Moratorium on Greenland mining – 141 NGOs


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As rapidly increasing temperatures in Arctic Greenland cause the ice to recede, there is an international scramble to exploit the resources under the thawing ground. Local and international environmentalists are concerned about the emerging plunder. 

In an appeal, 141 NGOs including Friends of the Earth call on the Greenlandic and Danish governments and the European Union to protect Greenland’s unique and fragile Arctic environment, which is threatened by mining, oil and gas extraction projects.

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