The research found that of the 184 species assessed, 62% are listed as threatened: 39 are Critically Endangered, 32 are Endangered, and 43 are Vulnerable.
The mineral resources of the asteroids will be of great importance in the future
Growth in energy supply from different sources since 1800 CE (Credit: ourworldindata.org)
“If China alone fulfils its planned production of all-electric transportation, the demand for copper will be over 2 billion tonnes requiring 119 years production at the current extraction rate of 20 Mt per year. “
In recent research Andreas Heiss of the Austrian Academy of Sciences and colleagues examined plant remains from the mining site of Prigglitz-Gasteil in the Eastern Alps in Austria, which was active between the 11th and 9th Century BCE.
Sedimentary deposits of the ‘Anthropocene’ By Steve Drury
Cobalt is quite a rare metal which is found in the Earth’s crust.
Scottish Parliament Pension Fund Investing in Fossil Fuel Companies: £505,683 Directly in BHP and £257,899 in Rio Tinto.
“BHP has a very aggressive strategy to insert itself in the territories of these communities, over-exploiting local water sources causing major droughts and trying to eliminate any critical opinion or social protest.”
Nick Morrison reports on his visit to the salt mine in Loule Portugal
the sea pangolin, is the first species at risk of extinction due to potential deep sea mining by humans.