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Barrick Gold could ruin the Atacama Desert

Blog entry by Yossi Cadan, Campaigns Director, Greenpeace Canada | April 24, 2013 3 comments

Twenty years ago I had the opportunity to visit the Atacama Desert, which is a high altitude plateau west of the Andes in South America, along the Pacific Ocean. Known as the driest place on earth, rain only falls in this area about...