Lives at stake: Baka people in Cameroon, lithium mining in Nevada and industrial fishing in Sierra Leone | Environment | All topics from climate change to conservation | DW | 15.10.2021

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Lives at stake: Baka people in Cameroon, lithium mining in Nevada and industrial fishing in Sierra Leone

Around the world, local people fight to maintain their way of life and habitats. In Cameroon, the Baka people are being driven out of their forests by logging and mining. In the US, a new lithium mine threatens to infringe on Indigenous sacred sites. And in Sierra Leone, an expensive, internationally-funded industrial fishing habor could ruin residents' livelihoods and the local ecosystem.

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