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Gustavo Petro

Climate warning

Exclusive: Nickel mine in Colombia destroying biodiversity and health

The Cerro Matoso mine in northwest Colombia is one of the largest open-pit ferronickel mines in the world. and the largest mine of South America, containing the largest nickel reserve in Colombia. It is operated by Cerro Matoso S.A., a company that was owned by Anglo-Australian multinational BHP between 1980 and 2015, and since then is owned by South32. There have been allegations that the mine's operations have caused heavy metal pollution affecting especially local indigenous Zenu and Afro-Descendant residents.

Focus - Exclusive: Nickel mine in Colombia destroying biodiversity and health

Thirty media outlets in the Forbidden Stories consortium of investigative journalists, including FRANCE 24, are continuing the work of Colombian journalist Rafael Moreno, who was murdered in October…

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  • Evangeline Wanjiru

    4 w

    Extremely saddening to see in Colombia

    • Daniel Waweru

      5 w

      Totally absurd!

      • Elizabeth Gathigia

        5 w

        So sad

        • Ann Nyambura

          5 w

          very sad

          • Tabitha Kimani

            5 w

            We call on leaders who are responsible to put an end to this ecocide.

            • Annett Michuki..

              5 w

              this is a shame, the Colombian government must stop this

              • Mc Kaka

                5 w

                This is a punishable offense by law..

                • Joseph Githinji

                  5 w

                  Totally disappointing, Colombia authorities must do something to curb this before it's too late

                  • Munene Mugambi

                    5 w

                    This is very sad for Columbia's biodiversity

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