Gold prices are soaring. Cue the gold rush, and with it, more challenges for Brazil and efforts to protect the world's largest tropical forest, write Robert Muggah and Mac Margolis.
A cargo container was transported to a holding facility and stolen from there, according to police, who assured visitors the incident is not a public safety concern and likely an isolated event.
After decades of being seen as a go-nowhere investment, investors are taking a shine to gold again.
The city of Kanazawa produces most of Japan's fine gold leaf, but there aren't enough young people to take over the craft. The same situation is playing out for small family businesses across Japan.
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Gold has soared nearly 30% this year, reaching a record settlement price of $1,931 per ounce Monday. Many analysts see it heading even higher as investors look for a "safe haven."
An exhibit at the University of Georgia highlights items from the state’s gold rush. Wright State Environmental History Professor Drew Swanson calls the...