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success: ban mining with cyanide in Costa Rica

Thanks to the work of campaigners in Costa Rica and around the world a court has ordered the Crucitas gold mine in Costa Rica to close.

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The project was given the go ahead during the administration of President Oscar Arias despite the threat to the rich biodiversity in the San Juan river basin, home to endangered species of trees and the great green macaw. 

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