The Dark Side of Congo’s Cobalt Rush

Cell phones and electric cars rely on the mineral, causing a boom in demand. Locals are hunting for this buried treasure—but are getting almost none of the profit.

Cell phones and electric cars rely on the mineral, causing a boom in demand. Locals are hunting for this buried treasure—but are getting almost none of the profit

Dolly Note: What you may not have known that the ‘Green People’ have been hiding.

three people digging under a house
https://www.newyorker.com/magazine/2021/05/31/the-dark-side-of-congos-cobalt-rush

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