One new Cell Phone = One less Monkey
Nov03

One new Cell Phone = One less Monkey

“Rampant mining is threatening monkey populations in Congo, not from pollution, but because they represent a source of food for those who work in the mines. Congo has 80% of the world’s known supply of coltan ore, which is enriched to make capacitors for cell phones and other electronics.” The region has been in a civil war over coltan for several years. Over 3 million people have been killed in this war so far. La...

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