GUINEA: AN ILLEGAL $6 BILLION GOLD ‘BONANZA’ THREATENS ENDANGERED CHIMPANZEES

On 19 October, Mongabay reported that Australia’s Predictive Discovery has announced that it had found more than $6 billion in “bonanza”-grade gold deposits in eastern Guinea.  However, exploration is taking place inside the boundaries of Haut Niger National Park, in violation of the law establishing the park.

https://news.mongabay.com/2021/10/in-guinea-an-illegal-6b-gold-bonanza-threatens-endangered-chimpanzees/

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Author: raytodd2017

Chartered Legal Executive and former senior manager with Isle of Man Customs and Excise, where I was (amongst other things) Sanctions Officer (for UN/EU sanctions), Export Licensing Officer and Manager of the Legal-Library & Collectorate Support Section

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