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

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. Global atlas of communities at risk from mining and oil companies.

Mining conflicts around the world infographic
Mining conflicts around the world. Click to expand or download here. Source: EJATLAS.ORG Photograph: Pete Guest for the Observer

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