Botswana’s government kept sale of fracking rights to a national park secret for a year

December 8, 2015 by  
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Botswana secretly sold fracking rights to more than half of one of Africa’s largest conservation areas, the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. Drilling for shale gas may have already begun, according to evidence found by the Guardian , although government officials claim that isn’t the case. Scientists and conservationists are worried about the imminent impact on local wildlife and ecosystems, and their concerns are elevated by the fact the government kept the sale a secret for over a year. Read the rest of Botswana’s government kept sale of fracking rights to a national park secret for a year

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