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Sustainability to the People of Nunavut
In Canada's newest and largest territory, successful development of mineral resources is the
key to progress.
Ross L. Sherlock, David J. Scott and Gordon MacKay
Africa's Geological Gifts
The second largest mining sector in the world, South Africa has a rich geological history that is responsible for the country's wealth of gems, metals and other minerals.
Mike G.C. Wilson
Plus! Sweeping changes for South African mining policy
26 Probing an Underground
Acid-Mine Drainage Ecosystem
Traditional approaches to remediate acid drainage from mining have failed to address a root cause: thriving underground microbial communities.
Eric C. Hince and Eleanora I. Robbins
Tracking Material Flows Can Strengthen Public Policy
To better manage resources in the United States, policy-makers need to understand the flow of materials from the time of extraction to use and disposal or reuse.
R. Larry Grayson
56 GEOLOGIC COLUMN
2 From the Editor
4 Letters: Perspectives from readers
30 Where on Earth?
34 Profiles: Geoscience fellows climb the Hill
36 Benchmarks: Looking back in Geotimes
36 Energy and Resources: Fluorspar
47 Classified Ads: Career Opportunities
59 Contributors Page
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