Australian Mining Giants to Deprive Mongolians of Way of Life?

Australian Mining Giants to Deprive Mongolians of Way of Life?

I’ve read a number of recent articles about the effect of mining in Mongolia as foreign companies, such as Australia’s Rio Tinto, race to exploit the country’s rich natural resources. There are numerous claims that the Tavan Tolgoi (coal) mine and the recent Oyu Tolgoi (copper and gold) mine, located far from civilization in the Gobi desert, will threaten the livelihoods of traditional Mongolian herders. It is prophesized, by media...

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