07 Feb '12, 4pm

Lead contamination from gold mine operations has killed 400 children in Nigeria #mining #leadpoisoning

07 Feb 2012: Nigerian Children Perish From Exposure to Lead in Gold Mining Lead contamination from hundreds of gold mines across northwestern Nigeria has caused the deaths of 400 children under the age of five and exposes thousands more children to lead poisoning, according to Human Rights Watch VIDEO: Nigeria lead-poisoning crisis a report from the U.S.-based group Human Rights Watch. Across the state of Zamfara, where hundreds of artisanal mines are now in operation, young children processing ore are exposed to toxic levels of lead, the report said. Many others are exposed when family members return home from work covered in the toxic dust, when lead-filled ore is crushed in their homes, or when exposed to contaminated water and food. In some villages, mortality rates were as high as 40 percent among children who showed signs of lead poisoning. “Zamfara’s gold brought ho...

Full article: http://e360.yale.edu/digest/nigerian_children_perish_from...

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