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A Mother’s Story: Mongolian “Gold Ninja” Goes Mercury-Free For Her Children

This is Mrs. Mungun (not her real name), a single mother with two children living in Central Mongolia.  When times got tough for her, she became a “gold ninja” to feed her children. About 20% of the rural Mongolian workforce are “gold … Continue reading

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In Photos: Teaching Artisanal Gold Miners To Extract Gold Without Mercury

2019 Update: Explore and bid on the 2019 Pure Earth Pure Gold collection, presented by The Model Mafia, to support Pure Earth’s pollution cleanup work, including efforts to train artisanal gold miners to go mercury free. Meet the Model Mafia: Working With Pure Earth … Continue reading

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