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Reuters: Norway Gives Go-Ahead to Disputed Arctic Copper Mine


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Reuters: Norway Gives Go-Ahead to Disputed Arctic Copper Mine

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OSLO — Norway’s government approved on Thursday the building of a copper mine near Europe’s northernmost point despite years of opposition from indigenous Sami herders and fishermen.

Norway’s decision on the copper mine has been viewed as a litmus test for the Arctic, where climate change and technology are enabling mineral and energy extraction, shipping and tourism, but threatening traditional ways of life.

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Source: Reuters