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A control group with a similar composition was selected in a neighbouring district. Their values were much higher than what we'd accept for European factory workers. This study may be limited in scope, but the results are crystal-clear. The differences cannot be attributed to coincidence.


The long-term consequences of this increased exposure to cobalt are not clear yet , but Professor Nemery is not optimistic. But we found increased concentrations of several other metals as well. Furthermore, we found more DNA damage in children living in the mining area than in those from the control group. And the preliminary results of an ongoing study suggest that miners' newborn babies have an increased risk of birth defects. According to Professor Nemery, artisanal cobalt mining causes other problems, as well.

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And after their arduous work, many miners spend some of their money on alcohol and prostitutes, further adding to social problems. Simply banning artisanal mining in the DRC is not a good option because the industrial mines usually leave a lot to be desired as well. So, unfortunately, sustainable cobalt mining in the DRC is still a utopia.

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In early , according to local folklore, a man digging a septic tank or a well in his garden in Kasulo came across rocks with a distinctive grey-green sheen: Lithium-ion batteries make use of cobalt for stability. The use of cobalt, nonetheless, has its drawbacks.

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  4. The drawbacks have to do with cost, and with availability, and the two as usual are intertwined. Cobalt is hitting historically high prices fuelled by the automobile industry, which needs the rare metal to make light and durable electric batteries.


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