Brandon Nichols, a UBC mining student, has been poisoned repeatedly working in South America. “Essentially every square inch of the place is covered in mercury,” he told CBC News.

Millions of people being contaminated with toxic mercury used in mines

About 15 million people use mercury as they process ore as they mine for gold in developing countries. They’re risking their health and the future of the environment.
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