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Is Solar-Powered Bitcoin Mining the Future?
Green Lifestyle  (tags: bitcoin, energy, power, mining, future, environment, protection )

- 128 days ago -
ItâEUR(TM)s been estimated that it will take about 132 years to mine all 21 million Bitcoins in existence. Mining is done by specialized computers who consume a lot of electricity as they search for the correct hash keys to make Bitcoin.
Sea Floor Mining Project Now in Jeopardy
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, protection, mining, destruction )

- 1990 days ago -
A dispute between Papua New Guinea and a Canadian company has put an innovative sea mining project on hold. The CEO of Nautilus Minerals announced this week that the company has had to suspend operations because the PNG government has pulled out of a
The Obsession for Gold and Its Effects on the Environment
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, destruction, gold, mining, protection, conservation )

- 2154 days ago -
Though the California gold rush may have petered out long ago, the search for this most precious of all metals is a far cry from over. Gold has always had an unshakeable appeal to humans of all cultures, appearing in statues, jewelry, sacred rites, tombs
ACTION ALERT: Miners Plan to Open Cut the Tarkine Forest! Tell Them To Stay Out!
Green Lifestyle  (tags: australia, tarkine forest, native animals, habitat, enviornment, threatending, mining, destruction )

- 2174 days ago -
The Tarkine forest is under threat from mining destruction. Mining company Venture Minerals is planning an open-cut tin mine at Mount Lindsay in this very special region of northwest Tasmania. If it goes ahead, their proposed mine will destroy huge
ACTION ALERT: Save Australia's Cape York From Mining! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: cape york, heritage, australia, wilderness, ecoystems, threatened, mining, protection )

- 2305 days ago -
Unless the country moves to designate four national heritage sites that would forever protect the beauty of Australia's Cape York, six new mines could soon deface the gorgeous peninsula.
ACTION ALERT: Keep Mining Waste Out of Our Waters! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: streams, enviornment, threatened, mining, protection, ecoystems )

- 2305 days ago -
For decades following the passage of the Clean Water Act in 1972, mining companies were rightly prohibited from dumping waste directly into our rivers and streams.
ACTION ALERT: Don't Let Powerful Mining Interests Destroy Our Environment for Gold and Riches! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: mining, destructive, laws, legalisation, conservation protection communties, ecosystems, environment )

- 2322 days ago -
A centuries-old mining law established in 1872 by President Ulysses S. Grant is still in effect today. Essentially, this law offers priority to mining use over other uses for federal land, giving mining companies full discretion to mine where they see fit
ACTION ALERT: Protect the Grand Canyon! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: wilderness, communities, habitat, enviornment, threatened, mining, ecosystems, conservation )

- 2404 days ago -
Ask the President to stand with the hundreds of thousands of Americans who want the lands, wildlife, and the people of the Greater Grand Canyon region from the hazards of uranium mining.
ACTION ALERT: Wisconsin Senate and Assembly Natural Resources Committees: Say NO to Mining the Penokees! PLEASE SIGN !
Green Lifestyle  (tags: communities, habitat, mining, laws, threatened, enviornment, protection legalisation )

- 2408 days ago -
Whereas, considering the undeniable evidence that open pit iron ore mines pollute the land, water, and air, endangering health, killing wild rice, creating noise pollution, destroying trout stream, lakes.
As Hybrid Cars Gobble Rare Metals, Shortage Looms
Green Lifestyle  (tags: hybrid, electric, car, mining, shortage )

- 3188 days ago -
"Prius hybrid automobile is popular for its fuel efficiency, but its electric motor and battery guzzle rare earth metals, a little-known class of elements found in a wide range of gadgets and consumer goods."
1872 Mining Law Must Be Updated for 21st Century
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, Hardrock, Mining, Reclamation, Act, HR 2262, abandoned, mine, cleanup, water, pollution, wildlife, habitat, nature, protection, sustainable, green, jobs, government, americans, business, corporate, greed, money, economy, politics )

- 3283 days ago -
The 1872 mining law is a flat-out giveaway. The AP reported that unlike the coal, oil and natural gas industries, hardrock mining companies don't pay royalties on the estimated $1 billion in minerals they extract from the nation's lands each year.
Sign Petition: Make Mining Reform -- and Green Jobs -- Happen
Green Lifestyle  (tags: environment, mining, water, pollution, wildlife, habitat, nature, protection, sustainable, green, jobs, government, americans )

- 3283 days ago -
S 796, the Hardrock Mining and Reclamation Act of 2009, will create green jobs by cleaning up the hundreds of thousands of abandoned hardrock mines, give a fair return to the taxpayer, and protect communities and precious western water resources.

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