UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold, paves way for safer, mercury-free mining

From smartphones to wedding rings, the hidden cost of everyday gold is its threat to human and environmental health, according to a new United Nations-driven initiative launched on Monday that aims to tackle mercury-based mining methods.

As gold production exposes …

"UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold, paves way for safer, mercury-free mining"

UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold, paves way for safer, mercury-free mining

From smartphones to wedding rings, the hidden cost of everyday gold is its threat to human and environmental health, according to a new United Nations-driven initiative launched on Monday that aims to tackle mercury-based mining methods.

As gold production exposes …

"UN agency plan tackles ‘hidden cost’ of gold, paves way for safer, mercury-free mining"