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Nation Feb 17Photos: Child miners exposed to toxic chemicals in illegal gold mines
Technically illegal but practiced openly, small-scale mining activity is everywhere. This region once hosted large gold mining operations which exploited the rivers and clear-cut hundreds of thousands of acres in search of promising deposits after securing the necessary permits from…
World Jan 27One Filipino town’s risky search for gold
In the Philippines, people desperate to make a living dive into muddy waters in makeshift mines in search of gold.