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Author: Marta Miranda and Amanda Sauer, World Resource Institute [USA]
Water issues are becoming a considerable factor affecting growth and profitability of companies in many regions of the world. This paper outlines potential water-related risks facing the mining industry and highlights important gaps in water-related...
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Author: Earthworks and Oxfam America
...details the massive pollution, huge open pits, devastating community health effects, worker dangers and, in many cases, human rights abuses that have become hallmarks of gold and metals mining in countries such as Peru, Indonesia, Ghana and in...
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Author: Sumegha Agarwal, Inter Press Service
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