Oswald J. Schmitz (left) is the Oastler Professor of Population and Community Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies, and is director of the Center for Biodiversity and Conservation Science. Thomas E. Graedel is the Clifton R. Musser Professor of Industrial Ecology at the Yale School of Forestry & Environmental Studies and is professor of geology and geophysics. He is also director of the Center for Industrial Ecology.
More from Oswald J. Schmitz and Thomas E. Graedel
Our high-tech products increasingly make use of rare metals, and mining those resources can have devastating environmental consequences. But if we block projects like the proposed Pebble Mine in Alaska, are we simply forcing mining activity to other parts of the world where protections may be far weaker?
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