Native American tribes fight plans to reduce public lands in Utah

Protection given to Bears Ears and Grand Staircase Escalante monuments were drastically reduced by President Trump.

    In the United States, five Native American tribes are joining forces to fight plans to reduce public lands in the state of Utah.

    The government's proposals could see ancestral land opening up to mining.

    But environmentalists say it is a dangerous land grab that threatens the very idea of conservation.

    Al Jazeera's Andy Gallacher reports.


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