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Diamond Producers Association's report says its members positively impact local communities & working to minimize negative environmental impacts
Author: Cision PR Newswire, Diamond Producers Association (UK)
‘First-Ever Comprehensive Report on the Reality of Modern Diamond Mining Reveals its Impact on Local Communities, Challenges Stereotypes and Identifies Areas for Further Improvement’ 2 May 2019...
Guyana: Concerns raised over the discovery of large oil reserves in South America´s second poorest nation
“Will Guyana soon be the richest country in the world?”, 9th May 2019...
- Related companies: ExxonMobil
Nigeria: Int'l inquiry laments double environmental & social standards by oil companies depending on where they are operating
Author: Mike Odiegwu, The Nation (Nigeria)
‘Shock, lamentation as panel probes environmental damage in Bayelsa’ 19 April 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Latest news on natural resources Natural Resources
- Related companies: Nigerian Agip Oil Company (NAOC) (joint venture Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, Eni, ConocoPhillips) Shell
So. Africa: Dispute between Xolobeni community opposed to mining & govt. escalates as community questions govt. official's impartiality
Author: Ana Reporter, IOL (South Africa)
The Amadiba Crisis Committee (ACC) on Monday asked President Cyril Ramaphosa and "democratic institutions" to stop Mines Minister Gwede Mantashe from visiting Xolobeni, where there is a raging dispute over keeping the area pristine versus allowing...
Author: George Maponga, The Herald (Zimbabwe)
‘Zimbabwe: Murowa Diamonds Brings Water to Drought-Hit Chivi’ 22 April 2019...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural resources (land, water, forests)
So. Africa: Major banks pulling out of funding coal-fired plants due to environmental & social concerns
Author: Amanda Watson, The Citizen (South Africa)
‘Standard Bank joins banks not financing ‘dirty’ coal-fired power plants’ ...
Zimbabwe: Call for transparency, citizen participation & accountability in management of mineral resources
Author: Mukasiri Sibanda, Zimbabwe Environmental Lawyers Association
‘Champions needed to jumpstart mineral revenue transparency reforms’...
- Related in-depth areas: Natural Resources
Author: Andrew Mambondiyani, The Epoch Times
‘Chinese Companies Tear Down Zimbabwe’s Environment’...