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Inco’s Goro Site Blockaded Again by Indigenous Kanaks: French Troops Respond with Violent Action [New Caledonia]

Indigenous Kanak Chiefs and villagers are currently blockading all access to Inco’s massive Goro Nickel project on the island of New Caledonia in the South Pacific... At stake for the Kanaks is the protection of fresh water from Yate Lake, which Inco plans to tap for the mine’s operations, as well as the protection of nearby marine ecosystems...

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