Mining or homelands: which leads to better health in Aboriginal communities?
Since the first Gold Rush 160 years ago, Australian history has been tainted by a conflict between mining and indigenous land rights. Aboriginal communities have long been excluded or abandoned by government – forced off their lands into settlements and ignored in terms of health care, resulting in statistics that […]
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Rights and Resources in Global Mining – Andy White
This is the transcript of an interview between Future Challenges Regional Editor Lourdes Gomez and Andy White, the Director of Washington-based Rights and Resources Initiative. It’s part of our Lead Article “A Zero-Sum Game?” The article deals with the following question: Rapid globalisation makes competition for land, raw materials and other resources intense. When […]