Sharp rise in Brazilian deforestation undeniable, says sacked research chief

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Ricardo Galvao, the sacked head of Brazil’s space research agency, said on Saturday the trend of

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Alaska mine developer Northern Dynasty wins U.S. EPA reprieve, shares soar

TORONTO (Reuters) – The Trump administration said on Tuesday it would lift an Obama-era restriction on the world’s biggest undeveloped

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Virginia ban on uranium mining upheld by U.S. Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The largest-known U.S. uranium deposit will remain firmly under ground after the Supreme Court on Monday upheld

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Brazil environment agency launches operation to combat Amazon deforestation

FILE PHOTO: Piles of wood are seen during “Operation Green Wave” conducted by agents of the Brazilian Institute for the

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Exclusive: Brazil’s Vale knew deadly dam had heightened risk of collapse

BELO HORIZONTE, Brazil (Reuters) – Vale SA, the world’s largest iron ore miner, knew last year that the dam in

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Peru’s environmental watchdog reports tailings spill from Southern Copper mine

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Peru’s environmental watchdog said on Sunday it was investigating a tailings spill from a unit of Southern

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Chilean copper miner Codelco part-suspends operations amid heavy rain

SANTIAGO (Reuters) – Chilean state miner Codelco said on Friday heavy rains had forced suspension of operations at its northern

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Brazil’s Vale licenses to operate Laranjeiras dam, Jangada mine canceled

SAO PAULO (Reuters) – Brazilian miner Vale SA said on Wednesday the state of Minas Gerais has canceled the licenses

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Brazil eyes management overhaul for Vale after deadly dam disaster

BRUMADINHO, Brazil (Reuters) – Brazil’s government weighed pushing for a management overhaul at miner Vale SA on Monday as grief

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