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Andrés Ángel

Poopó in western Bolivia

At the entrance to Poopó, the landscape includes pools of mining waste and damaged soil. | Credit: Andrés Ángel / AIDA.

For centuries, Bolivia has allowed its economy to depend almost exclusively on the extractive sector, an option that is entirely unsustainable in the medium and long term. The biggest challenge is demonstrating that the sustainable path can be fruitful and, ultimately, that it is a better option...

Andrés Ángel

Blue lakes of crystal-clear water in Santurbán

Blue lakes of crystal-clear water in Santurbán. | Credit: Alberto Peña Kay / AIDA.

Hiding the trash under the carpet does not mean you’ve cleaned, not in terms of the economy and certainly not in terms of mining.

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