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Ponzi Scheme-like Tactics Found at the Core of Canadian Mining Operations

Alaska-Canada Transboundary Watersheds at Stake

Vital transboundary watersheds shared by British Columbia and Southeast Alaska are facing escalating pressure from a network of more than 450 Canadian gold mining and exploration companies, propelled by a complex Prospect Generator Model that shares the structural and operational attributes of a Ponzi scheme.

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EIA JOINS CALL FOR PERMANENT PROTECTIONS FOR BRISTOL BAY AFTER ARMY CORPS DENIAL OF PEBBLE MINE PERMIT

Washington, DC – Today the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers denied Northern Dynasty Mineral’s Clean Water Act 404 permit for the Pebble Mine, a massive gold and copper mine proposed for the headwaters of Bristol Bay Alaska. EIA’s Wildlife Team Lead and Counsel, Danielle Grabiel, said: “The Army Corps made the right decision today for […]

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IMO and Arctic States Slammed for Endorsing Continued Arctic Pollution

IMO and Arctic States Slammed for Endorsing Continued Arctic Pollution NGOs protest outrageous approval of Arctic Heavy Fuel Oil “ban” which will drive continued pollution of the Arctic throughout 2020s London, 20 November 2020:- The Clean Arctic Alliance today slammed the decision by the International Maritime Organization (IMO) to approve a ban ridden with of […]

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Newly Released Recordings Pull Back the Curtain on the Canadian Company Behind Pebble Mine

Washington D.C. —The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) today released two tapes that feature Canadian mining baron, Ron Thiessen, discussing his political strategy for securing a federal permit for the controversial Pebble Mine project in southwest Alaska. The recordings underscore both Thiessen’s importance as a driving force behind the Pebble project and the financial windfall that […]

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Pebble Mine Tape Reveal Plans to Build Massive 180-Year Mine at the Headwaters of Bristol Bay in Alaska

    Washington DC — Today the Washington DC-based non-profit the Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) released recordings of conversations between EIA investigators and executives of Pebble Limited Partnership and Northern Dynasty Minerals (Pebble), the companies behind the contested Pebble Mine project in Alaska. The recordings, which EIA has dubbed “The Pebble Tapes,” reveal Pebble’s plans […]

Hong Kong Customs displays 82.5kg of rhino horns from South Africa and destined for Malaysia. Photo: ISD
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EIA Applauds IWC For Passing Resolution Addressing Underwater Noise Impacts to Protect Whales

Florianopolis, 12th September 2018 – The Environmental Investigation Agency (EIA) commends the International Whaling Commission (IWC) for passing by consensus a new Resolution focused on addressing the impacts of anthropogenic underwater noise on cetaceans. For Arctic species such as bowhead whales, beluga whales, and narwhals, increasing noise levels raise the risk of interference with vital […]