Executives to step down after Rio Tinto destroys sacred Australian sites


By Y Livia Albeck-Ripka DARWIN (Australia): The caves, set deep in a desert gorge, had yielded a treasure trove of artifacts tracing aboriginal people’s long history in Australia: a 28,000-year-old kangaroo bone sharpened into a blade; a 4,000-year-old plait of human hair believed to have been worn as a belt. Underneath the caverns sat millions … Read more