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Fight to Protect the Chisana Caribou Herd..

Mining development versus environmental protection ... it's received a lot of attention over the past year. The question has specific resonance in the Peel Watershed, but it's not the only place where questions are being asked. In the Burwash area, the White River First Nation is waving a flag of concern. They say mineral exploration in the region could threaten the Chisana Caribou herd -- a designated species at risk. But, now a Vancouver-based company plans to explore in the area, and is raising questions about the future of the fragile herd.

Doris Bill has been looking into the story and joined us this morning to tell us more...

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