Protesters walk on a field close to the Hambach forest in Kerpen, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest.
Protesters walk on a field close to the Hambach forest in Kerpen, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest. dpa via AP Henning Kaiser
Protesters walk on a field close to the Hambach forest in Kerpen, Germany, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. Thousands of people are protesting against the expansion of a coal strip mine in western Germany that would entail the chopping down of an ancient forest. dpa via AP Henning Kaiser

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