French Guiana: Guiana Amazonian Park Gold Mine


The link below is to an article reporting on a gold mine that has been approved for French Guiana’s Guiana Amazonian Park.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2013/0115-hance-gold-mine-saul.html

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Panama: New Snake Species Discovered


The link below is to an article reporting the discovery of a new snake species in Panama, which has been named as a protest to a new mine in that country.

For more visit:
http://news.mongabay.com/2012/0918-hance-no-mining-snake.html

Australia: We Have Mining Issues


The link below is to an article that reports on plans for a mega mine in Australia.

For more visit:
http://www.guardian.co.uk/environment/2012/sep/18/mega-mine-australia-global-emissions

Mountain Maid Goldmine Reopened


The historic Mountain Maid Goldmine in the Copeland Tops State Conservation Area has reopened to the public. The historic site near Gloucester has been extensively redeveloped and reopened on Friday the 15/10/2010. Free tours are available on Sunday as part of an open day. For more information on the mine that is located near Gloucester and the Barrington Tops National Park, contact NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service.