What kind of environmental and social impacts are likely from the proposed copper mine? Serious rifts have already disturbed the community: “Before, everyone got on well in Intag – they shared everything – their jobs, their friendship – this doesn’t exist anyomore – and most of us don’t feel happy.” (Norma Bolanos) Practices like sustainable agriculture, eco-tourism, and traditional craftsmanship offer alternatives to mining and, as such, they reveal a “way out” for local economies and communities.


Conservation, Culture

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