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- Puerto Ricans at Work. Heinrichs, Ann // Puerto Rico (0-7565-0357-4);2003, p26
The article presents information on commerce and industries in Puerto Rico. Puerto Rico's climate is suitable for growing warm-weather crops. Coffee beans are Puerto Rico's most valuable crop. Plantains are the second most valuable crop. Factories in Puerto Rico make chemicals, foods, electrical...
- Fly fishing. Pyper, Wendy // Ecos;Jan-Mar2003, Issue 114, p16
Reports on the hydrological, chemical and biological impact of mining activities on the Fly River in Papua New Guinea. Decline in the abundance of freshwater fish species; Changes in the concentrations of copper, lead and zinc; Relationship between otoliths and trace metal concentrations.
- Arizonans at Work. Heinrichs, Ann // Arizona;2003, p25
The article presents information on commerce and industries in Arizona. Arizona leads the U.S. in mining copper. Arizona's mines still produce gold and silver, too. Other mining products are coal, sand, gravel, and crushed stone. Arizona's top factory goods are electronics equipment. Arizona...
- Resources and Industry in Canada. Goldman, Phyllis Barkas // Monkeyshines on Canada, The Great White North;1994, p78
The article presents information on resources and industry in Canada. The author states that forests occupy most of the land space in Canada. This vast amount of timber enables Canada to be the world's leading producer and exporter of pulp and paper products. Inexpensive waterpower and extensive...
- Salmon Roulette. Defter, Kirk // Field & Stream;Mar2008, Vol. 112 Issue 10, p32
The article focuses on a proposed pebble mine in Alaska and its impact on the species of salmon and rainbow trout. It states that the mine will pollute the watershed at Bristol Bay, Alaska, headwaters to the largest wild sockeye salmon fishery in the world. Those involved with commercial and...
- IN BRIEF. // Northern Ontario Business;May2005, Vol. 25 Issue 7, p14
Reports on developments related to forestry and mining in Ontario as of May 2005.
- 'Agricultural Poverty' and the Expansion of Artisanal Mining in Sub-Saharan Africa: Experiences from Southwest Mali and Southeast Ghana. Hilson, Gavin; Garforth, Chris // Population Research & Policy Review;Jun2012, Vol. 31 Issue 3, p435
Why do people engage in artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM)-labour-intensive mineral extraction and processing activity-across sub-Saharan Africa? This paper argues that 'agricultural poverty', or hardship induced by an over-dependency on farming for survival, has fuelled the recent rapid...
- Anthoropogenic deforestation drivers in Sierra Leone: implications for government interventions. Alieu, Emmanuel // CFA Newsletter;Jun2014, Issue 65, p10
The article focuses on the implications of anthoropogenic deforestation drivers in Sierra Leone for government interventions. Topics discussed include the activities causing anthropogenic deforestation such as slash and burn farming system, wildfires, and stone and sand mining, anthoropogenic...
- Economic Overview. // Mauritania Country Review;2013, p73
The article reflects on the economic condition of Mauritania as it is one of the poorest developed countries in the world and mentions that the country's economy depends on agriculture, mining and fishing.