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Web Exclusive — Gold

River polluted by Gold
The Ankobra River in Ghana provides drinking water and fish to the Dumase community. A tailings dam for Bandera Gold Ltd. spilled cyanide into the river in October 2004. Photo credit: EarthWorks

Gold Loses Some Glitter,
Real Money, Jan/Feb 2005

Campaign: No Dirty Gold,
a campaign of Oxfam and EarthWorks

Report: Dirty Metals: Mining Communities and the
(PDF), details the massive pollution, community
health effects, worker dangers, and, in many cases, human
rights abuses that have become the hallmarks of gold and
metals mining aroud the world.



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