Gold: It’s Complicated


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Gold mining at an 18-man cooperative outside of Maipiri. In a nearby town, a gold-buyer shared that the men find and sell roughly 500 grams/week, not quite the bounty you would expect from this level of destruction. But as always, it’s complicated when it contributes to livelihoods. Another nearby town had to instate an ordinance prohibiting digging within town limits. Stay tuned for more…