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Exploring a Real Coal Mine - Appalachia 2014 - Day 5

I will admit that when we gave the kids a list of options about how they could fill their “day off” from their worksites today, I didn’t think visiting a coal museum would be a popular choice. 899 more words

New Forest: mining and pit ponies

I was interested in a recent news item that reported the potential re-opening of mines in Cornwall. The demand for metal in China and the developing world has inflated the price of tin making its recovery more profitable. 547 more words

New Forest Pony

I wasn't going to blog today!

Well, I wasn’t, but I am bored and a few days ago I decided that I was going to send out a random twitter request to ask people for 1 word prompts for 150 word stories. 195 more words

Writing

An Explosive Climate - Soma Coal Mine Disaster

Erdogan crystallised the endemic carelessness so commonly attributed to the Justice and Development Party (AKP) in Turkey. With a brutally truthful speech. He summated Soma’s coal mine catastrophe into bundled up, aggregate numbers, polished with a sententious throwback to the immemorial lessons of the past. 588 more words

Wondering Quill

India's largest coal company is going shopping—again

Coal India, one of the world’s largest coal producers with a majority stake owned by the Indian government, is on the hunt again.

After years of hits and misses, the mining company recently floated a tender seeking consultants to help it evaluate overseas coal assets. 263 more words

Metaphysical Tree

“The change invents what it changes.”

-      Catherine Malabou

its bark is the color of soot

as though its roots were in a coal mine… 281 more words

We’re Signing Up for Active Duty

By Robin Mosman

I am 73 and have spent the last 33 years of my life co-ordinating resident and environmental actions, on the NSW Central Coast and in the Blue Mountains. 674 more words

Activism