A new report supports the creation of a compensation fund for nations that rely on terrestrial mining, but it fails to dispel environmental concerns over deep-sea mining.
Fieldwork is revealing a history of landscape evolution over the past 5 million years that links climate change and river capture to critical mineral resources across the Alaska-Yukon border.
An innovative clinical trial uses “two-way participation” between Navajo and medical communities to study the impact of zinc on mitigating health effects associated with uranium mining.
Papers are invited for a special collection presenting advances in understanding of the impacts of mining on human, ecosystem, and Earth surface environmental health.
The effects of pumping wastewater from oil and gas extractions may last a decade or more after the injections stop.
New developments in the science of ore genesis and exploration could address the challenges of finding new mineral deposits for our increasingly materialistic world.
From exploring flooded sites to providing alerts, use of robotics aims to “increase the arsenal of tools that can help miners work more safely and efficiently.”
The effects of climate change could fuel a new sand mining industry in Greenland.
A recent report points out where the United States is most dependent on mineral imports and highlights some ways for reducing this dependence.
The editors of a new book on oil and gas exploration describe developments in methods for identifying oil and gas fields, and for making accurate predictions about their extractive potential.