On the 20th of November, an article I wrote was published by Mongabay.com. It was an article on gold mining and the use of mercury in the southeastern Peruvian Amazon, where I have lived and worked for nearly five years now. As a matter close to my heart, I am pleased to report that the article won the second place in the top contributor category for the year 2013.

Read about the Top Contributor Prize for Mongabay for 2013

Read the winning article: The Quicksilver Demon: Rogue gold-mining is the world’s largest source of mercury pollution