Sunday, June 20, 2010

A new one for the list: Carbon dioxide allegedly causes gold mining, which causes lead poisoning

Nigeria: Children die from lead poisoning due to gold mining «
Poor agricultural yields associated with climate change have forced some villagers in northern Nigeria to turn to other ways of survival. Many residents of this desperately poor region have turned to gold mining. But due to the high concentrations of lead found in the earth alongside potential gold deposits, people – especially children – are being poisoned.
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