Sustainable Resources Mining Research

Below you will find MANY resources for all of the topics available to you.

  1. Take a look at some of the topics and resources below to get a feel for what might interest you.
  2. Choose a topic.
  3. Closely read through all of the resources available on your chosen topic.
  4. While you read, fill out the Note Taking Template for EACH resource and save it to your student file with an appropriate name.
  5. See Ms. Carl-Osborne or Ms. Hobbs if you are having trouble.

 

MINING (in general)  http://www.fairmining.ca/ 

ACID PRECIPITATION

Acid Rain: The Sort of Environmental Success Story. 

Environment and Climate Change Canada

Acid Rain FAQ (Environment and Climate Change Canada)

Acid Rain Still Hurting Canada

Basics of Acid Rain (video) 

BBC iScience: Acid Rain (video)

MOVING OIL PRODUCTS

Natural Resources Canada

Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (bias?)

CBC News: Balls of Bitumen

Transport Canada

Pipeline Through Paradise

The Next Standing Rock

How to Kill a Pipeline

Oil and Natural Gas Transportation (video)

Basic Pipeline Construction (video)

FRACKING

What is Fracking?  (bias?)

Nova Scotia Fracking Ban

Shale Gas Fracking Controversy

The Fracking Fight (US)

What is Fracking? (video)

ABANDONED MINES

Contaminated Mine an Embarrassment to Canada

Abandoned Mines in the North

Toxic Legacies

The Problem with America’s Abandoned Mines (US)

Golden Hope for a Wasteland

Toxic Mine ‘Hot Spot’ Headed for 2009 Clean-Up

The Abandoned Cochrane Hill Gold Mine (video)

Green Mining Initiative (video)

EXPORTING RAW MATERIALS

Natural Resources Canada Information Bulletin

Trade and Invest: British Columbia

Canadian Mineral Production in 2016

Natural Resources Drive 20% of Economy

TIE TO WORLD ECONOMICS

Canada’s Mining Industry: A Success Story

The Coming Resurgence of Canadian Mining

Clean Energy Canada

OECD Trade in Raw Materials (video)

CANADA MINING IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES

Canadian Institute Helps Developing Countries Get Maximum Mining Benefit

Canadian Mining Accountability Abroad (video)

A Message to Canadians (video)

Gold Mining Practices in Southwestern China (video)

LAND RIGHTS IN CANADA

Minerals and Private Land in British Columbia

Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada: Mining and Minerals

Resource Rights

Mining Watch Canada

Fair Mining Collaborative on Rights to Land (video)

MINING GHOST TOWNS
BC Ghost Town (photos and video)

BC Ghost Towns Forgotten by Time

Kitsault, BC Ghost Town (video)

Historic Sandon, Ghost Town (video)

DEVELOPMENT IN CANADA LINKED TO MINING

The Mining Association of Canada

Historic Canada: Mining (Scroll down to ‘History’ heading)

Mining Core Catalyst to Canadian Economy

 

 

RESEARCH RESOURCES

Evaluate your sources using the CRAAP Test

Summarize and synthesize using the Note Taking Template

Cite your sources using the citation template

 

 

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