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Mining 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Mining 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea

Reuters - Business Video Online (Sep. 8, 2014) — Until now, it's been in the realm of science fiction, but seafloor mining could soon become a reality. Ivor Bennett looks at the giant machines Canadian company Nautilus Minerals hopes to use to harvest copper, gold and other precious metals from 1600 metres below to ocean surface. Video provided by Reuters
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Baluchistan Mining Eyes an Uncertain Future

Baluchistan Mining Eyes an Uncertain Future

AFP (July 29, 2014) — Coal mining is one of the major industries in Baluchistan but a lack of infrastructure and frequent accidents mean that the area has yet to hit its potential. Duration: 01:58 Video provided by AFP
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Government Approves East Coast Oil Exploration

Government Approves East Coast Oil Exploration

AP (July 18, 2014) — The Obama administration approved the use of sonic cannons to discover deposits under the ocean floor by shooting sound waves 100 times louder than a jet engine through waters shared by endangered whales and turtles. (July 18) Video provided by AP
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Water Everywhere for DR Congo City Yet Scarce a Drop to Drink

Water Everywhere for DR Congo City Yet Scarce a Drop to Drink

AFP (July 13, 2014) — Goma sits by one of the world's largest freshwater reservoirs and has some of Africa's heaviest annual rainfall, yet less than half of the population has access to drinking water. Duration: 02:31 Video provided by AFP
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