Activists in Australia have launched what is expected to be the biggest environmental protest movement in the country’s history, against its largest proposed coal mine.

Mining group Adani recently won approval to begin work on the A$22 billion Carmichael mine in the state of Queensland. The area marked for the mine is the traditional land of the Wangan and Jagalingou people, who have launched a legal challenge, but activists also plan to target key contractors right across the country with an array of localised actions. More than 11,000 people have already pledged to take part.

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