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Environmental, Campaign & Website News > Guyana to increase oversight of gold mining under deal to save forests with Norway

Guyana to increase oversight of gold mining under deal to save forests with Norway

Date : 21st December 2009, Source : Mongabay



As apart of a deal with Norway to preserve its rainforests, Guyana will step up oversight of its gold mining industry, which has been accused of causing significant environmental damage including deforestation and mercury and cyanide pollution.

http://news.mongabay.com/2009/1221-hance_goldguy.html





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