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India Saves 'Avatar Tribe' From Mine

Environment  (tags: mining interests, indigenous rights, Indigenous rights and justice, protection, environment, ecosystems, world )

- 1589 days ago -
A vast bauxite mine in India that would destroy the 'sacred mountain' of the Dongria Kindh people has been quashed following a local referendum that decisively rejected the $8.1 billion project.

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Christeen A (368)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:34 am
This calls for a happy dance. Thanks for sharing.

John B (185)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:57 am
Thanks Cal for the link to the article by Mr. Tickell. Kudos to the activists for their efforts Environment Minister Veerappa Moilyand for rejecting the project. Read and happily noted.

Winn A (179)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:19 am
Wonderful news! Thanks Cal

Past Member (0)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:41 am
More great news! Thx Cal

S S (0)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:32 pm
Thank you.

Yvonne W (229)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:57 pm
This is great news for "little guys" everywhere!:)

Theodore S (56)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:06 pm

Nimue Michelle Pendragon Gaze (339)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:44 pm

Walter F (128)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 8:23 pm
People power paid off. Pity it doesn't happen more often

Past Member (0)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 3:00 am
I'm not a fan of open pit mining.
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