© CI/ photo by Marielle Canter Weikel

Pantanal region in Brazil

In Brazil, CI staff helped the Rio Tinto mining company integrate biodiversity considerations into their mining operations as they work on expanding the Pantanal mine. South America’s Pantanal region is the world’s largest wetland network that is home to a wide abundance of wildlife. (© CI/ photo by Marielle Canter Weikel)

CI, CELB, Brazil, Pantanal, Nov 2006, field, hills, mining

CI staff helped the Rio Tinto mining company integrate biodiversity considerations into their mining operations as they work on expanding the Pantanal mine. Their planning visit also included site trips to the mines.