• 4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

    7 days ago - By The Seattle Times

    BERLIN - Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest. Police in the city of Aachen estimated that 4,000 protesters took part in a march toward Hambach forest Sunday. Some carried saplings they planned to plant...
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  • 4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

    4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

    7 days ago - By ABC News

    Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that requires the chopping down of an ancient forest
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  • 4,000 protest coal mine as German police clear forest camp

    7 days ago - By National Post

    BERLIN - Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest.
    Police in the city of Aachen estimated that 4,000 protesters took part in a march toward Hambach forest Sunday. Some carried saplings they planned to plant between the woodland and the adjacent lignite mine operated by German utility company RWE.
    Authorities have been trying for days to evict environmentalists who chained themselves to treehouses and tree trunks.
    German news agency dpa reported that two men who were hiding...
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