Browsing the "Mining" Tag

Hard cash vs. heritage in Afghanistan

November 18th, 2011 | by Admin

Time Magazine has posted an interesting article examining the debate in Afghanistan between harvesting the country’s resources and protecting it’s [&hellip

Mining destroys ancient Buddhist caves

July 19th, 2011 | by Admin

Four ancient Buddhist caves have been demolished during mining activities in India. Amid reports that the four caves, located around [&hellip

Copper mining threatens ancient monastery

June 14th, 2011 | by Admin

A mining operation in Afghanistan is threatening to destroy a 1,400-year-old Buddhist monastery. The monks settled here because there was [&hellip

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