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Moon Mining Could Actually Work, With the Right Approach
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, resources, mining )

Freya
- 81 days ago - space.com
Earth's moon taunts. A growing chorus of experts views this "eighth continent" as a nearby world of natural resources sitting there at the edge of Earth's gravity well, ready for the picking.
The US Geological Survey Is Getting Serious About Space Resources and Mining
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, resources, mining, Moon, asteroids )

Freya
- 281 days ago - space.com
Since its establishment in the 1870s, the USGS has focused pretty much solely on Earth. But now it's investigating what benefits may or may not exist in tapping extraterrestrial water, minerals and metals.
Harper s Research Station a Cloak for Arctic Oil Push, Says Climate Expert
Science & Tech  (tags: Arctic, Canada, climate change, conservatives, environment, fossil fuels, Harper, mining, ozone, science )

Julie
- 1356 days ago - nationalobserver.com
A remote Arctic facility, promoted by PM Stephen Harper as a world-class research station, is less about pure science, and almost entirely about pushing oil, gas and mining development in the rapidly melting north, says top polar climate scientist.
Future of Mining May Be on the Ocean Floor.
Science & Tech  (tags: Mining, minerals, ocean floor, scientists )

Rosie
- 1461 days ago - cnbc.com
Mining for minerals could be more efficient and cause fewer environmental problems if looked for at the bottom of the ocean rather than on land, according to a study; but some scientists say deep-sea mining may have consequences we don't fully understand
Is Moon Mining Economically Feasible?
Science & Tech  (tags: space exploration, Moon, resources, mining )

Freya
- 1614 days ago - space.com
The moon may offer pay dirt with a rewarding mother lode of resources, a celestial gift that is literally up for grabs. But what's really there for the taking, and at what cost?
Arizona Tribes and Environmental Groups Oppose HR 287 for Mining in the Tonto National Forest Read More at Http://Indiancountryt
Science & Tech  (tags: Mining, Arizona, conservation, destruction, ecosystems, endangered, environment, habitat, habitatdestruction, nature, protection, trees, wildlife, animals, government, politics, business, corporate, ethics, government, southwest, native american, archaeol )

S
- 2298 days ago - indiancountrytodaymedianetwork.com
Environmentalists and tribal activists are crying foul on a mining proposal on sacred land in Arizona that's been resurrected for the eighth year in Congress.
Mercury Found in All Fish Caught in U.S.-Tested Streams
Science & Tech  (tags: u.s., geological, survey, mercury, fish, freshwater, streams, discovery, investigation, science, research, health, habitat, ecosystems, nature, environment, pollution, health, risks, warning, disease, illness, coal, mining, safety, food )

Tom
- 3578 days ago - usatoday.com
The U.S. Geological Survey's research marks its most comprehensive examination of mercury contamination in stream fish. The study found that 27% of the fish had mercury levels high enough to exceed what the Environmental Protection Agency considers safe.
Scientists Found Ancient Iron Ore Mine
Science & Tech  (tags: scientists, ancient, iron, mining, Nasca )

Ben
- 4148 days ago - blogmyway.org
Scientists discovered a man made cave older than the Inca Empire, and the cave was for iron ore mining. Scientists claimed the cave was first created 2000 years ago. Scientists also discovered other ancient artifacts in the mine, and these artifacts hel
   

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