Friday, June 04, 2010

Black Lungs: Hidden Cost of Coal Mining !!

It is well established that the coal mining ravages the land and leads to immense ecological damage, estimated by some to coast china ~7% of GDP. There is yet another hidden toll: the health hazards suffered by millions of coal miners. At least a quarter million have died in the last six decades as result of mining. Here is a trailer and see the full video @ Asia Society.

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