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Vol. 15, No. 3 Week of January 17, 2010
Providing coverage of Alaska and Northwest Canada's mineral industry


Mining News: Movie gives industry a big black eye

James Cameronís ĎAvatarí exploits outdated stereotype; gifted earth scientists and engineers lead most successful mining companies

Rose Ragsdale

For Mining News

I must join what appears to be a growing parade of voices criticizing some aspect of the mega-blockbuster sci-fi movie, Avatar, and add my two cents. Critics have complained about the movieís story line, citing everything from its blatant allusions to the worst aspects of the recent war in Iraq (a....

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