Coal miners have been digging what German environmentalists decry as 'Europe's biggest hole' at Hambach in the Lower Rhine basin. It covers 50 square miles. Continue reading →
Drought-stricken farmers and others are turning to the mystical practice of water dowsing, and many are convinced it works. Here's why. Continue reading →
A new method extracts high-tech metals from common seafloor ores.
In the late 1800s, thousands of people left their homes and traveled to Alaska in hopes of finding gold. While most were extremely unsuccessful, about 4,000 were able to actually find gold. Laci presents a few of the most successful gold diggers.
Ever wonder how people mined for gold? Have no fear! You can use a pan, a large drill, and even explosives! Anthony did some digging into the many methods people use to get that rare substance out of the ground!
The wealth of Afghanistan's geologic resources could be double the cost of what the U.S. has spent waging war against terrorists in that country. DNews talks with Said Mirzad of the U.S. Geologic Survey.
The oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico pales in comparison to epic scale of pollution in the Niger Delta in Nigeria, one of the richest oil and gas-producing regions in the world.
The USGS today identified 24 regions in Afghanistan with high-value minerals that are ready to be mined.
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