Elon Musk’s Tesla announces production facility in Monterrey, as the Latin American nation with an estimated 1.7 million tonne reserve of the light metal tightens control on its mining.
The Yanomami people suffer from mercury-poisoned water and degraded food sources caused by illegal gold mining.
The young climate activist has been showing solidarity with German protesters against the demolition of a village, which has become a symbol of resistance against fossil fuels.
The second-largest cryptocurrency’s blockchain is preparing to transition to a ‘proof-of-stake’ protocol, which is expected to make the network more efficient, sustainable and scalable.
Nine mining giants seeking authorisation to mine on Brazil indigenous reservations have been accused of human rights violations and environmental destruction.
China is the biggest producer of the world’s rare earth metals and the EU’s dependence on Beijing is making decision-makers in Brussels nervous.
Huge sources of lithium deposits that can be used for electric cars are found in the country's western region which an Anglo-Australian company is waiting for the government's approval to mining.
Most of the group’s funds are drawn from opium production, mining, foreign donations and taxes on exports. Will that be enough to help it govern?
Violence is increasing against a backdrop of poor governance and deteriorating socio-economic conditions in northern Nigeria, further exacerbating instability across the region.
Faced with public outcry over chronic power cuts and rising pollution, Iranian officials have targeted energy-intensive cryptocurrency mining farms. But are they just a scapegoat?
Dramatic images on Sunday of protesters in the port city of Bristol tearing down a statue of 17th century slave trader Edward Colston and throwing it into the harbour inspired campaigners in Oxford to seize the moment.
One small step for man and one giant leap for the commercial space industry.
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