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GODO NEWS! Environment Ministry Drops Copper Mine in Zambezi Park


Environment  (tags: animalwelfare, animals, environment, ecosystems, government, green, nature, politics, protection, conservation, wildlife, world )

Cal
- 718 days ago - news.mongabay.com
A proposed copper mine set to be built in Lower Zambezi National Park has been rejected by Zambia's environmental management agency.



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Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 2:27 am
Great news Cheers
 

Daniel Partlow (189)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 5:42 am
Thank God!
 

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 5:47 am
Thanks for the good news.
 

Rock H. (254)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:32 am
Thanks Cal!
 

Rock H. (254)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 6:37 am
We are not done with this one yet - The company has yet to cancel their project and is looking for a way to still make it happen:

"Even as the current copper project was cancelled, Mwembeshi Resources Ltd., a subsidiary of Zambezi Resources, and the company responsible for the Kangaluwi Copper Project, has indicated that there are several areas within the Lower Zambezi National Park that are suitable for mining copper, gold, cobalt or gemstones, sparking fears that eventually a proposition will pass and mining will occur in the park."
 

Michele Wilkinson (106)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 12:42 pm
Good news.
Thanks
 

Winn Adams (205)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 12:47 pm
Yippeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee
 

Natasha Salgado (578)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 3:52 pm
Yup,good news for now,but for how long? GREED AND IGNORANCE eventually win.
 

Jennifer C. (169)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 4:31 pm
Thanks.
 

Tal H. (8)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 4:45 pm
Thanks for the share!!!!
 

Heidi Aubrey (16)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 9:30 pm
Outstanding! Thank you for sharing this welcome news.
 

Tammy Taylor (12)
Tuesday January 8, 2013, 11:39 pm
great news, thanks
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 3:59 am
I'm not going to say thanks for the godo news Cal :))........ but this is indeed a BIG milestone reached hey, thanks for posting
 

Frans Badenhorst (560)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:04 am
.....wanted to say... nice pic of Carmine bee eaters, difficult to catch them like that ....
 

Ro H. (0)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 4:50 am
ty
 

LMj Sunshine (144)
Wednesday January 9, 2013, 12:40 pm
Thank you!!
 
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