Rikastettu vai köyhdytetty? (Enriched or impoverished?)

How does a gold mine in the Philippines affect the state of a nearby river? Who benefits from Indonesia's coal mines? How do the villagers in Malawi react to the proposed uranium mine? Where was the cobalt of your mobile phone quarried? Who bears the responsibility for the damage caused by mining business?

'Rikastettu vai köyhdytetty? (Enriched or impoverished?), published in 2007, provides information and stories about the effects of mining industry in the developing countries. The matter concernes everyone who uses a computer, a cooking pot, a bus or a ring.

Download here Enriched or impoverished? in English as pdf document (1,4 MB)

Read here about Siemenpuu's extractivism seminar and see external mining website links