Gina Lopez, Philippine anti-mining advocate, dies aged 65

Credit: WorldNews- Published on August 19, 2019
Serving under President Rodrigo Duterte's government, Gina Lopez led a crackdown on mining in a country known for its nickel ore production. Lopez closed 23 mines and suspended five others, as well as banning open-pit mining. A campaign followed, led by the country's mining industry, which argued the move threatened the lives of...
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