Genocide in Your Gadgets? (Earth Current)

We love our gadgets, but do we know how they are made?

Time exposure of trucks at a Congolese mine; photo by Willis D. Vaughn, c. NGS.


Find out more in this story from The Christian Science Monitor and check out The Enough Project’s report on how well companies are doing at keeping conflict minerals out of our everyday technology.

For all the latest science news, check out our twice-weekly news rundown, Earth Current.

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About Cathy Hunter

I have worked as an archivist at National Geographic for over 20 years and particularly love learning more about our old expeditions.
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