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Getting rid of mercury in Gold Jewellery

First published in The Ecologist Nov 2014.

The challenge is clear.

Over the 20 odd years that I have worked as an ethical jeweller, I can honestly say that the most disturbing practice I have continually witnessed has been the use of liquid mercury by small-scale miners to extract the tiny particles of gold that can be found in crushed rock. 1,383 more words

Fairtrade Gold

Leaked Sellafield photos reveal "massive radioactive release" threat

Radiation Free Lakeland have been given permission to publish in full the article in The Ecologist by Oliver Tickell and the leaked photographs¬†exposing Sellafield’s neglect of decades of nuclear wastes. ¬† 1,492 more words

Sellafield Nuclear Waste