Local Communities Resist Gold Mining in Corcoesto, Galicia

Local Communities Resist Gold Mining in Corcoesto, Galicia

Some of the largest gold reserves in Western Europe lie in Galicia and Asturias- the regions at Spain’s North Western extent. These areas have seen sporadic mining since the Romans first exploited the gold reserves. More recently multiple companies explored the area during the 19th and 20th centuries. Today, Spain’s...