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Jewelers Value Wildlife Over Gold

2/24/2011 // By Jim Adams

Two foreign corporations propose building the largest gold and copper mine in North America (ironically named the Pebble Mine) in the headwaters of Bristol Bay, Alaska. Recognizing that a mine in this fantastic area is likely to spell doom for […] Read more >

Virginia’s Cold Water Streams Dealt a Major Blow

2/22/2011 // By Austin Kane

Virginia’s treasured cold water streams and associated fisheries and wildlife have just been dealt a major blow while the coal lobby won a huge victory in the General Assembly with SB 1025. First, the bill limits the ability of the […] Read more >

Alaskan Natives Brave the Cold to Protest the Pebble Mine

Alaska Natives Speak Out Against Pebble Mine

1/5/2011 // By Nic Callero

While visiting Anchorage I had the pleasure to join in solidarity with Alaska natives to voice my opposition to the proposed Pebble Mine – a proposal is to build one of the world’s largest gold and copper mines entrenched at the headwaters of Bristol Bay’s unparalleled wild salmon fishery. Read more >

Public Lands, Private Profit: NBC Looks at Need for Mining Reform

3/18/2010 // By Miles Grant

Visit msnbc.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy You can learn more about the National Wildlife Federation’s efforts to modernize America’s mining laws at OurPublicLands.org. Read more >

Mining Around a “Grand” American Treasure

10/29/2009 // By Kolleen Kawa

The development of uranium mining around the Grand Canyon has been a tug of war between mining companies, local residents and government agencies. While visitors to the Grand Canyon area see impressive vistas, rock formations and wildlife populations, some of […] Read more >