April 10, 2014 / PBS NewsHour by Fred de Sam Lazaro

A year after the collapse of the Rana Plaza garment factory in Bangladesh, clothing manufacturers and retailers still have a long way to go in making amends.

April 8, 2014 / Untold Stories by Fred de Sam Lazaro

In Bangladesh, efforts to establish norms of health and safety regulation across factory production lines have met with resistance. The fear is that overseas buyers will take business elsewhere.

April 8, 2014 / Untold Stories by Larry C. Price

High on a mountainside on the remote Philippine island of Mindanao, a village sits over one of the world's richest gold deposits. Here, the quest for gold is more important than health.

March 3, 2014 / Untold Stories by Larry C. Price

Small-scale gold mining is the largest source of mercury emissions produced by humans. In Indonesia child miners are exposed to mercury which can cause tremors, memory loss, and brain damage.

February 28, 2014 / Untold Stories by Larry C. Price

Child miners are exposed to highly toxic mercury which can be absorbed through the skin, ingested in food and water, or inhaled from vapors.

January 28, 2014 / PBS NewsHour by Larry C. Price

In the Philippines, people desperate to make a living dive into the muddy waters of makeshift mines in search of gold.

January 28, 2014 / PBS NewsHour by Larry C. Price

Photojournalist and Pulitzer Center grantee Larry Price documents the almost unimaginable dangers of compressor mining in the Philippines. A broadcast report airs on the PBS NewsHour.

January 10, 2014 / The American Interest by Jacob Kushner

Why the world’s poorest nation is embracing Chinese investment over Western aid.

December 30, 2013 / The Philadelphia Inquirer by Larry C. Price

Mercury use in gold mining is widespread in the Philippines and Indonesia, where child labor is common and small-scale miners operate freely.

December 30, 2013 / The Philadelphia Inquirer by Larry C. Price

Compressor mining requires divers—often children—to dig down as far as 60 feet and spend hours underwater breathing only through a tube.

December 16, 2013 / Untold Stories by Juan Forero

Brazil's great success story: its transformation from a huge oil importer to a world leader in ethanol.

December 14, 2013 / The Washington Post by Juan Forero

A state development bank kept Brazil's economy flush, but now debt and inflation are a threat.

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