Demand for uranium threatens Grand Canyon biodiversity

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Les réserves d’uranium du Grand Canyon attisent les convoitises

Arizona – Parc National du Grand Canyon – Etats Unis © ALTITUDE/Arthus-Bertrand Yann

Government report released on Friday will recommend whether raft of proposed mines in region should go ahead

The natural beauty and unique species of the Grand Canyon are “in the crosshairs” because of renewed interest in the region’s uranium reserves. That is the warning from critics of the mines, ahead of the release of a government report on Friday on the potential impact of fresh mining.

Guardian

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