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Great Apes Summit – Extractive Industries

September 23, 2013

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Great ape habitat in Africa and Asia harbours some of the world’s most valuable resources, but their extraction often destroys forests, drives human encroachment, and fuels illegal trade. Is there any way to balance the conservation of great apes with the harvesting of natural resources? I spoke to a mining industry consultant Barbara Filas and […]