Scientific institutions from Mexico and the United States are conducting an environmental impact study to see if a proposed salt mine in Baja California would disrupt one of the last grey whale breeding habitats in the world. The Mexican government and Mitsubishi Corporation want to construct a salt mine in the San Ignacio Lagoon. Environmental organisations fear the mine would disrupt the ecological balance of the region which includes mating grounds for grey whales.
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