Cape York Peninsula

Mining Boom Takes Its Toll on Australian Wilderness

Holly Alsop | Posted 01.04.2012 | UK
Holly Alsop

Pristine regions of Australia are under threat as mining companies push to expand, once again creating uproar from environmentalists. The area now under fire is the Cape York Peninsula in far North Queensland, a region well-known for its vast, untouched wilderness and a popular tourist destination among travellers.