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Gemstone Mountain
In a remote Cambodian province, children as young as seven risk their lives mining for a shiny blue rock

Microbeads: Don’t Use as Directed
Our columnist, Annie Leonard, warns that plastic microbeads are the newest environmental hazard.

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