U.S. appeals court allows challenge of uranium mining at Canyon mine near Grand Canyon in partial reversal of earlier decision: A federal appeals court said Thursday (2018, Oct. 25) that the Havasupai tribe and environmental advocates can challenge an existing uranium mine on land near the Grand Canyon where mining was recently banned. The decision…

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Informationsblatt zum Nachu Graphite Project in Tansania und der öffentlich-privaten Partnerschaft der WiN Emscher-Lippe GmbH in NRW Aufgrund des niedrigen Uranpreises will Magnis Resources, auch bekannt als Uranex, noch warten, bis das Unternehmen möglicherweise mit der Uranproduktion in Tansania beginnt. Profitabler scheint unter den aktuellen politischen Vorzeichen der Digitalisierung der Graphitbergbau: Graphit ist wesentlicher Bestandteil…

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German NGO World Heritage Watch (WHW) published its 2018 Report. WHW will hold its 4th International Civil Society Forum on World Heritage just days before the start of this years UNESCO World Heritage Committee session in Manama, Bahrein (24. June – 4. July 2018). The Report highlights dangers towards natural and cultural World Heritage sites,…

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Unter dem Motto “Atomrisiko jetzt beenden!” findet am 9. Juni 2018 eine Demonstration in Lingen statt. – weitere Infos

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Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB) are winners of the world’s leading “Goldman Environmental Prize”. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for their leadership in the struggle against an unlawful nuclear energy deal in South Africa. They were the sole signatories of a successful legal challenge against the plan for…

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Liz McDaid, and Makoma Lekalakala of Earthlife Africa Johannesburg (ELA JHB) are winners of the world’s leading “Goldman Environmental Prize”. Liz and Makoma have been recognised for their leadership in the struggle against an unlawful nuclear energy deal in South Africa. They were the sole signatories of a successful legal challenge against the plan for…

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Australian uranium company Peninsula Energy had planned to mine uranium in the Karoo, an arid region in South Africa. However, these plans were met by strong local resistance, supported by nationwide South African organisations, among others by SAFCEI – South African Faith Based Environmental Institute. We had reported earlier. The company had announced to leave…

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Über den Hamburger Hafen wird regelmäßig radioaktives Material für Atomkraftwerke in alle Welt und aus aller Welt transportiert. Allein im vergangenen Jahr wurden im Hamburger Hafen etwa 300 Tonnen Kernbrennstoffe wie neue Brennelemente, angereichertes  UF 6 und Uran-Pellets umgeschlagen. Die Gesamtmenge der durch Hamburg beförderten Kernbrennstoffe (einschließlich Lkw-Transporten) betrug mehr als 780 Tonnen (in den…

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