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365 Days in the Wilderness

The Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness is located in the northern third of the Superior National Forest in northeastern Minnesota. Over 1 million acres in size, it extends nearly 150 miles along the International Boundary adjacent to Canada’s Quetico Provincial Park and is bordered on the west by Voyageurs National Park. 519 more words


Siblings day part five

“Personal log,Wesley crusher reporting. While heading to a star base for testing to aply to the star fleet academy ,we have uncovered a plot by a normadic group of scavaingers and pirates called the gathers to attack the federation. 922 more words

Star Trek

The "lumad" deserve better

Columnist Solita Collas-Monsod, former University of the Philippines School of Economics professor, and former Director General of the National Economic Development Authority, prefaced her column… 517 more words

Humanitarian Response

For many miners, there’s no avoiding the gold ‘production cliff’ now

When Steve Parsons and his colleagues published their first report on the gold “production cliff” in early 2013, they thought the thesis was obvious, even though almost no one was talking about it. 1,014 more words


60 Seconds of Congo

For the past two years, I’ve been traveling to Congo to work with my brother on the film “This is Congo”. We traveled and filmed in places most westerners would never go. 126 more words


South Africa: Three unions sign wage deal with two gold producers

Trade unions, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM), Solidarity and Uasa on Friday accepted the latest gold wage offer tabled by gold producers AngloGold Ashanti and Harmony Gold. 184 more words


SA's biggest mining union says to strike in coal sector Sunday

The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will strike in the crucial coal industry from Sunday after wage talks collapsed earlier this week in a country that relies heavily on coal for electricity. 308 more words