How developing countries are paying a high price for the global mineral boom

from the Guardian AUGUST 15, 2015 · 3:22 PM, by John Vidal

Soaring worldwide demand for the minerals used in electronic devices such as smartphones and laptops has left a legacy of social conflict and human rights violations across Asia, Latin America and Africa

 

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John Vidal | The Guardian

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Pope Francis’s Letter: Catholic Response

Pope Francis’s Letter: Catholic Response

What did Pope Francis say in his encyclical on the environment?

To what extent did Global Warming influence the intensity of Super-typhoon Haiyan? What is the Scientific Explanation for global warming?

Apart from the Humanitarian Response, what actions can ordinary people take to Help stop the problem from […]

Integral Ecology – unpacking the Pope’s call to action on climate change

Start Date: 6th Aug 2015, 5:30pm

End Date: 6th Aug 2015, 7:30pm Location: Ryan Auditorium North Sydney Campus

Join Australian Catholic University (ACU) and leading Australian Catholic voices for a panel discussion response to Pope Francis’ Laudato Si’.

Reverend Professor Denis Edwards, of the Faculty of Theology and Philosophy, will provide an overview of […]


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