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In 2010, China, then home to 40% of the world’s proven rare-earth reserves, accounted for about 95% of global production. Since then,
Martin Patience at BBC News reports that a resource boom in Inner Mongolia has brought pollution, scarred the grasslands, and threatened the nomadic
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While China is home to around 25% of the world’s proven reserves of rare-earth elements (REE), lowest estimates claim they produce more
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