Is artisanal mining really worse than industrial mining?

Artisanal mining has been demonised by big industry, and oversimplified in the press – in reality miners, large corporations, and government are all intertwined in the DRC, says Dr. Sarah Katz-Lavigne in an interview with Lauren Sneade.

Experts agree – deep sea mining is not worth the risk

Deep sea mining could trigger a multitude of environmental, climatic, and social justice issues – there are better means of sourcing minerals, says Jessica Battle, who leads WWF’s ‘No Deep Seabed Mining Initiative’.