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Scientists at work: We use environmental DNA to monitor how human...

Marie Simonin, Inrae and Emily S. Bernhardt, Duke University Rivers, lakes and wetlands cover just 1% of the Earth’s...

How engineered bacteria could clean up oilsands pollution and mining waste

Vikramaditya G. Yadav, University of British Columbia Rampant industrialization has caused our planet to warm at an unprecedented rate....

The US is worried about its critical minerals supply chains –...

Jordy Lee, Colorado School of Mines and Morgan Bazilian, Colorado School of Mines When U.S. companies build military weapons...

Gold rush, mercury legacy: Small-scale mining for gold has produced long-lasting...

Jacqueline Gerson, Duke University; Austin Wadle, Duke University, and Jasmine Parham, Duke University Gold is everywhere in modern life, from jewelry to electronics to smartphones....

Mine waste dams threaten the environment, even when they don’t fail

Christopher Sergeant, The University of Montana and Julian D. Olden, University of Washington Scars from large mining operations are permanently etched across the landscapes of...

Mining powers modern life, but can leave scarred lands and polluted...

Matthew Ross, Colorado State University Modern society relies on metals like copper, gold and nickel for uses ranging from medicine to electronics. Most of these...

World Bank ruling against Pakistan shows global economic governance is broken

Kyla Tienhaara, Queen's University, Ontario It’s been a rough month for Pakistan’s Prime Minister Imran Khan. It started off with the International Monetary Fund approving a...

Populist alliances of ‘cowboys and Indians’ are protecting rural lands

Zoltan Grossman, Evergreen State College The sea of red on recent election maps make it look like rural areas are uniformly populated by Republicans. And...

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