Landmark Australian ruling rejects coal mine over global warming

From Nature News, 12 February 2019: An Australian court has rejected an application for an open-cut coal mine because of its potential contribution to greenhouse-gas emissions and global warming. The New South Wales Land and Environment Court turned down an appeal by mining company Gloucester Resources, which had sought to overturn a previous government decision Continue reading Landmark Australian ruling rejects coal mine over global warming

As Australia’s mining boom wanes, rehabilitation of abandoned mines offers lessons for the world

From Ensia magazine, 11 October 2018: The 1986 Australian film Crocodile Dundee brought global fame to its leading man Paul Hogan, but the real star of the show was the vast, ancient landscape of the World Heritage-listed Kakadu National Park. Kakadu is the jewel in the crown of Australia’s national parks, but this unique wilderness Continue reading As Australia’s mining boom wanes, rehabilitation of abandoned mines offers lessons for the world