Good job bringing this to light. People won't realise how huge the problem is and municipalities are woefully ill equipped to...
Agreed; mining can never be sustainable, but then how do you get the metals to make all the things you need in the course of...
Very good piece.
Bhutan ranks 155 in the human Development Index, says the Human Development Report 1997, released by the United Nations Development Programme in mid-June. The report shows the extent, severity and complexity of global poverty and proposes a feasible and affordable strategy to eradicate it. On a "human poverty index of 78 countries", which evaluates variables like vulnerability to early death, illiteracy, and access to health services, safe water and adequate food, Bhutan is ranked 62.