Canada Rejects Arctic Mine Expansion Project After Years of Fierce Protest

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Takeaways:

  • After years of protest from community members and campaigners, Canada has rejected a mine expansion project in the Arctic.
  • The project was rejected due to the devasting effects it could have on marine mammals, including the narwhal.
  • The final decision comes six months after the Nunavut Impact Review Board came out against the expansion.

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