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TO GO WITH STORY "Madagascar-mines-nickel-Canada-├ęconomie-environnement" by Lucie Peytermann An Indri Indri Lemur sits on a tree high on a tree on a primary forest at a natural reserve in Andasibe on September 17, 2008. Conservation of lemurs in Madagascar is a high priority, but the country's poor economic situation and the lemurs' limited range make it an uphill battle. Canadian mining company Sherritt is currently using heavy equipment to clear a swath of primary and secondary forest some 120 km east of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo. The workers of the giant Canadian mining firm are making a path through primary forest that will accomodate a 220 km long pipeline that will carry the mined slush from where Nickel and Cobalt will be extracted. AFP PHOTO/Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)

TO GO WITH STORY "Madagascar-mines-nickel-Canada-├ęconomie-environnement" by Lucie Peytermann An Indri Indri Lemur sits on a tree high on a tree on a primary forest at a natural reserve in Andasibe on September 17, 2008. Conservation of lemurs in Madagascar is a high priority, but the country's poor economic situation and the lemurs' limited range make it an uphill battle. Canadian mining company Sherritt is currently using heavy equipment to clear a swath of primary and secondary forest some 120 km east of Madagascar's capital Antananarivo. The workers of the giant Canadian mining firm are making a path through primary forest that will accomodate a 220 km long pipeline that will carry the mined slush from where Nickel and Cobalt will be extracted. AFP PHOTO/Roberto SCHMIDT (Photo credit should read ROBERTO SCHMIDT/AFP/Getty Images)