Mining in Greenland

The article I read discusses mining in Greenland.  Recently it was discovered that Greenland has a surplus of gold, zinc, and nickel under its surface.  It also contains many other elements that are used in the making of smart cars, electric cars, missiles and televisions.  Many people think that mining these elements would be great publicity for the country, as well as bring in lots of extra money.  However, thousands of people that own farm land in Kujalleq (where one of the mines would be placed) are wary about allowing this to happen.  If this mining ensues, they would lose a large amount of their farm land, and a lot of their income.

Link for the article:

http://www.nytimes.com/2015/09/07/world/europe/greenlands-farmers-torn-over-tapping-pristine-land-for-mineral-riches.html?ref=earth

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