Plans For Dams In Patagonia Draw Ire From Chileans

National Public Radio: Massive protests have broken out in Chile over the environment "” specifically over some dams that are set to be built in Patagonia, one of the world's most iconic wilderness areas. Most citizens disapprove of the HidroAysen project, which scientists and conservationists say will forever change this region. Yet largely because of a booming copper mining industry, Chile is hungry for energy and the government is pushing ahead with the dams. In response, Chileans are taking to the streets. On......

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