Environmental current event

In this article it talks about how The valuable cache is presenting a quandary for the farmers. People in Kujalleq and other parts of southern Greenland are torn between the prospect of becoming a powerful mining region or of remaining a pristine wonderland of nature and farms. This area sits atop extraordinary mineral resources: gold, nickel and zinc, as well as the rare-earth elements that are used in smartphones, electric cars, precision-guided missiles and televisions. Kuannersuit, a mountain in the center of Kujalleq, is said to hide the second-largest rare-earth mineral deposit in the world. Some, however, say it can be both. But for the most part the majority of locals do not feel this is safe or a good idea. the government along with other large mining companies really want access to this area in greenland but the native people are pushing back.



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