| One Green Planet | By The Humane League |
Deforestation threatens our environment, impacts human lives, and kills millions of animals every year.
Forests provide a home to millions of diverse flora and fauna around the world.
But, the benefits of forests extend far beyond the wildlife who live there.
They play a vital role in the world’s carbon cycle by balancing greenhouse gas emissions, making the air in our atmosphere breathable, and protecting against climate change.
But, as companies cut down more and more of our forests to make room for agriculture and industry, the whole planet suffers the consequences.
It’s everywhere: in the rain, snow, our food, our waters, even in the human placenta! Mercury is poisoning life on Earth.
ARE YOU AWARE Artisanal miners' gold ore processing produces 20% of the world's supply of gold used in our jewellery, iPad’s, iPhone, computers, and other electronics devices and is the world's largest anthropogenic source of deadly mercury pollution overtaking coal fired plants mercury emissions in 2017?
Artisanal miners' ore processing uses mercury, a deadly neurotoxin and precursor to an even deadlier neurotoxin Methylmercury @ 100 times more potent than elemental mercury to extract liberated gold from crushed or milled ore by forming an amalgam which is vaporized leaving the gold while releasing ~1,220 tonnes of mercury to our atmosphere annually .
Mercury pollution is documented in 2021 by Oxford University earth scientists to stay airborne up to one year then precipitates back to Earth in the form of rain and snow.
The morbid irony lies in the fact the same vaporized mercury is polluting the air we all breathe, contaminating our drinking water, polluting the Oceans we swim, poisoning the fish we consume especially tuna where mercury bioaccumulates the most causing health issues, and global biodiversity destruction.
But finally there's hope!
Visit our Corporate site to learn what we’re doing about artisanal miners’ ore processing in Zaruma Ecuador and see how your impact investment capital will mitigate decades of ongoing human and unborn Children mercury health threats, local and global biodiversity destruction, and deadly toxic mercury pollution.
an "innovation provider with a scalable climate action initiative to eliminate mercury used by artisanal miners processing ore to extract gold”
Bruce A. Cosgrove, M.Sc., (Solution Chemistry) President/CEO
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