November 17, 2011

Mongolia’s Gobi nomads
fear desert mega-mine - video

The southern Gobi desert in Mongolia was one of the world's last great wildernesses with its cold desert of vast plains and wide roaming herds. Today it is the centre of the planet's greatest resource boom. But this has started to have a detrimental effect on nomad communities, as Jonathan Watts reports

Jonathan Watts and Ken Macfarlane, Monday 7 November 2011

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