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Illegal Amazon Gold: Fight to Protect the Amazon Unites Celebrity Artists, War Journalists, and You

"How are we going to protect it if we don't understand what's at stake?"
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Obama: US will not fight another ground war in Iraq

News : The Raw Story (2 hours ago)

President Barack Obama vowed on Wednesday the United States will not fight another ground war in Iraq, seeking to reassure Americans about the level of U.S. involvement after a top general suggested some combat troops could be deplo... Read Post

Need to Know, August 29, 2011: Urban farming in Detroit, consumer finance protection, gold mining in the Amazon

News : Need to Know (3 years ago)

We look at the way urban farming has revitalized communities in Detroit. Also: The Consumer Finance Protection Bureau, how hackers are using Kinect's 'gesture technology' to change the way we live, and illegal gold mining in the Ama... Read Post

Video: The price of gold: Illegal gold mining in the Amazon

News : Need to Know (3 years ago)

With the price of gold at an all-time high, veteran war photographer Ron Haviv documents the environmental destruction illegal gold mining has caused in the Peruvian Amazon. Read Post


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