Global Extraction Networks

Politics of Extraction

Category: Resource Management

Great Barrier Reef and Coal Export — a Zero-Sum Game?

The Great Barrier Reef, lying to the Northeast of Australia, has long been regarded as a national and international gem… Read More

December 31, 2018

High Modernism and The Aral Sea disaster

 

Aralsk, Kazakhstan. 2005

Source: Christopher Herwig photography

The Aral Sea, located between the Southern K… Read More

December 31, 2018

Lab-grown Diamonds: Sustainable Choice for Consumers?

Sustainability is one of the main arguments supported by synthetic diamonds manufacturers to promote their product a… Read More

December 11, 2018

Film Review and Thoughts – “Deepwater Horizon” by Peter Berg, 2016.

This movie is about the explosion of the Deepwater Horizon platform and the oil spill that happened in April 2010 in the G… Read More

December 3, 2018

Price Difference of Lab-created Diamonds from Natural Diamonds

Synthetic diamonds are chemically, physically and optically identical to earth-mined diamonds, but they are man-ma… Read More

December 2, 2018

De Beers’ move into synthetic diamonds

De Beers company, the diamond pioneer that has operated mines from the Arctic to South Africa, which has convinced the w… Read More

November 28, 2018

The Beast Below

And once every five years, everyone chooses to forget what they’ve learned. Democracy in()action.

The E… Read More

November 20, 2018