Monthly Archives: August 2012

Originally posted on Sahel Blog:
Knowledgeable about mining I am not, so this post is essentially a collection of links and quotes regarding the Tasiast mine in Mauritania, a project of Canada’s Kinross Gold Corporation. Tasiast is in the headlines…

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Originally posted on Grist:
Photo by Shutterstock. In the future, don’t expect any privacy. Every move, every purchase, even every thought — as personality profiling becomes more sophisticated — will be observed, logged, and analyzed. Big Brother will certainly be…

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Originally posted on Sahel Blog:
Darfur: All 25,000 people living in a refugee camp in Sudan’s Darfur region have fled amid fighting between armed militia groups and Sudanese government forces, U.N. officials said Friday. Many of the refugees have sought…

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