Paris to decide fate of ‘mega’ gold mine in forests of French Guiana

Indigenous people warn the mine poses a serious threat to biodiversity, but their future and that of the forest lies in the hands of the French government Through the window of the small propeller plane leaving the capital Cayenne, the jungle’s canopy stretches out as far as the eye can see. More than 90% covered […]

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Paris to decide fate of ‘mega’ gold mine in woodlands of French Guiana

Indigenous people caution the mine is a serious threat to biodiversity, but their future and that of the forest lies in the hands of the French government Through the window of the small propeller plane leaving the capital Cayenne, the jungle’s canopy stretches out as far as the eye can see. More than 90% covered […]

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How millions of trees brought a infringe landscape back to life

After 25 years, the decision to site the National Forest amid derelict coal and quarry operates has borne spectacular fruit Twenty-five years ago, the Midlands villages of Moira, Donisthorpe and Overseal overlooked a gruesome scenery. The communities were surrounded by opencast mines, old clay quarries, spoiling heaps, derelict coal functionings, polluted waterways and all the […]

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How millions of trees brought a breach scenery back to life

After 25 years, the decision to site the National Forest amid derelict coal and quarry runs has borne spectacular fruit Twenty-five years ago, the Midlands villages of Moira, Donisthorpe and Overseal overlooked a gruesome scenery. The communities were surrounded by opencast mines, old clay quarries, spoiling heaps, derelict coal functionings, polluted waterways and all the […]

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