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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Largely unexplored rainforest slated to be leveled for gold mining in Colombia

Largely unexplored rainforest slated to be leveled for gold mining in Colombia

Date : 13th August 2009, Source : Mongabay



Serrania de San Luca is a rainforest-covered massif rising to 2,300 meters (7,500 feet) in northern Colombia. Despite being little-explored and containing several endangered species, the forest is threatened by industrial gold mining operations, according to the local conservation group ProAves.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/0813-hance_serraniadesanluca.html





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