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India Saves 'Avatar Tribe' From Mine


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

Cal
- 225 days ago - theecologist.org
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 Anderson (468)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:34 am
This calls for a happy dance. Thanks for sharing.
 

John B. (215)
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 Adams (191)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:19 am
Wonderful news! Thanks Cal
 

Natasha Salgado (519)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 7:41 am
More great news! Thx Cal
 

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

Yvonne White (231)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 12:57 pm
This is great news for "little guys" everywhere!:)
 

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

Nimue P. (231)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 4:44 pm
cool
 

Walter Firrth (64)
Tuesday January 14, 2014, 8:23 pm
People power paid off. Pity it doesn't happen more often
 

John S. (300)
Wednesday January 15, 2014, 3:00 am
I'm not a fan of open pit mining.
 
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