Cononish goldmine expected to produce enough ingots to kickstart cottage industry
Demand for ‘healing’ crystals is soaring – but many are mined in deadly conditions in one of the world’s poorest countries. And there is little evidence that this billion-dollar industry is cleaning up its act.
By Tess McClure
Gwyneth loves them, Adele can’t sing without them and Kim Kardashian uses them to deal with stress. Many of us are lured by their beauty and promise of mystical powers, but are ‘healing’ crystals connecting us to the earth – or harming it?
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Rio Tinto is auctioning the Argyle Alpha, the largest Vivid Pink diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink
Luxembourg has shown how far a tiny country can go by serving the needs of global capitalism. Now it has set its sights on outer space