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Mining magnets: Arctic island finds green power can be a curse

Mining magnets: Arctic island finds green power can be a curse

SOURCE: Reuters DATE: March 1, 2021 SNIP: In the tenth century, Erik the Red, a Viking from Iceland, was so impressed with the vegetation on another Arctic island he had found he called it “the green land.” Today, it’s Greenland’s rocks that are attracting outsiders...
Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

Amazon rainforest plots sold via Facebook Marketplace ads

SOURCE: BBC DATE: February 26, 2021 SNIP: Parts of Brazil’s Amazon rainforest are being illegally sold on Facebook, the BBC has discovered. The protected areas include national forests and land reserved for indigenous peoples. Some of the plots listed via...