Kim reveals reindeer danger in Sweden

Journalist Kim Paul Nguyen.
Journalist Kim Paul Nguyen.

Former Masters journalism student Kim Paul Nguyen has written an outstanding piece in The Guardian, published in its world section.

Kim reveals the impact of mining in environmentally sensitive communities in Sweden.

Mine dust can kill the lichen, in which reindeer eat during the winter months.

Kim writes that an Australian company plans to mine iron, copper and gold which could impact on reindeer herds in the vicinity.

Kim’s piece, Reindeer herds in danger as Australia’s mining boom comes to Sweden, can be viewed here.

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