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The Grasberg Mine is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world. It is located in the province of Papua in Indonesia near Puncak Jaya, the highest mountain in Papua, and it has 19,500 employees. - http://www.theworldgeography.com/2013/06/earth-scars.html

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The Environmental Disaster That is the Gold Industry

The Environmental Disaster That is the Gold Industry. The mining industry has had a devastating impact on ecosystems worldwide. Is there any hope in sight?

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Cicatrices de la Tierra 6. Grasberg Mine, Indonesia- La mina de ORO MAS GRANDE DE LA TIERRA!

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Opened in 1973, Indonesia’s Grasberg Mine is the world’s biggest gold mine and third largest copper mine. This industrial eyesore in the mou...

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Photo: The Grasberg Mine, located near Puncak Jaya in West Papua, is the largest gold mine and the third largest copper mine in the world (Photo: Kadir Jaelani) Benny Wenda: “West Papuans are living in a prison” | Offiziere.ch

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Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine in the world and third largest copper mine in the world

Grasberg mine is the largest gold mine in the world and third largest copper mine in the world mining_trucks_open pit