Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech
Spain

Spain’s vast supplies of untapped rare minerals pit environmentalists against high-tech

Spain's untapped rare earths (the second biggest supply in Europe) are stoking tensions between mining companies and environmentalists over fears of the devastating impact of extracting minerals considered essential for a high-tech and low-carbon economy.

Hundreds protest Sweden’s mining boom
Sweden

Hundreds protest Sweden’s mining boom