Serbia protests – level 1

09-12-2021 07:00

Serbia is a country in Southeast Europe. There is a lot of lithium in the ground near the town of Loznica.

Lithium is an important part of batteries for electric cars. The problem is that getting lithium is bad for nature.
The Serbian government makes a law. This law makes it possible to mine the lithium. And a company buys land near Loznica. The company waits for the government to say it is OK. Then it will start mining.

Thousands of people protest in Serbia last week. A protest is when you show or say you are angry. These people are angry about the situation. They say that the government does not care about nature. The government wants only money.

Difficult words: lithium (a very light, soft, and silver metal), law (a rule which a government makes, and people must follow it), mine (to get materials and gas from the ground).

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