Chile rejects iron mine to protect penguins

The Chilean government has rejected plans for a billion-dollar mining project because it would disrupt sea life, including endangered penguins.

BBC

Last updated on 23 August 2017

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Chile
Region: 
South & Central America & The Caribbean
Threats: 
Energy production and mining
Species: 
Spheniscus humboldti
Species group: 
Birds