Playing with Lead
August 27, 2019
25 years after a lead mine closed in Kabwe, Zambia, children are still playing in contaminated soil, according to
Can You Trace Your iPhone Battery?
October 9, 2017
There’s a troubling origin story behind the cobalt-based batteries powering our beloved smartphones. Skyrocketing demand for the mineral endangers the workers at its main source. The Democratic Republic of Congo is home to 60% of the world’s cobalt.