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Shallow-water mining isn’t the eco alternative to deep-sea mining, study says

Mining in the shallow waters of the continental shelf is seen as more sustainable than deep-sea mining, but goes against global goals on sustainability and conservation, a new study says.

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Scheme to stop ‘conflict minerals’ fails to end child labor in DRC, report says

Smelters and manufacturers that use coltan, tin and tungsten in cars, mobile devices and other electronics can’t be sure the minerals have been extracted without using children or forced labor, according to a new report.

Illegal tin mining leaves trail of ruin in protected Brazilian rainforest
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Illegal tin mining leaves trail of ruin in protected Brazilian rainforest

Illegal mining has led to rampant deforestation and the sullying of rivers.

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