A bleak future
"Once upon a time, Goa looked like a green carpet from the air," says our driver Subhash, a Goan. "Now, it appears like a red open wound, untended, left to rot!" In a Goa which is so scarred already, can mining ever be done sustainably? Can the state undo its past and make a fresh start, or is it too late?
Photographer: Papia Samajdar