel Peninsula.

Pacific