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All Posts Tagged With: "minerals"

Africa remains the final frontier for economic growth

Perspectives

Africa remains the final frontier for economic growth

Ayo Johnson, a Worldfocus contributing blogger, writes about extraction of natural resources in Africa. The piece, excerpted from his blog, Africa Speak International, argues that Chinese investment in Africa has benefited that continent and speaks to Africa's natural strategic importance.

Posted: November 18, 2009 12:07   Comments: 32
China rides green revolution, limiting export of rare metals

Interview (video)

China rides green revolution, limiting export of rare metals

China is now taking steps to limit the availability of obscure materials to the rest of the world. Marcus Mabry of The New York Times discusses the implications of China's export restrictions on these rare metals.

Posted: September 1, 2009 16:32   Comments: 4
Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

WorldDesk (blog)

Police clash with indigenous protesters in Peru

In northern Peru, Amazon Indians and police have clashed violently over the issue of exploiting natural resources, with more than 50 killed. Worldfocus blogger Peter Eisner weighs the Peruvian government's response to the protests, arguing that the president's statements have been inopportune and politically incorrect.

Posted: June 9, 2009 11:19   Comments: 3
Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus Radio

Tune in: Radio show on resources in the developing world

Worldfocus.org's weekly radio show explored the state of natural resource use, opportunities and dangers for resource-rich developing countries and the role played by the U.S. in this global issue. Dave Burdick, Michael Cohen and Alf Hornborg joined the conversation.

Posted: March 31, 2009 18:06   Comments: 1

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