Global Extraction Networks

Politics of Extraction

Rhino Coin: Bridge between Cryptocurrencies and Conservation

Rhino ho… 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

The Phase-Out of Coal in Canada by 2030

Canada co-founded the ‘Powering Past Coal Alliance’ along with the United Kingdom at the United Nations 23rd Sess… Read More

December 31, 2018

Transnational Corporations, Indigenous Peoples and the Ambiguity of the Law: Some Thoughts on Current Developments in the Area of Business and Indigenous Rights

A Judgment in South Africa

Sometimes, one’s studies and the developments of the “real world” come together in su… Read More

December 29, 2018

The Sun Exchange – Solar Powered Money

The Sun Exchange is an example of how blockchain technology is being applied in the energy industry, specifically in … Read More

December 28, 2018

What is the role of Indigenous people in the fight against climate change?

Recently, I came across an interesting article entitled, “The Key role of indigenous people in global climate c… Read More

December 26, 2018

Sapphire Mines in Sri Lanka


Last summer, I travelled to Sri Lanka and I had the opportunity to visit traditional sapphire mines in Ratna… Read More

December 22, 2018

Coltan Mining in Congo: What We Should Know

In this world of technology, most of us possess electronic gadgets. But how often do we stop to think about the mineral co… Read More

December 17, 2018

Biomimicry: Nature’s Solution to Man’s Toughest Problems

Human activities have placed a great deal of stress on the planet. The overconsumption of resources has led to global wa

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December 15, 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