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Quest for coveted EV battery metals yields misery in Guinea

The soaring demand for electric vehicles is fueling dramatic changes in Guinea, home to the world’s largest bauxite reserves.
Ghanaian activists sue to save forest from mine

Ghanaian activists sue government to save forest from mine

The proposed mine in the Atewa Range Forest is part of a $2 billion deal signed with China, which will gain access to bauxite - used to make aluminium.

Mining Ghana’s bauxite would bring in billions from China. But it could also taint the water for 5 million people
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Mining Ghana’s bauxite would bring in billions from China. But it could also taint the water for 5 million people

Ghana’s government has faced significant backlash over the proposal.
Bauxite mining and Chinese dam push Guinea’s chimpanzees to the brink
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Bauxite mining and Chinese dam push Guinea’s chimpanzees to the brink

As he looks out on a landscape devastated by bauxite mining, Lamarana Camara remembers when chimpanzees would wander freely through the thick forests that once surrounded his village in western Guinea.

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