Mining Project Digs Up Locals’ Ire

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Trésor de nickel sous une montagne protégée aux Philippines

Bassin de décantation de la mine de fer de Philex Mining Corp.à Itogon – Philippines © AFP PHOTO/ROMEO GACAD

Depending on who one talks to, Mt Mantalingahan is either a treasure trove of untapped minerals lying underneath the earth’s crust, or a biodiversity hotspot that is home to some of the worlds rarest and threatened animals.

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