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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.

“We Came Back to Struggle”
Indigenous communities in Honduras are fighting against new mining projects.

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