Kenya's Artisanal Miners Risk Health in Search of Gold

December 21, 2015 11:20 AM
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The Osiri mine in western Kenya is home to about 3,000 small-scale miners who risk their lives in search for gold. The operations are largely unregulated, and miners use toxic mercury to extract the gold despite the known health risks.