Phasing Out Mercury? Ecological Economics and Indonesia’s Small-Scale Gold Mining Sector

This article uses an ecological economics approach to analyse tensions surrounding efforts to phase out mercury in Indonesia’s artisanal and small-scale gold mining (ASGM) sector, among the largest sources of mercury pollution worldwide.

CIRDI provided funding through Global Affairs Canada for this research report.

Open Access research, Ecological Economics Journal of ScienceDirect

Authors: Samuel J. Spiegel, Sumali Agrawal, Dino Mikha, Kartie Vitamerry, Philippe Le Billon, Marcello Veiga, Kulansi Konolius, Bardolf Paul.

Published: July 18, 2017

Read the report here.