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Gold extraction with BORAX for small-scale miners - Rather Rich & Healthy than Poor & Poisoned (09:48)
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Geologist Peter Appel and miner Leoncio Onay tells about an alternative to mercury use in small and artisanal gold mining giving a higher yield with gold and avoiding pollution and poisonings with mercury.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Environmental Studies
Geology
Material Type:
Case Study
Provider:
University of Southern Denmark
Provider Set:
Occupational Health in Mining
Author:
Bantoxic and Dialogos - Philipine and Danish NGO
Heinemann Media
Scientist Peter Appel
Date Added:
09/06/2019
Introduction to Pesticides (5 videos, factsheets and project paper)
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The educational material consists of an introduction to the pesticide problematic together with five themes that illustrate different aspects of the problematic. Below you find video-clips from Bolivia that visualizes and concretizes the theme described in the fact sheet (downloadable PDF), including study questions that encourage the students to reflect upon the theme presented in the educative videos as well as in the fact sheet. Furthermore each fact sheet contains a reference list1 and grey boxes in the text with suggestions for further reading on the themes. 

Subject:
Environmental Science
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Agriculture
Ecology
Forestry and Agriculture
Material Type:
Module
Provider:
Plagbol and Dialogos, Bolivian and Danish NGO
Author:
University of Southern Denmark
Mercury free gold mining – how to use alternatives (36:17)
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Geologist Peter Appel and a miner Leoncio Onay tells about mercury free gold mining by the ‘gravity-borax method’.

Subject:
Health, Medicine and Nursing
Environmental Studies
Geology
Material Type:
Lecture
Provider:
University of Southern Denmark
Provider Set:
Occupational Health in Mining
Author:
Scientist Peter Appel
SC MinOSH-ICOH
Date Added:
09/06/2019