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Ghana Conservation Activists Fight Against China-backed Bauxite Mine in Rainforest

The Atwea rainforest. Photo via Ghana News Agency.

The Awaso bauxite mine is emerging as a critical flashpoint in China-Africa environmental ties and highlights tensions common to many countries between the need for African countries to best exploit its natural resources and the use of Chinese financing for projects in and around the continent’s rapidly diminishing rain forests.

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