Greenland’s Farmers Torn Over Tapping Pristine Land for Mineral Riches

Greenland’s Farmers Torn Over Tapping Pristine Land for Mineral Riches

People in Kujalleq and other parts of southern Greenland are torn between the prospect of becoming a powerful mining region or of remaining a pristine wonderland of nature and farms. Some, however, say it can be both.

This New York Times article tells the story of those farmers who live in an area sitting atop extraordinary mineral resources: gold, nickel and zinc, as well as the rare-earth elements that are used in smartphones, electric cars, precision-guided missiles and televisions.
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