Mining

Sue Branford, Maurício Torres
Forest and topsoil must first be removed before ore can be accessed at Brazil’s Norsk Hydro ASA Paragominas open pit mine. Such industrial processes would be highly destructive of Brazil’s forests, indigenous reserves and cultures. (Photo: Norsk Hydro ASA via VisualHunt / CC BY-NC-SA.)
For many years, international and Brazilian mining companies have dreamed of getting access to the mineral wealth lying beneath indigenous lands. Finally, the government of Jair Bolsonaro seems determined to give them that opportunity.
Eoin Higgins, staff writer
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