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Trinidad & Tobago: Replant the land

Attillah Springer has been an active and vocal participant in the movement protesting the establishment of an aluminium smelter in a community in southern Trinidad. Here, from her Flickr page, is an image taken during a tree-planting exercise undertaken in the area back in June:

A Union villager looks on at part of the 1000 acres of land that was cleared over a year ago to make way for the Union Industrial Estate. Dust from the cleared land caused serious respiratory problems for residents. Villagers and other anti-smelter protestors staged a direct action tree planting on June 15, Corpus Christi, the traditional first day of planting in Trinidad and Tobago.

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