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Marco Arana Peru Protest Conga Mine Police

When Gold Loses Its Luster: Four Dead in Peru Mining Protests

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Circle of Blue reporter Codi Yeager reports that a heavy price is being paid in the outcry against the Minas Conga gold project and its potential impact on water resources.
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

The Stream, June 6: Pakistan's Kashmir Hydropower Project

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Asia Pakistan's plans to divert 86 percent of the Neelum River's…
Protesters in Cusco, Peru in 2008 take part in a national day of strike against the government of former President Alan García, who opened up large areas of the Amazon to logging and mining interests.

International Review of Peru's Conga Mine Recommends Improvements for Water

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Large-scale protests over resource extraction have swept the country in recent years, posing significant hurdles to a mining industry that is expected to bring Peru $US 50 billion in future investment over the next decade.