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Dying to Breathe: China’s True Cost of Gold

Many miners in China develop pneumoconiosis, also known as “black lung disease.” Gold miners in particular develop a form known
May 17, 2015 9:44 PM

Coal Addiction Brings Scourge of Black Lung

China is by far the world’s largest consumer of coal, using more of the fossil fuel than the rest of the world combined. While coal
December 15, 2014 2:47 PM

Three Chinese Miners Rescued in Hunan

Chinese state media has reported that a gas explosion in Hunan has killed seven people. Mining accidents in China occur frequently, and reports
July 8, 2012 9:55 AM