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A Third Of Africa's Great Apes Are Under Threat From Mining For Battery Metals

IFL Science 05 Apr 2024

Boom in mining for renewable energy minerals threatens Africa’s great apes

AOL 03 Apr 2024
Mining harms apes through habitat loss, pollution and disease ... The paper found that the largest mining impacts on apes were in the west African countries Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali and Guinea.

Mining of materials needed for ‘green revolution’ puts great ape population at risk

Popular Science 03 Apr 2024
Now, the continent’s great ape population is more threatened from mining than scientists originally believed ... The west African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, and Guinea had the largest overlaps of high ape density and mining areas.

More than a third of African great ape population faces risks related to mineral mining

Phys Dot Org 03 Apr 2024
... near mining sites ... In the West African countries of Liberia, Sierra Leone, Mali, and Guinea, overlaps of high ape density and mining areas—including the 10 km and 50 km buffer zones—were the largest.

China's education a model for Sierra Leone to fight poverty

China Daily 23 Mar 2024
Sierra Leone's economy relies mostly on mining, especially on diamond mining, and it is among the largest producers of titanium and bauxite, and a major producer of gold ... Infrastructure in Sierra Leone is poor; it lacks roads, bridges and railways.

Sierra Leone’s deepening ties with China spark unease and scrutiny

Sierra Leone Telegraph 20 Mar 2024
Sierra Leone Telegraph ... Furthermore, the Pepel rail agreement heavily leans towards the Chinese mining company, China Kingho, now Leone Rock Mining Group, sidelining the interests of Sierra Industrial Zone a potential investment from India.

Jeffrey Wright is finally in the Oscar hunt. He’s ready.

Detroit news 03 Mar 2024
Martin Luther King Jr ... Board of Education case ... To which the most obvious reply can only be ... “No ... In the early 2000s, Wright also began to pour most of his energy into a project in Sierra Leone designed to create a new model for sustainable gold mining.

Sierra Leonean president's China visit to enhance cooperation, friendship

ECNS 28 Feb 2024
China is also Sierra Leone's largest trading partner, and Chinese companies have also increased their cooperation with Sierra Leone in the mining and steel industries in recent years, Song noted.

President Bio seeks financial aid from China – Sierra Leone’s economy on brink of collapse

Sierra Leone Telegraph 27 Feb 2024
... President Xi Jinping, “with the aim of strengthening bilateral ties between the two nations,” a euphemism for lucrative mining deals in return for huge cash handout to Sierra Leone’s president Bio.

Lab-grown diamonds come with sparkling price tags, but many have cloudy sustainability claims

Elko Daily Free Press 19 Feb 2024
Ethical tensions of traditionally mined diamonds ... The term "blood diamond," or stones mined in conflict zones to finance the fighting, became prominent after conflicts in Angola, Congo, and Sierra Leone piqued international attention.

After covering global crises, a lauded Maine photojournalist wonders what’s next

Bangor Daily News 10 Feb 2024
I remember covering the opening of a Little League baseball field, thinking I’d just seen other kids, about the same age in a Sierra Leone hospital, who were missing limbs from accidents while working in mines,” Seamans said.

Trustco faces significant legal, other challenges in year ahead

Independent online (SA) 22 Jan 2024
Subsequently, Namra retracted the issued notices to freeze the accounts.” ... Trustco also held a 19.5% interest in diamond mining in the Sierra Leone-based Meya mining licence area in pursuit of “extraordinary returns” ... BUSINESS REPORT .

World Bank approves $65 million as the country’s economy continues downward spiral

Sierra Leone Telegraph 16 Jan 2024
The government of Sierra Leone has run out of cash and early last month (December 14, 2023), the World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved a $65 million grant which it says will support the ...

Baloch’s PM-in-exile visits bizman owning gold mines

The Times of India 04 Jan 2024
... Nagdive, who owns gold mines in Sierra Leone.

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