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Tuesday, 26 February 2013

#rbnews international show 23 February 2013: Intimidating residents to mine gold in #Skouries

On 23 February 2013, the #rbnews international show travelled to Halkidiki in Northern Greece, where plans to establish a giant gold and copper mine in the Skouries forest has generated a conflict between the mining company, Hellas Gold, and local communities who fear total destruction of their environment and way of life. You can read background information on the recent developments here and listen to the podcast after the jump.

Part 1: News bulletin (download)

Part 2: Report from Halkidiki (download)

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