Saving Lofoten Islands: Norway's turn towards biodiversity

Rich in biodiversity, the Lofoten Islands are in the crosshairs of a big oil company.

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    Norway has earned billions of dollars exporting oil and gas, and it still boasts of vast untapped resources.

    Many of them lie in areas which are rich in biodiversity and there is growing pressure to stop drilling for oil.

    Al Jazeera's Nick Clark reports from the Lofoten Islands in Norway.


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