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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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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

US commander lauds progress as NATO ends its role in Afghan war

News : The Raw Story (13 minutes ago)

The US commander of international forces in Afghanistan on Sunday hailed the achievements of 13 years of fighting against the Taliban, as NATO formally ended its war at a ceremony in Kabul. “Together… we have lifted the Afghan peopl... 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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