Swedish Island Community Stays Mining Plans

Epoch Times: Protesters in Ojnareskogen forest on Gotland Island, Sweden, won a small victory in their battle to prevent a limestone quarry that they say will endanger fresh water and protected species. Forest clearing for the quarry was temporarily halted on Sept. 1, pending a Supreme Court decision. (Susanne Willgren/The Epoch Times) GOTLAND, Sweden--On Saturday, nature’s defenders won a small victory on the Swedish island of Gotland in the Baltic Sea, where the struggle by environmentalists and locals to......

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